Peter Read Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 38

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 29


Peter Read General Information


Mr. Peter Read serves as Cortex Partner at Vitruvian Partners. He serves as an Advisor at Styla. He served as an Advisor at TeamTogether. He also serves as Chairman at Welbeck Publishing House. He served as an Advisor at JRNI. He serves as an Advisor at Future Positive Capital. He served as an Advisor at GiveMeSport and Hopster. He served as a Board Member at The Business of Fashion and SnapLogic. He also served. as an Advisor at Monoqi. Prior to Vitruvian, he was a general partner at Google Ventures and a very active technology angel investor in London, Stockholm, Berlin, and the US. He served as a Board Member at MUBI. He was previously President of Nielsen Entertainment in the US and a management consultant with Spectrum Strategy, Booz Allen, and HSBC. He has a BA in PPE from Oxford and an MBA from INSEAD. He served as an Advisor at TVbeat and He served as an Advisor at Adjust Your Set. He served as Angel Investor and Advisor at Car Throttle.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 105 Wigmore Street
  • London W1U 1QY
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

Peter Read Investments (38)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Welbeck Publishing Group 01-Apr-2019 Early Stage VC Publishing Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Big Health 27-Jul-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 0000
We Train 07-Aug-2014 00000 (00000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 00000 0000
Hopster 05-Aug-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Farfetch 01-May-2014 00000 00000 0000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 0000
Big Health 28-Apr-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Fashion Concierge 07-Feb-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000
Car Throttle 17-Oct-2013 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000 27-Sep-2013 Early Stage VC 00000 Human Capital Services Bankruptcy: Liquidation 00000 0000
Wool and the Gang 02-Sep-2013 Seed Round 00.000 Other Consumer Durables Profitable 00000 0000

Peter Read Exits (29)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size 14-Oct-2023 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Citymapper 15-Mar-2023 000000000000000000 00000
Welbeck Publishing Group 30-Nov-2022 000000000000000000 00000 01-May-2022 000 00 00000000
JRNI 29-Dec-2021 0000000000
Tictrac 01-May-2021 000000000 00000000
EyeClick(Entertainment Software) 01-Feb-2021 000000000 00000000
Hopster 29-Oct-2019 0000000000 00.000
Car Throttle 05-Aug-2019 Buyout/LBO
Return Path 01-May-2019 Buyout/LBO

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Peter Read Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Peter Read Angel Investor 00 0 London, United Kingdom

Peter Read FAQs

  • Who is Peter Read?

    Peter Read is an angel Investor who has made 38 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Peter Read?

    Peter Read is an angel investor.

  • What does Peter Read do?

    As an angel investor, Peter Read invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Peter Read hold?

    Peter Read holds a board seat in Welbeck Publishing Group.

  • What has Peter Read invested in?

    Peter Read has made numerous investments in companies like Welbeck Publishing Group, Big Health, and We Train within the Publishing, Healthcare Technology Systems, and Social/Platform Software industries.

  • What has Peter Read invested in recently?

    Peter Read's latest investment was on 01-Apr-2019 in Welbeck Publishing Group, a company within the Publishing industry.

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