Posts in Peter Cowley
Leading Innovation within the IP Industry

In this edition of the Invested Investor podcast, we immerse ourselves in the world of IP.  We talk with the acutely, insightful Zeev Fisher, founder of Pekama, a Cambridge based IP company. Zeev saw the need for innovation and has since, initiated change within the IP space, for both IP owners and attorneys. You can hear more by listening to his podcast…

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"Raw Intellectual Horsepower" Luke Hakes

In this weeks Invested Investor podcast, we are pleased to introduce, former scientist, Luke Hakes. An accomplished deep technologies investor with numerous successes under his belt, including Magic Pony and Eve Sleep, to name just a couple. You can hear more by listening to his podcast…

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Scouting for deep tech and science start-ups

This week on the Invested Investor podcast we are pleased to bring you the enthusiastic and determined, iconoclast, Gemma Milne. A creative, innovation strategist and freelance tech and science writer. Gemma gives us an insight into her deep passion for all things tech. You can hear more by listening to her podcast …

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The Invested Investor 2018 year end edition

In this edition we cant offer you the full turkey dinner with all the trimmings but we can bring you some seasonal cheer with our 2018 year end special edition. This podcast brings together a collection of serial entrepreneurs and seasoned invested investors, it focuses on some of our highlights from 2018. You can hear more by listening to the podcast…

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Capital is as important as the idea

Dr Victor Christou follows on from part one of his podcast, he tells his story beyond Opsys and discusses his philosophy behind investments made today. Victor spent time at Oxford Capital Partners and later at Wellington Partners before embarking on his future at Cambridge Innovation Capital. He manages a fine balance between his entrepreneur and the investment, by engaging in a necessary mix of support and scepticism. You can hear more by listening to his podcast…

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A lesson in being dogmatic towards your beliefs and embracing chance opportunity

Victor Christou is the CEO of Cambridge Innovation Capital, he relates his story from career academic to entrepreneur and why his future switched from one to the other. His career began at Oxford when creating innovative materials in the laboratory, this led him to recognise the business potential of developing technologies. You can hear more by listening to his podcast…

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Being bold enough to stand on the shoulders of giants

Pilgrim Beart shares his journey from Silicon Valley to his Cambridge homeland and gives us his insight into the similarities between the two. He discusses how start-ups can adopt the valley’s culture in order to be diverse, both in forming partnerships and buying into other peoples expertise. This is to ride the scaling wave and not get left behind. You can hear more by listening to his podcast…

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Scaling Africa, through entrepreneurship, then government innovation

Tamara Giltsoff never expected to end up in a Government role. She was always interested in new technologies and how they could create innovative business models. This led her to Product Health a connected hardware start-up, which also introduced her to commercial Africa. When it was time to move on, Tamara found her calling as Head of Innovation at the Department for International Development. In this podcast, Tamara gives us insight on how her entrepreneurial spirit could be applied to the world of government, as well as the economic development of Africa. She also investigates how venture capitalism can help shape future government investing practice.

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