Overview

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Primary Role
Co-Founder & Partner @
Investments
3 Investments in 3 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
London
Website:
/person/toby-coppel
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Person Details

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Toby Coppel is a Co-Founder and Partner at Mosaic Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm based in London. Toby has been in investing and operating roles in the internet sector since 1996.

Prior to Mosaic, as a Partner at Virgin and an active angel investor over the past 4 years, Toby has made investments in companies such as Criteo, CreativeLive, Hailo, Pinterest and Transferwise and served on boards including Criteo, Virgin Care, Virgin Galactic, and Virgin Mobile (France).

Toby was previously Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief Strategy Officer at Yahoo! from 2001-2007 where he led the team that invested $1 billion into Alibaba for a 40% ownership stake in 2005 and acquired over 30 startups including Flickr, Inktomi, and Overture, for an aggregate of over $4 billion. Toby also ran Yahoo!’s European operations from 2007-2009, a $1 billion division of Yahoo! with over 2,000 employees.

Prior to this, Toby was an Internet Investor at Windsor Media and Allen & Company and was a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs.

Toby earned his MBA in Entrepreneurship from Harvard Business School and his M.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from University of Oxford.

Jobs (8)

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Current

Co-Founder & Partner

Jul, 2014 - Current   (about 2 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
Jan, 2010
Jul, 2014
Partner
Jan, 2010
Jul, 2014
Partner
Jun, 2007
Mar, 2009
Head - European Operations
Apr, 2001
Jun, 2007
SVP - Corporate Development / Chief Strategy Officer
May, 2000
May, 2001
Internet Investor
Apr, 1997
Apr, 2000
VP - Investments
Jun, 1993
Jun, 1995
Financial Analyst

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

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Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2015$10M / Series A
Oct, 2014$30M / Series A
Aug, 2009$2M / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (2)

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News (36)

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Past Event Appearances (3)

Images (8)

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