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University of the Witwatersrand, MS 1969
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Robin Klein

Robin Klein is the Non - Executive Chairman of MOO Print Ltd.

He is also a Venture Partner at Index Ventures.

Robin joined the London office of Index Ventures in April 2010 as a Venture Partner.

He is a founding partner of The Accelerator Group, a seed investment company specialising in e-commerce, digital media and Internet services.

He is currently Chairman of,

Quickbridge (Wonga),

Moo Print Ltd. ,

MyBuilder .

He sits on the Boards of,

EDITD,

Farfetch,

FreeAgent,

OneFineStay,

Skimlinks,

Zoopla .

Robin is a governor of Rhyl primary school.

He is also a past Chairman of Great Ormond Street hospital’s funding company.

Robin has 25 years of operating experience, 20 years of which as entrepreneur and 14 years of investing experience and he has been on the boards of three publicly quoted companies. In his last operating role as Chairman and CEO of Innovations, he conducted the very first UK ecommerce transaction in May 1995.

Since starting his investment career in earnest in 1998 by co-founding The Accelerator Group (TAG) with his son, Saul, they have made over sixty investments.

Some of TAG’s exits include Agent Provocateur (3i) where Robin was Chairman for five years, Sit Up TV (Virgin Media), board member for 4 years, Lastminute (IPO), Last.fm (CBS), Dopplr (Nokia), Lovefilm (Amazon), Fizzback (Nice Systems), Slideshare (Linkedin), Tweetdeck (Twitter) and Mashery (Intel).

Robin is passionate about helping to build the European technology start-up ecosystem and actively supports Saul in the promotion of Seedcamp and OpenCoffee.

He has a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering.

An MSc in Industrial Engineering.

Current focus

Sectors :

Consumer, Ecommerce, Internet, Marketplace

Geographies :

Israel, UK

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
JustInvesting 11/2013Seed£750k3
Farmeron 5/2012Seed$1.4M8
Blossom 3/2012Seed$40k4
Farmeron 10/2011Seed1
Lookery 2/2008Seed$900k21

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Sources

  1. JustInvesting Raises £750K in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  2. Farmeron raises $1.4M to bring cloud services to farmers (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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  5. Reed Hundt Invests in Facebook Ad-Platform Lookery (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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