Patrick is a former web developer and mechanical engineer. He spent the early part of his career advising top technology companies at investment bank Goldman Sachs.
Patrick previously started and ran a VC fund for Universal Music Group, which had invested in Spotify, Shazam, Uber, TikTok, Houseparty, Stance and more.
He is an avid sea swimmer and coffee sipper when at home in San Francisco, and prefers running and reading when on the road in Europe or New York.
SF + London
David has been actively involved in the European and international technology scene for over a decade, and started angel investing in 2014.
David co-founded tech events business Web Summit, and helped it grow to host some of the world’s largest startup gatherings. He resigned from Web Summit in March 2021.
David is an active father of three, and splits his time between Dublin and Lisbon, when not crisscrossing Europe’s other capital cities to meet with founders.
Audrey focuses primarily on fintech and enterprise software across Europe and US.
She started her career at Goldman Sachs in London and San Francisco after graduating from Stanford University. After that she joined Entrepreneur First to incubate new company ideas and began advising early stage teams. She spends most of her free time producing music.
London + SF
Alex is a self-taught developer from South Africa who focuses on infrastructure and enterprise software.
He was formerly the Investors Team Lead at Web Summit in Dublin, and started his career at VMWare in Palo Alto. He graduated magna cum laude from Northeastern University, Boston. He spends his free time publishing technical primers, writing code, and developing games.
In this post we unpack the build system and package manager Nix.
London + Dublin
Cloudsmith continues to serve big names, including Shopify, HP, PagerDuty and Bloomberg.
A password-less data connectivity startup for the financial services industry, raised $15M in a Series A.
"We’ve never been better positioned to realize our vision to make tech fun again."