Frank Meehan is Co-Founder and Partner at SparkLabs Global seed fund, launched in Nov 2013 and as of Oct 2014 an investor in 40 companies in the US, Asia and Europe. Also partner at SparkLabs Accelerator Korea, one of the most successful accelerators in Asia, which as nurtured 33 great companies in 4 cohorts since early 2013.
Frank is a Board Director at Lifesum AB, a SparkLabs Global investment. He is also a private investor in Edge Mobile (UK), Living the Dream (UK), Brisk.io (Sweden) and advisor to 8 Mobile (UK).
Previously Frank was part of the Horizons Ventures team (HK), representing Horizons on the boards of Summly, Spotify, Siri, Affectiva, Bitcasa, Ginger, Magisto and several others.
Frank founded and was the CEO of INQ Mobile, part of the Hutchison Whampoa Group, which won best handset at the premier mobile event - the Mobile World Congress - with the innovative INQ1 in Barcelona 2009. Prior to that the INQ team won best runner up with the 3 Skypephone which was developed in a far sighted partnership with Skype and Qualcomm.
From 2001 Frank worked for Hutchison Whampoa in many capacities since 2001, and prior to that worked for Ericsson in Sweden, Singapore and Hong Kong. He originally started as a coder and troubleshooter in Stockholm.
He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Sydney University, Australia and a Masters in Science from the Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden.
Co-Founder & General Partner
Oct, 2013 - Current (almost 3 years)
|May 30, 2016||TechCrunch - Vote now in The Europas Conference & Awards for European startups|
|Jan 30, 2016||Venture Beat - 12 things we learned as a new VC fund|
|Dec 12, 2015||PRWeb Sitemap - SparkLabs Hosts the Largest Demo Day in the World As Asia’s Startup Craze Explodes|
|Jun 29, 2015||TechCrunch - SmartUp App Virtually Mentors New Entrepreneurs And Could Lead To Funding|
|May 20, 2015||Re/code - Another New Messaging Gimmick: Avatars That Act Out Your Texts|
|Apr 9, 2015||Financial Times - Do entrepreneurs need an MBA? - FT.com|
|Apr 14, 2014||TechCrunch - Lifesum Health Tracker App Gets $6.7M Series A To Outgrow Its Nordics Base|
|Apr 8, 2014||The Next Web - SparkLabs Plans Hardware Accelerator in Korea|