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
Non Executive Director
2013 - Current (almost 4 years)
2012 - Current (almost 5 years)
2012 - Current (almost 5 years)
Sep 1, 2003 - Current (about 13 years)
|Jan, 2016||Second Home||$10.7M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2015||Gojimo||$1.8M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2015||Vinaya||$3M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2015||onefinestay||$40M / Series D||Index Ventures|
|Jun, 2015||onefinestay||$25M / Series C||Index Ventures|
|Oct, 2014||User Replay||$3.2M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2014||Pact||£2M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2014||TransferWise||$25M / Series B||The Accelerator Group|
|May, 2014||Farmeron||$2.65M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2014||EDITED||$4.4M / Venture (Lead)||Index Ventures|
|Nov, 2013||JustInvesting||£750k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2013||TransferWise||$6M / Series A||The Accelerator Group|
|Mar, 2013||Farfetch||$20M / Series C||Index Ventures|
|Feb, 2013||The Business of Fashion||$2.1M / Seed (Lead)||Index Ventures|
|Jun, 2012||onefinestay||$12.2M / Series B||Index Ventures|
|May, 2012||Farmeron||$1.61M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2012||TransferWise||$1.3M / Seed||The Accelerator Group|
|Mar, 2012||Blossom||$40k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2012||Stylistpick||$11M / Series B||Index Ventures|
|Jan, 2012||Farfetch||$18M / Series B (Lead)||Index Ventures|
|Jun, 2011||EDITED||$1.6M / Seed||Index Ventures|
|Apr, 2011||Stylistpick||$8M / Series A (Lead)||Index Ventures|
|Mar, 2011||onefinestay||$3.7M / Series A (Lead)||Index Ventures|
|Feb, 2008||Lookery||$900k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2006||Mind Candy||$7M / Series A||Index Ventures|
|May, 2006||Last.fm||$5M / Series A (Lead)||Index Ventures|
|Aug 2, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - One of the UK's most high-profile businesswomen is joining the board of a 2-month-old tech startup|
|Aug 2, 2016||Business Insider Australia - One of the UK's most high-profile businesswomen is joining the board of a 2-month-old tech startup|
|Jul 25, 2016||Tech City News - Mobile-first banking service Tide gets $2m in seed funding|
|Jul 5, 2016||PE HUB - AI publishing startup Echobox pulls in $3.4 mln|
|Jun 7, 2016||Business Insider Australia - British HR startup hibob raised a $7.5 million seed round from investors including the cofounder of TransferWise|
|Jun 1, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - A London startup has announced a $200 bracelet that can tell you how happy you are|
|Jun 1, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - London tech startup Vinaya is hoping to raise £10 million for its hi-tech jewellery business|
|Jun 1, 2016||Business Insider Australia - London tech startup Vinaya is hoping to raise £10 million for its hi-tech jewellery business|