Angel CoFund boosts its team and board with two key hires
February 11, 2020
London’s tech scene is playing musical chairs. In people news from the investors scene, the UK’s Angel CoFund (ACF) has now made two key appointments to the team and board. Former ACF Chairman George Whitehead moves to the position of Partner. Alliott Cole, the current CEO of Octopus Ventures, joins the fund as non-exec Director.
The Angel CoFund is a VC fund designed to co-invest alongside syndicates of sector-smart angel investors. It’s completed more than £50 million in total investment since its launch in 2011, alongside £265 million committed from angels and VCs, with portfolio companies such as Gousto, Form3, and Hopster, and notable recent exits including Limejump, Ebury, and CityPantry.
Whitehead joins ACF from his role as Venture Partner Manager at Octopus Ventures, bringing with him a large network of Europe’s angel investors. George served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Angel CoFund since 2011.
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