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Non-Executive Director @
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26 Investments in 17 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
London
Website:
http://www.the-accelerator.blogspot.com
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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

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Founder

Founding Partner

Non Executive Director

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Non-Executive Director

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

Director

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

General Partner

Sep 1, 2003 - Current   (about 13 years)
Past
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Ended
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Company
Apr 25, 2010
Unknown
Venture Partner
2001
2011
Non Exec Director
2007
2010
Venture Partner
2006
2010
Non Exec Director
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jan, 2016$10.7M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2015$1.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Nov, 2015$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2015$40M / Series D
Jun, 2015$25M / Series C
Oct, 2014$3.2M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2014£2M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$25M / Series B
May, 2014$2.65M / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$4.4M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2013£750k / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2013$6M / Series A
Mar, 2013$20M / Series C
Feb, 2013$2.1M / Seed (Lead)
Jun, 2012$12.2M / Series B
May, 2012$1.61M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2012$1.3M / Seed
Mar, 2012$40k / SeedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2012$11M / Series B
Jan, 2012$18M / Series B (Lead)
Jun, 2011$1.6M / Seed
Apr, 2011$8M / Series A (Lead)
Mar, 2011$3.7M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2008$900k / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2006$7M / Series A
May, 2006$5M / Series A (Lead)

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