Invested Investor Thoughts: Calling it quits, from an entrepreneur and investor perspective

From experience, even on a successful exit, founders find it tough – not just the stress of the process but what to do afterwards – having a boss for the first time in years or leaving immediately or soon into unemployment (albeit with some cash). 

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Spotlight on RFeye

In partnership with Angel News, this month’s Start-up Spotlight focuses on the co-founder of Cambridge based CRFS, Alistair Massarella. Following a background in engineering and physics, Alistair used his experiences with the British Antarctic survey to join the Olivetti research labs in Cambridge.

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"Time is your most precious asset" Dr Elin Haf Davies

Dr Elin Haf Davies is both tenacious and personable. In this week’s podcast she shares her professional journey and her love of extreme physical adventures. Elin’s career began as a paediatric nurse at Great Ormond Street hospital. You can hear more by listening to her podcast…

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The Godfather of European Accelerators

Jon Bradford has been described as the godfather of European accelerators for good reason. This week on the invested investor we gain an insightful look at Jon’s journey from founding The Difference Engine an incubator for digital start-ups. You can hear more by listening to his podcast…

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Transforming mindsets for successful leadership

Katy Tuncer, serial founder and leadership coach is this weeks guest on the Investor Invested podcast we are delighted to welcome her back. As the founder of Horizon37, Katy explains her philosophy and approach to leadership coaching and talks us through her vision. You can hear more by listening to her podcast…

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Invested Investor Thoughts: Entrepreneurialism, is it nature or nurture?

This month’s Invested Investor thoughts focuses on whether you are born an entrepreneur or you develop into one. Peter Cowley explores his thoughts around the topic, delving into his own experiences to understand whether it was nature or nurture that led to the launch of his 14 start-ups…

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For the love of Africa and my social responsibility

Tomi Davies is our welcome guest this week. Tomi discusses his awareness of a strong social responsibility and how he feels this is knitted together with his commercial and technological talents. The President of the African Business Angel Network (ABAN) and co-founder of the Lagos Angel Network (LAN). You can hear more by listening to his podcast…

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In pursuit of unicorns

Max Bautin connects with the Invested Investor podcast this week. Co-founder and partner in IQ Capital, a Cambridge based deep tech, seed and early stage VC fund, focusing on a portfolio of UK start-ups. Max offers us an insightful glimpse into his world, a compelling listen. You can hear more by listening to his podcast…

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