|St. Andrews University, Masters||2006|
|Philosophy and Psychology|
Playfair Capital is run by founder Federico Pirzio-Biroli.
Federico is an active angel investor, London based, primarily investing in seed level, early stage technology-based startups. He is the Director of Playfair Capital, who’s current portfolio includes Duedil, Flattr, Mobius Motors, On Device Research and Mixlr. Before moving to London, he spent several years in Africa working for the UN, Oxfam and PharmaSecure, after which he lobbied government and large aid organisations to increase the transparency of aid flows. He is interested in big data, mobile, and developing country oriented, philanthropically minded ventures.
His capital comes from shares he sold from the family business.
Playfair has £3.3 million of capital and has invested £1 million.