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19 Investments in 18 Companies
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Charles Songhurst is a founding partner of Katana Capital, a long-short equity hedge fund. He also runs the Songhurst Group, which holds assets in a variety of private companies.

Charles ran corporate strategy for Microsoft and focused on partnering and M&A. He was involved in the Yahoo acquisition and commercial deal, and the Skype acquisition. Before running corporate strategy, Charles was focused on the emergence of Google and the growth of the search industry.

Prior, Charles was an analyst at McKinsey & Company in London. Charles received a bachelor’s degree from Oxford University in politics, philosophy, and economics.

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016undisclosed amount / VenturePersonal Investment
Jul, 2016£2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2016$3.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$1.9M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2015$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2015$9.59M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2015$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$54.7M / Series CPersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2014$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2014$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2014undisclosed amount / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2014$2.25M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$1.6M / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Jun, 2013$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2012$600k / VenturePersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$5M / SeedPersonal Investment

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