50 UK-Based Investors Coming to Web Summit

Over a thousand investors from around the world are set to descend on Dublin this November, hoping to invest in the next big tech startup. And who knows? They could get lucky. When Uber came to Web Summit it was a startup with only 9,000 customers. After raising $37 million during a Web Summit pub crawl, it is now valued at a staggering $50 billion. Could the next unicorn (a company valued at over $1 billion) be in our midst? If there is, these investors are sure to spot it…

Christian Hernandez Gallardo – Managing Partner – White Star Capital

Christian Hernandez Gallardo

For the last two years, Christian has been the managing partner of White Star Capital, a company he co-founded. White Star Capital has backed a number of successful companies, including Dollar Shave Club, Bloglovin’ and Betaworks. Prior to this he was the European director of Facebook, where he ensured that Facebook’s Business Development, Platform and Developer Network groups expanded internationally.

Hiro Tamura – Partner – Atomico

Hiro Tamura
Hiro is a partner at Atomico, where he oversees the portfolio management of their funds. Before Atomico, Hiro co-founded a Tokyo-based investment firm which invested over $300 million in various companies. For over 15 years he has been helping companies expand to international audiences, most notably working with Niklas Zennström on Skype’s global expansion.

Amy Nauiokas – Founder – Anthemis Group

Amy Nauiokas

As the president of Anthemis, Amy leads the team in their strategic and investor activities. Her list of early investments include Climate Corporation and Simple, both of which were later acquired in multimillion dollar deals. She’s helped bring a number of creative projects to life by producing the likes of Broadway’s Once and Sundance Film Festival’s Diary of a Teenage Girl.

Sonali De Rycker – General Partner – Accel Partners
Saul Klein – Founder – Seedcamp
Toby Coppel – Co-founder and Partner – Mosaic Ventures
Fred Davis – Partner – The Raine Group
Fred Destin – Partner – Accel Partners
Reshma Sohoni – Partner & Co-Founder – Seedcamp
Jeppe Zink – General Partner – Northzone
David Soskin – Co-founder – Howzat Partners
Michael Birch – Angel Investor
Sumeet Pillai  – Partner – Earlsfield Capital
Jason Ball – Investment Director – Qualcomm Ventures
Jonathan W Meeks – Managing Director – TA Associates
Jess Williamson – Director – Techstars
Davor Hebel – Partner – FidelityGrowthPartners
Philippe Botteri – Partner – Accel Partners
Gareth Jefferies – Associate – Northzone
Craig Netterfield – Managing Partner – Columbia Lake Partners
Carolina Brochado – Vice President – Atomico
Eeswaran Navaratnam – Managing Partner – 01 Ventures
Chris Haley – Partner – 01 Ventures
Julian Bennet – Senior Associate – Hg Capital
Natasha Ratanshi – Associate  – Piton Capital
Andrin Bachmann – Partner – Piton Capital
Joachim Fleury – Head of TMT – Clifford Chance
Jan Harley – Director – Unilever Ventures
John Doran – Principal – TCV
Andre de Haes – Founder – Backed
Paolo Rubatto – Founder – Start Capital
Rory O’Sullivan – Managing Director – Bulger Partners
Peter Globokar – Managing Director – Mooreland Partners
Seth Kundrot – Executive Director – Mooreland Partners
Manuel Silva Martinez – Partner – Santander InnoVentures
Tony Saigh – Managing Partner – Saber Growth Partners
Gil Dibner – Venture Syndicate Lead – Independent
John Brimacombe – Operating Partner – Sussex Place Ventures
Evan Schoenbach – Early Stage Investor – Mosaic Ventures
Dishang Patel – Partner – Earlsfield Capital
Harvey Nugent – Director – Kinetik Ventures
Paolo Vaglietti – Managing Director – Atlantis Capital Management
John Henderson – Principal – White Star Capital
Donatella Callegaris – Director – Columbia Lake Partners
Simon Menashy – Investment Director – MMC Ventures
Helen Wang – Investment Analyst – Oak Hill Advisors
Sam Myers – Associate – Balderton Capital
Dan O’Toole – Associate – Notion Capital
Patrick Norris – Vice President – Notion Capital

If you’re an investor and would like to join the others at Web Summit you can request more info here.

 If you’re a startup and haven’t applied to exhibit yet, apply here.

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