Simon is an experienced corporate financier and former Director of the specialist European investment bank Beeson Gregory. In 2001 he left to found Core Technology Ventures, the UK’s first internationally focussed corporate finance boutique focussed on technology businesses. He has raised +$300million to-date for 46 technology businesses at all stages of their development from start-up to fully commercial. CoreTec has had many accolades and involvements at European Commission level including participation, as the sole financial expert, in a €4.5 million audit of European Hydrogen and fuel cell capability. CoreTec also sat on the EU Finance & Business Development Panel and contributed to the European Investment Banks Guide to Financing from European Technology Platforms. He founded TTC in 2012 and is focussed on deal origination and financing.
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David is an experienced venture capitalist having led numerous transactions and realised exits through trade sales and flotations. He has a combined honours degree in Biophysics and Genetics and an MBA. His career as a professional scientist, moving to technical and then management consulting with Cambridge Consultants and Arthur D. Little has given him practical hands on experience in technology creation, development and realisation. He has worked with a number of universities on IP exploitation. He now sits on investment committees and provides hands on portfolio company support for a number of Venture Capital companies. David is Chairman of Oxford Technology VCT4 plc a technology focussed Venture Capital Trust listed on the London Stock Exchange.
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Richard is Managing Partner of MTI Ventures and the Chair of its Investment Committee. Richard is a Chartered Accountant and holds a BCom, Edinburgh. At TTC, Richard focusses on operations and compliance.
With an Industrial Engineering background, Mahmut's international career journeys 35 years through contracting, computerised management information systems, business consultancy, energy and aviation project management , risk management and insurance, international trade, finance and investments. Mahmut has been a Venture Partner of TransTech Capital LLP since 2012, an UK based venture capital advisory and fund management company focusing on intellectual property based technology transfer and development in Turkey and the region, leading to breakthrough high value added products.
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