Rory is a partner of MMC, having joined the company in 2009. He is responsible for leading new investments and representing MMC on portfolio company boards. Rory is passionate about technology, particularly within the internet, mobile and software sectors.
Rory has led investments in AlexandAlexa, LoveHomeSwap, Masabi, NewVoiceMedia, Reevoo, Somo, TyresontheDrive, Wedo and Wool and the Gang.
Before joining MMC, Rory was in the UK mergers and acquisitions team at Greenhill, before going on to found a start-up business in the social media space.
He has an MA in Economics from Edinburgh University.
Board & Advisor Roles (8)Update
|Mar, 2015||Reevoo||$1.5M / Series C (Lead)||MMC Ventures|
|Apr, 2014||Somo||$5.5M / Venture (Lead)||MMC Ventures|
|Sep, 2013||Love Home Swap||£1M / Private Equity (Lead)||MMC Ventures|
|Sep, 2013||TyresOnTheDrive.com||£1.5M / Venture (Lead)||MMC Ventures|
|Jul, 2013||Wool and the Gang||$2.8M / Seed||MMC Ventures|
|Mar, 2013||Masabi||$2.8M / Private Equity||MMC Ventures|
|Feb, 2013||TyresOnTheDrive.com||£640k / Undisclosed||MMC Ventures|
|Jan, 2013||NewVoiceMedia||$20M / Series B (Lead)||MMC Ventures|
|Nov, 2012||Love Home Swap||$1.28M / Private Equity||MMC Ventures|
|Jan, 2012||Love Home Swap||£850k / Seed (Lead)||MMC Ventures|
|Dec, 2010||ALEXANDALEXA||£1.5M / Series A (Lead)||MMC Ventures|
|Feb 7, 2016||Telegraph - Equity fund BGF reports record January with £50m invested in one month|
|Jan 28, 2016||PE HUB - NewVoiceMedia raises $30 mln|
|Jan 28, 2016||Tech City News - UK cloud tech provider NewVoiceMedia nets $30m in funding|
|Jan 28, 2016||PRNewswire UK All - NewVoiceMedia Secures $30m Investment to Accelerate Rapid International Expansion and Innovation|
|Dec 7, 2015||PE HUB - UK recipe box service Gousto grabs funding|
|Jun 3, 2015||StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: June 3, 2015|
|Jun 3, 2015||WSJ Blogs - Latest London VC Fund to Focus on Fashion, Luxury Tech|
|Jun 1, 2015||TechCrunch - More VC Musical Chairs In London’s Investor Community|