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Websitelinkedin.com/in/c...
Twitter@scoutu
BirthplaceCanada

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London School of Economics, MS 1987
Economics
Harvard Business School, MBA 1993
General Business
University of British Columbia, BA 1986
Honours Political Science

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Sherry Coutu

Sherry Coutu is an angel investor and serves on the boards of companies, charities and universities.

As an entrepreneur, Sherry established and successfully sold two businesses in the financial services industry. The first (acquired by Euromoney plc) has operations in more than 70 countries. The second was floated in 2000 on London and Nasdaq and the company was valued at more than $1 billion before being acquired (by AMP plc). Sherry is active in early stage investing and has raised several rounds of venture capital and public equity totaling more than $200 million.

Sherry has decades of experience serving companies which range from fast growth private early stage to public and boards with turnover of more than £ 1 bn.

She is a frequent public speaker, a national judge of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards, and presents regularly at the top business schools. She specialises in consumer, internet, information services and clean energy.

Current university affiliations include Cambridge University and Harvard Business School. Charitable / Government affiliations include the Prince’s Trust, Cancer Research UK and NESTA.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
MOVE Guides 12/2013Seed$1.8M7
DueDil 8/2012Angel4
YPlan 7/2012Seed$1.7M9
MOVE Guides 7/2012Angel£400k7
PeerIndex 3/2012Series A$3M5
Brainient 1/2012Series A$1.8M6
LOOKK 8/2011Venture Round6
Huddlebuy 4/2011Angel£350k8
Brainient 8/2010Seed$800k5
Recurly 7/2010Seed$1.6M7
Timetric 3/2010Seed7
PeerIndex 7/2009Series A10

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  1. Notion Capital And NEA Put $1.8M Into International Relocation Startup MOVE Guides (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Duedil backed to open up company information (telegraph.co.uk) [edit]
  3. techcrunch.com (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. MOVE Guides Secures Seed Funding to Revolutionise International Relocations (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. PeerIndex Picks Up $3 Million To Win Friends And Influence People (And Beat Klout) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Brainient raises $1.8 million to scale its video ad performance platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Carmen Busquets invests in social networking clothing design business Lookk.com (telegraph.co.uk) [edit]
  8. Huddlebuy, The ‘Groupon-For-Small Businesses’, Raises £350K In Angel Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Brainient gets an $800,000 heachache, but a good one (eu.techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. techcrunch.com [edit]
  11. Investment announcement! (blog.timetric.com) [edit]
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