I am a start-up mentor
I help start-ups raise
I build accelerators
Experience & achievements
EIR & Investment lead - Techstars London
Worked closely with a cohort of 12 Techstars ventures. The cohort (T2 22) ventures had an NPS of 94. My personal NPS was 96. I supported in the following areas:
- Mentoring & office hours
- Fundraising & strategy
- Pitch training
- Programme design
Lead the University of Oxford pre-seed to seed stage accelerator
My role as Head of ventures was to lead the successful delivery of the University of Oxford pre-seed to seed-stage accelerator, OXFO Elevate. This is a 6-month, hands-on, intensive venture building programme focused on supporting Oxford affiliated ventures.
Built the University of Oxford, Oxford Foundry, pre-seed accelerator
My role was to design, build and launch the University of Oxford pre-seed to seed stage accelerator, OXFO Elevate, funded by Said Business School, Reid Hoffman and additional philanthropic and corporate donors.
Raised investment for pre-seed to seed stage ventures in the UK
Working for one of Europe’s largest angel/investment networks, my role was to raise investment for UK pre-seed to pre-Series A start-ups. This included managing a network of 300+ investors, working closely with founders and doing due diligence on early stage start-ups across different sectors.