Working in Venture Capital

Working in Venture Capital

Harry Davies

Early stage business funding specialist

In the last video to this series on Venture Capital, Harry delves into the different roles and responsibilities of those within a venture capital firm. This includes partners, analysts, associates and so on before briefly introducing the VC ecosystem within the UK. In 2019, £10.1bn was invested by VCs into UK companies.

In the last video to this series on Venture Capital, Harry delves into the different roles and responsibilities of those within a venture capital firm. This includes partners, analysts, associates and so on before briefly introducing the VC ecosystem within the UK. In 2019, £10.1bn was invested by VCs into UK companies.

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Working in Venture Capital

7 mins 15 secs

Overview

In order for entrepreneurs to connect with the right people within a Venture Capital firm it’s valuable to know who does what. Partners play a large role, Principals bring influence, and Associates can champion your business within the fund. The VC ecosystem is in rude health in the UK and there are a wide range of options for early stage companies to take advantage of.

Key learning objectives:

  • What are the key roles within a venture capital fund?

  • Do venture capital firms network with each other?

  • What does the venture capital ecosystem look like in the UK?

  • Where should early stage companies go for funding?

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Harry Davies

Harry Davies

Harry Davies has spent the last few years investing in and supporting early-stage technology startups, and has worked with over 200+ startups. He started doing this at Wayra, O2 and Telefonica’s startup accelerator, where they would invest in companies that had a strategic fit with Telefonica, across telecoms, fintech, cyber security, healthcare and more. Harry has since moved to Tech Nation, a UK Government backed body that supports the UK tech sector.

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