Join us for an informal chat with BGF Ventures over coffee and cake. We will be welcoming Rory Stirling.
BGF Ventures is the UK’s largest ever venture capital company dedicated to earlier stage UK technology companies, with £200m to invest. Launched in September 2015, BGF Ventures is being run by a dedicated team led by Harry Briggs, Simon Calver and Rory Stirling. BGF Ventures made its first investment, into recipe box delivery company Gousto, in December 2015. BGF Ventures is part of BGF, the UK’s most active provider of growth capital to small and mid-sized businesses across a range of sectors. Previous BGF technology investments include Unruly Media, The Exchange Lab, Bullitt Group and Skyscape.
Rory is a partner at BGF Ventures, a new £200m venture capital company dedicated to earlier stage UK technology companies. Rory was previously a partner at MMC Ventures where he led investments across consumer internet, mobile and software. He became a Partner of MMC Ventures at the age of 29 and in 2014 was shortlisted for Investor of the Year at the Investor Allstar Awards. Rory has been one of the most active venture capital investors in the UK; his investments include NewVoiceMedia, AlexandAlexa, Base79, Pact, Masabi, Reevoo, Tyres on the Drive, Somo, Brightpearl, Wool and the Gang, Hubbub, Appear Here, PayasUgym and Love Home Swap.
NB. VC Coffee Mornings are available only to startup Founders/CEOs - please do not send members of staff along in your stead.
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