Andrew Black is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at BrandProject. He also serves as Board Member at Freshly and Awake Chocolate. He serves as the Chairman at Tuned Brands. Andrew has a wealth of experience helping to build some of the world's leading consumer products and consumer technology companies. His expertise spans six different industries and includes building and transforming businesses in highly competitive markets. He has launched over 100 new products and services for global icons including Nike, Virgin, LEGO, Cadbury Schweppes, and Colgate Palmolive. Andrew has strong operational and leadership experience, having been Founder and CEO of Virgin Mobile Canada, President Americas at LEGO, General Manager for the US Equipment Business and lead business development for nike.com at Nike Inc., and VP Marketing-North America at Cadbury Schweppes/Dr Pepper 7UP. Black founded BrandProject LP, a company creation studio that builds, buys, and makes seed stage investments in disruptive consumer brands. Andrew is a graduate of Queen's University with a Bachelor in Economics. He also is a Board Member of Free The Children and Virgin Unite and is a mentor at Next 36 and Extreme Start Ups. He has a BA degree in Economics from Queen's University in 1984.
Daymond John is a Co-Founder and serves as President & Chief Executive Officer at Fubu. John served as an Advisor at Innovation Capital Advisors. Previously, he served as a Board Member at Resultly. In 2009, Daymond became co-star on ABC's hit series Shark Tank, where aspiring entrepreneurs present their companies to a panel of successful business icons to raise capital. Daymond invested in several of the companies on the show and has emerged as a spokesman for active angel investing. In 2007, Daymond released his first book, Display of Power, the story of how he built FUBU into a global fashion power. In 2010, his second book, The Brand Within, examines the loyalty-based relationships that brands and celebrities seek to establish with their customers and fans.
Mr. Adam Bain was the Chief Operating Officer of Twitter from September 2015 until November 2016, and President, Global Revenue & Partnerships from 2010 to 2015, where he was responsible for the business lines at the public company, building one of the fastest revenue ramps past $2 billion in history. He serves as Co-Founder & Managing Partner at 01 Advisors. He serves as Board Member at Autograph. He also serves as Board Member at Opendoor. He serves as an Advisor at Luma Partners. He serves as Board Observer at Braid. He also served as Board Member at Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp II. He oversaw 2,500 employees in 20 countries ranging from Product teams, Business Operations, Business Development, and Media Partnerships, Developer Relations, Twitter's International business, and all of the go-to-market Sales teams for the advertising and data businesses. Previously, he was the President of the Fox Audience Network at Newscorp, responsible for monetizing all of Fox's digital assets. He started his career running product and engineering teams at Fox Sports and the Los Angeles Times. He earned his BA in English Journalism from Miami University, in Ohio.
Chicago Illinois - Illinois - San Francisco Bay Area, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Other • IT (& TMT) • Education • Businesses Solutions • Sales (& Marketing) • Entertainment (& Sports) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Logistics (& Distribution) • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Mobile
Trident Capital Cybersecurity is a venture capital fund dedicated solely to cybersecurity early stage investing. It is a spin-out of Trident Capital and prefers to invest in the internet of things, secure payments and fraud, next-generation identity platforms, behavioral analytics and privacy and security.
Grishin Robotics is a venture capital firm that invests from seed to late stage in the smart hardware, robotics and internet of things sector. The firm was founded in 2012 and is based in New York, New York.
Investing in PropTech • IT (& TMT) • Bu... London, U.S.A.
$2200000 (Early stage VC)
• Verto Homes:
$645000 (Seed Round)
$590000 (Seed Round)
• Africa New Energies:
$560000 (Seed Round)
• Crypta Labs:
$250000 (Seed Round)
$160000 (Seed Round)
$100000 (Seed Round)
$82500 (Seed Round)
$55000 (Seed Round)
• New Soda:
$25140 (Seed Round)
PropTech • IT (& TMT) • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Sales (& Marketing) • Entertainment (& Sports) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Legal Tech • Mobile
Most Interested In
Any UK/European company in any sector that already has robust sales, most likely 3 years out from IPO/Exit.
The business must have defensible barriers to entry and the founders must display passion for what they do.
Not Interested In
I do not understand medtech or biotech.
My thesis does not allow investment in the USA