Meet Chris Wade, Venture Partner at Octopus Investments. Chris is a seasoned entrepreneur, advisor and investor in early stage technology companies, most notably co-founding Cambridge Positioning Systems, which pioneered location solutions for the global mobile phone industry. He has acted as an advisor to various Venture Capital Groups as well as the UK Government. Chris has successfully invested in, built and exited numerous early stage companies, creating value through strong strategic alliances with blue-chip corporates in Europe, Asia and North America, making him a unique and valuable sounding board to both General Partners and portfolio Companies.
On This Episode You’ll Learn:
How did Chris get into Venture Capital?
After having spent time as the UK government’s Head of Venture Capital investments What challenges did Chris encounter transitioning to a Limited Partner role?
How has AI talent accrued in London over the past few years?