50 Investors Coming to Dublin

We’re excited to announce 50 more investors making their way to Dublin in November for Web Summit. These guys are coming from 500 Startups, Bloomberg Beta, Arena Ventures and more.

Dave McClure – Founding Partner – 500 Startups

Dave is a founding partner at seed accelerator and investment fund 500 Startups. Established in 2010, 500 Startups has invested $100 million over the course of 1,000 investments, holds $170 million in assets, and has produced two unicorns. Although “pretty old and broken down these days,” he plays ultimate frisbee in Silicon Valley at least once a week, and has done so for the past 30 years. Dave will also be speaking at Angel Summit, our invite-only intimate gathering of the world’s most influential angel investors.



Neil Rimer – Cofounder – Index Ventures

Neil Rimer is the co-founder of Index Ventures, a Europe and San Francisco-based global venture capital firm. His current investment thesis includes companies in internet media, e-commerce, entertainment and education. He has invested in a broad range of market-defining companies across a number of different industries including Betfair (LSE: BET), Genmab, FundingCircle, Climate Corp. (MON) HouseTrip, Kaggle, (CBS), MOO and Supercell. 



Nic Brisbourne – Managing Partner – Forward Partners

Nic has 15 years experience in the VC industry and prior to founding Forward Partners in June 2013, was a Partner at leading venture capital firm DFJ Esprit. He has worked and invested in London and Silicon Valley, leading over 25 investments and enjoying a number of successful exits including (acquired by AOL for $125m) and Zeus Technology (acquired by Riverbed for $140m). He also authors Europe’s most popular VC blog: The Equity Kicker.



Ryan Sarver – Partner – Redpoint Ventures

Ryan focuses on consumer Internet, mobile, social, local and platform investments. His investments include Memoir and LuxeValet. Prior to joining Redpoint, Ryan was a Director at Twitter where he oversaw the platform and its ecosystem of companies.

Karin Klein – Partner – Bloomberg Beta

With more than twenty years of operating and venture capital experience, Karin currently heads Bloomberg Beta’s investing activities on the east coast. Bloomberg Beta is a $75 million venture fund to invest in and create early-stage technology companies.  Karin first developed her passion for building businesses when she co-founded an educational training program for children. 


Paige Craig – Managing Partner – Arena Ventures

Ric Fulop – General Partner – North Bridge

Jim Orlando – Managing Director – OMERS Ventures

John Coombs – Managing Director – Unilever Ventures

Caroline Horn – Partner – Andreessen Horowitz

Max Wolff – Managing Partner – Manhattan Venture Partners

Neal Dempsey – Managing General Partner – Bay Partners

Reshma Sohoni – Partner & Co-Founder – Seedcamp
James Moran – General Partner – North Bridge

Nancy Fechnay – Partner –

Chris Cooper – Partner – Pelion Venture Partners

Kamal Hassan – General Partner – Fenox Venture Capital

Damien Steel – Managing Director – OMERS Ventures

João Pereira – Director – Portugal Ventures

Karim Askar – Director – ESO Capital Partners

Stefan Bary – Managing Partner – Peak Capital

Anne Arlinghaus – Principal – KKR Capstone

James Cameron – Principal – Accel Partners

Fabrice Grinda – Angel Investor

Carlos Silva – Co-founder – Seedrs

Aron Bahnmueller – ‎Investment Director – Robert Bosch Venture Capital

Julian carter – Managing Director – EC1 Capital

Rupert Ralston – Venture Partner – I T Ventures

John Brimacombe – Operating Partner – Sussex Place Ventures

Pradeep Raman – Investor – Forward Partners

Johan van Mil – Managing Partner – Peak Capital

Michael Treskow – Principal – Accel Partners

Conor O’Neill – Principal – KKR

Manish Patel – Partner – Highland Capital

Samuel Harrison – Senior M&A Associate – Naspers

Jan Harley – Director – Unilever Ventures

Lawrence Barclay – Investment Manager – DN Capital

Allan Martinson – Partner – Polar Ventures

Benedikt Herles – Managing Partner – Vito Ventures

Vic Parker – Managing Director – Spectrum Equity

Rob Frasca – Managing Partner – COSIMO Venture Partners

Frank Seehaus – Managing Partner – Acton Capital Partners

Patrick Lord – Investment Manager – Truffle Capital

Gavin Gallagher – Partner – Brabus Capital

Michael Wieser – Investment Manager  – High-Tech Gruenderfonds

Jan Christoph Gras – Founding Partner – Berlin Ventures

Philipp Moehring – Head of Europe – AngelList

Ketan Patel – Partner – NexStar Partners

Andrew Whiting – Principal – Zouk Capital

Nicolas Louvet – Director – Serena Capital

Don’t miss meeting these 50 top investors at Web Summit. If you’re an investor and want to attend, you can request info here and Declan from our investors team will be in touch.

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