Venture Capital Investor, Octopus Ventures
Built out Octopus Ventures’ Biotech/TechBio practice and lead on the firm’s Bio investment strategy. Bootstrapped a network in the space to build out the firm’s Biotech/TechBio portfolio.
Organise and run the Bio Disruptors Showcase, helping the best of UK and Europe Bio entrepreneurs connect with top-tier EU and US funds and growth stage funds with a strong track record in the Biotech space – catalysing fundraising conversations. Only Bio-focused event in the UK with curated businesses and access to specialist Bio VCs across the spectrum (seed to growth investors) both sides of the Atlantic. Five out of the ten businesses selected to present at the 2021 event went on to raise $50m – $150m each within 12 months of the event.