Anil Hansjee is the Head of Co-Investments at Mojo Capital since January 2015.
Anil has been in executive positions for over 14 years with major global media industry corporations (IDG, Google and Kinnevik’s Modern Times Group) responsible for corporate innovation, corporate development, M&A and investment programmes.
Most recently Anil was Digital Chief Investment Officer for MTG.
At Google, Anil was Head of Corporate Development EMEA, responsible for over $450m of deals including their first European public to private deal and sourcing their first 1bn$ deal. Anil is well known in the European VC technology ecosystem as an expert in how major corporates use M&A and investments to drive change, as well as being an active Personal Investor, Advisor and Mentor for many entrepreneurs.
Since June 2011, Anil has also been an Advisor to the private equity fund EQT establishing them as a credible investor in late stage Internet deals.
Anil is also a Board Member of the Norwegian Government's 525m Euro evergreen fund Investinor.
Anil was previously an Advisor to funds Creandum (Sweden) and MCI Management (Poland), an Advisor to merchant bank boutique Lepe Partners (UK), chaired the largest YouTube network in the Nordics (Splay) and a Board Member of Shazam (UK) in which he also invested.
Anil received an Honorary Doctorate in computing in 2011, for services to entrepreneurial IT sector in the UK. Anil also has a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science from Edinburgh University and has a M.Sc. in Finance at London Business School. Anil is also a Fellow of the chartered institute for IT (BCS) and was the founding chairman of BCS Entrepreneurs Specialist Group.
Head - Co-Investments
Jan, 2015 - Current (over 1 year)
Jan, 2012 - Current (over 4 years)
Member of the Board of Directors
May 21, 2013
Senior Advisor - Internet
Jun 13, 2011
Jan, 2013 - Dec, 2014
Nov, 2012 - Dec, 2014
Member of the Board of Directors
Aug, 2011 - Aug, 2014
|May, 2013||ClusterHQ||$3M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2013||Adbrain||$1.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2013||Peak||$3M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2013||GameAnalytics||$2.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2012||Shopa||undisclosed amount / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2012||Silk||$1.6M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2012||itravel||undisclosed amount / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2012||Fantasy Shopper||$3.3M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2012||Grand Cru||$2M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2012||Digital Vega||undisclosed amount / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2011||BookingBug||$350k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2010||Zattikka||$5.5M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2009||MyWOT/WOT Web of Trust||undisclosed amount / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2007||Ubiquisys||$25M / Series B|
|Jul 21, 2015||Tech City News - We Are Colony closes $2m seed round - Tech City News|
|Jun 29, 2015||Novo Brief (Spain) - Panoramio: The day that we rejected an acquisition offer from Google|
|Aug 7, 2014||TechCrunch - Plugg Announces 20 Finalists For Startup Pitching Competition (15% Discount Codes Here)|
|Mar 11, 2014||Tech.eu - "Code-to-cloud" startup Cloud 66 raises funding; Europe's Heroku?|
|Mar 11, 2014||Venture Beat - Funding Daily: Electricity, clouds, and spam|
|Sep 10, 2013||TechCrunch - Yoyo Raises $1.2M To Launch New Kind Of Mobile Payment And Loyalty Platform|
|Jul 5, 2013||TechCrunch - Goodbye Mr Silva - A Brief History Of East London's ‘Tech City'|
|Jun 26, 2013||TechWeek Europe - ‘Capital On Stage’ Returns To London To Promote The Venture Model|