|MMU (UK), BSc (Hons)||1989|
John is a Founding Partner at Real Ventures and is also the co-founder and Managing Partner of Montreal Start Up, two early stage VC funds.
He co-founded or established regional operations for a number of software, internet and media companies in New Zealand (Bulletin.net) , South Africa (Brightpoint SA / MTN PAYG), Malaysia (Aethos Asia Pacific) and Japan (Livedoor & Vogue Planet). John also founded Piermont Ventures, a Hong Kong based boutique investment and advisory business which advised entrepreneurs and invested in their startups.
John is a citizen of the UK and New Zealand and lives in Montreal, Canada.