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About me

I am a...
reinventor of society mentor to entrepreneurs headhunter for startups investor in startups builder of communities

I help entrepreneurs reinvent themselves and society for the better. My career has included relieving the siege of Sarajevo in 1995, McKinsey strategy consultant, turning around Coca-Cola India and COO of Google Europe. In 2019 I started my portfolio career, then during lockdown 2020 I launched The Portfolio Collective, to help others succeed as portfolio professionals.

Current focus

Building The Portfolio Collective

Our mission is to help the world’s portfolio professionals launch and sustain their careers – through interactive training, insightful content, mentoring, live events, providing income generation opportunities and tools for our community to help each other.

Looking for

Ideas to our help community

Investors who believe in our mission

Partnerships & collaboration

Startup Fundraising

I am helping several startups – mostly in healthtech and edtech – to raise money, from $500k to $5m

Looking for

Investors who invest $50k to $1m

Investing In Startups

I help GFR Fund – a Silicon Valley VC – find startups in Europe. Focus is interactive/ gaming, creator economy and alternative investment platforms. Typically we invest $100-500k per company

Looking for

Investment-ready startups

Seeking Startup Leaders

We are always looking for seasoned startup executives and ambitious professionals to join or help ambitious startups & scaleups. The most popular roles sought out are COO, CTO, CFO, CMO, NED board roles and Chief of Staff

Looking for

C-Level Execs for startups & scaleups

NED board roles

Mentors, coaches & consultants

Past projects

Board Member - The Webinar Vet

The Webinar Vet (and sister companies) are building the world's leading community of vets, focused on training, professional development and innovation throughout the animal health industry

Board Member - Optimi Health

Optimi brings professional sports physiotherapy and training into your home, helping people recover faster and sustain a more active lifestyle. I help the team to shape their strategy, raise investment and deliver on this mission

Board Member - Yoxly

Yoxly aims to make regular sexual health testing the norm, offering home testing for STIs, along with a mobile app to understand - and explain - your sexual health. I have been with the team from the very beginning as a mentor, sounding board and cheerleader

Digital Expert & Advisor

After 14 years in COO/ CEO roles driving digitisation of advertising, mobility, education and healthcare, plus writing an award-winning book on the future of marketing, am sought out to speak with investors, boards and conferences on how to survive and thrive in a rapidly digitising world

Skills

Reinventing society for the better, one entrepreneur at a time

Continually learning from our community and my ‘mentees’ how to become a better portfolio professional and mentor
Mentoring Entrepreneurs 90%
Strategy & Business Model Development 90%
Talent Management & Headhunting 80%
Startup Fundraising 60%
Networking & Connecting 95%
Growth Hacking 80%

About me

I am a...
reinventor of society mentor to entrepreneurs headhunter for startups investor in startups builder of communities

I help entrepreneurs reinvent themselves and society for the better. My career has included relieving the siege of Sarajevo in 1995, McKinsey strategy consultant, turning around Coca-Cola India and COO of Google Europe. In 2019 I started my portfolio career, then during lockdown 2020 I launched The Portfolio Collective, to help others succeed as portfolio professionals.

Networking

Open to advise companies

Friends

Paulina Połońska
@paulina-polonska
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Alex Underwood
@alexunderwood
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Rus Newton
@rusnewton98
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Caroline Murray
@cowpatmurray-5
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Remy Edwards
@remy27

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