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Primary Role
Founding Partner @
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15 Investments in 11 Companies
Born:
October 1, 1976
Gender:
Male
Location:
New York
Website:
http://hkanji.com
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Hussein is a founding partner of Hoxton Ventures, a London-based early stage European venture capital firm. He currently represents Hoxton on the boards of bd4travel, Darktrace and TourRadar.

Hussein is an angel investor in Bea's of Bloomsbury, GoCardless, Halo Neuroscience, Popxo, Signpost and Yieldify. He is an advisor to Tarmin, and was previously an advisor to the chairman of Eros International (NYSE:EROS). He has occasionally assisted the UK government with technology policy. He regularly appears on BBC, Bloomberg, CNN and Sky News.

Formerly, Hussein was an associate at Accel Partners, where he focused on consumer internet, financial technology and software investments. He helped invest in OpenGamma, Playfish (acquired by EA) and Dapper (acquired by Yahoo). Hussein joined Accel from Microsoft Corporation where he was a platform planner, product manager and senior manager. He also helped put together Safe-View (acquired by L-3), and worked at Radiance Technologies (acquired by Comcast) and Studio Verso (acquired by KPMG).

Hussein holds an MBA from London Business School, and did his undergraduate studies in Symbolic Systems at Stanford University.

Jobs (14)

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Managing Director, London

Founding Partner

Mar 1, 2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Angel Investor

2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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Oct, 2005
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Consumer Internet, Financial Technology and Software Investments
Feb, 2002
Sep, 2005
Product Management
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$64M / Series C
May, 2016$6M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2015$70M / Series C
Jun, 2015$11.5M / Series A
May, 2015$4.2M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2015$18M / Series A
Nov, 2014$500k / AngelPersonal Investment
Jun, 2014£2.7M / Series A
Jan, 2014undisclosed amount / Seed
Jun, 2012undisclosed amount / Venture
Aug, 2009$2.15M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2008$17M / Series B (Lead)
Dec, 2007$3M / Series A
Jul, 2006$13M / Series C
Dec, 2005$5M / Series B

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