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Andy Phillipps

Andy Phillipps


Chairman of IAC for IQ Capital Fund II

Andy is an experienced entrepreneur and investor, founding Active Hotels in 1999, sold to Priceline in 2004 to become the non-US part of Booking.com. Andy subsequently led the purchase of Bookings BV and managed the merger with Active Hotels to form Booking.com (market cap over $50bn). Former Chairman of Toptable (now part of Priceline). Currently Andy is Chairman of Reevoo.com, Trainline and Greentraveller and NED/ex-Chairman of YPlan, as well as a lecturer at LBS and INSEAD and advisor to many start-ups.

Max Bautin

Max Bautin


Partner

Max has worked in venture capital since 2001 and has led investments into over two dozen start-ups - including Phonetic Arts (Google), Neul (Huawei), Stillfront (IPO) and Quotient (EKF). He currently represents IQCP on the boards of Grapeshot and Stillfront and oversees investments in Fluidic Analytics, Desktop Genetics and Audio Analytic. Max started his career in Millicom, a corporate investor into mobile telecom companies in developing countries. He holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the University of Cambridge. In his spare time Max enjoys white-water kayaking, gliding and riding motorcycles.

Max is an elected member of Invest Europe (ex EVCA) Venture Capital Council.

Ed Stacey

Ed Stacey


Partner

Ed has worked in early stage venture capital since co-founding Venture Technologies, a 35m high-technology fund between 1996-2001 achieving excellent returns. Notable investments included Autonomy Corporation, Whereonearth, Trustbase, KVS and Durlacher. Ed has led many profile exits with numerous IPOs including Autonomy and trade sales to Apple, Xchanging, SunMicrosystems and Yahoo. He currently sits on the Boards of Rosslyn Analytics, MiiCard and oversees investments in Privitar and Oxford Space Systems.

Ed specialises in technology, strategy and marketing channels during due diligence, Ed started his career with Henkel and Scientific Generics and holds an MBA and BSc in Physics from Manchester University.

Kerry Baldwin

Kerry Baldwin


Partner

Kerry has worked in venture capital since 1997, starting as an Investment Manager with 35m Venture Technologies, a 35m high-technology fund, with important successes including Autonomy Corporation, Whereonearth, Trustbase and Durlacher. Between 2002-6 Kerry worked taking companies from concept to AIM with a group of property HNW and an 150m Italian Venture Capital Fund. She has led numerous investments including Sirigen (Acq. Beckton Dickinson) and currently sits on the boards of Digital Assess and oversees investments with Unbound, Divido and Apperio.

Kerry manages the dealflow process at IQ Capital and focusses on Product, Channels, Competitive Analysis and team dynamics during due diligence. Kerry began her career with BDO Stoy Hayward following Royal College of Music and enjoys participating in off shore racing.

Kerry sits on the BVCA Venture Capital Committee.

Abby Robertson

Abby Robertson


Operations Manager

Abby joined the IQ Capital team in May 2008 and brings a wealth of experience in Administration and Office Management. She previously spent 3 years working in the Real Estate sector where she managed the after sales of new build residential properties throughout East Anglia.

In her spare time, Abby is a very keen athlete, having completed 6 marathons and completed a number of cycle rides in aid of the British Heart Foundation. She is now hoping to add swimming to her repertoire and, one day, complete an Iron Man Triathlon.

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Andy Phillipps

Andy Phillipps


Chairman of IAC for IQ Capital Fund II

Andy is an experienced entrepreneur and investor, founding Active Hotels in 1999, sold to Priceline in 2004 to become the non-US part of Booking.com. Andy subsequently led the purchase of Bookings BV and managed the merger with Active Hotels to form Booking.com (market cap over $50bn). Former Chairman of Toptable (now part of Priceline). Currently Andy is Chairman of Reevoo.com, Trainline and Greentraveller and NED/ex-Chairman of YPlan, as well as a lecturer at LBS and INSEAD and advisor to many start-ups.

Richard Little

Richard Little


Richard Little is an entrepreneurial non-executive Chairman and Director of software and services businesses, with substantial experience within the financial services sector. He presently serving as Chairman (since 1999) and interim CEO (since 2005) of Dovetail Group Ltd, Non-executive Chairman (since 2004) of Transversal Corporation, Non-executive director (since 2002) of Market Data Services Ltd, and Non-executive director (since 2000) of Rule Financial Ltd. Richard's career began in 1979, with Burroughs Machines Ltd., selling accounting systems to small businesses in West London. In 1982, he set up his own business, Braid, and led the company to be sold to Mercator, a Nasdaq-listed company, for $125million in 1999.

Tim Schoonmaker

Tim Schoonmaker


Tim Schoonmaker manages a portfolio of public company investments. He was at Emap plc from 1983 until 2004; where he was CEO of Emap Performance, including the group's radio and music TV interests, pioneering cross-media brand creation through digital platforms, and the Chairman of EMAP Advertising. Thereafter, he was CEO of Odeon Cinemas Ltd, where he led the business through an exit successful for investors, and also served as the media industry partner of mid-market private equity fund DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. He is currently Chairman of Grapeshot Ltd, a current portfolio company of the IQ Capital Fund. He holds an MBA from the London Business School and a BA from Dartmouth College.

David Cleevely CBE

David Cleevely CBE


David Cleevely (FREng, FIET) is an entrepreneur and international telecoms expert who has built and advised many companies, principally in Cambridge, UK.

He has invested in over 35 companies (including Neul). David was founder and former Chairman of telecoms consultancy Analysys (acquired by Datatec International in 2004). In 1998, he co-founded the web based antibody company Abcam (ABC.L) with Jonathan Milner and was Chairman until November 2009. In late 2004 he co-founded the 3G femto base station company, 3WayNetworks, which was sold to Airvana in April 2007. He has been a prime mover behind Cambridge Network, co-founder of Cambridge Wireless, co-founder and Chairman of Cambridge Angels and is a member of the IET Communications Policy Panel. For 8 years until March 2009 he was a member of the Ofcom Spectrum Advisory Board. From 2001 to 2008 David was a member of the Ministry of Defence Board overseeing information systems and services (DES-ISS, formerly the Defence Communications Services Agency).

Igor Linshits

Igor Linshits


Igor started his first business in 1988, manufacturing hairbrushes and combs. In 1990, with partners, he founded a business trading oil products that quickly became one of the largest of its kind in Russia. Throughout the 1990s Igor continued to establish new businesses including commodities' trading business Neftyanoi, and Lukoil Chemical through a partnership with Lukoil. In 2000 Igor bought a 10% stake in Mail.ru, later increasing his stake to more than 30%. Today, Mail.ru is Russia's second largest internet company. In 2001 he established a real estate development company, Delin Development, which specialised in office property. Igor immigrated to the UK in 2009 and founded Delin Capital, a private investment company with interests in real estate, technology, construction materials and agri-business. As part of Delin Capital, he also founded Delin Capital Asset Management, which invests in logistics assets in the UK and the Netherlands.

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