John Taysom Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 22
  • Portfolio
  • 13
  • Exits
  • 7
Exits

John Taysom General Information

Description

Mr. John Taysom is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Privitar. He served as Advisor at Communitas Capital Partners. He was a Board Member of Partnerize. He was a Board Member of Digimarc, MediaGamma and TIBCO. To date, seventeen of his investments have achieved an IPO. He acquired the Fund in an MBO in 2002. Now London-based with a seed portfolio of thirty US and UK start-ups; one has achieved an IPO and several have been acquired by Experian, Linkedin, Tesco, BMC and others. In 2011 and 2012, he took a Fellowship at Harvard to work on privacy issues and holds EU and US patents on a method of improving privacy online. For 2015, he is a Policy Fellow at the University of Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy and a Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science, at UCL. He is a Governor at Hurstpierpoint College and runs a small farm in Devon.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • London
  • England, United Kingdom

John Taysom Investments (22)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Flown 05-Nov-2020 Seed Round 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 26-Apr-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000000 11-Jul-2017 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 00000000000 16-Sep-2016 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
000000 00000000000 01-Mar-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Profitable 0000 000000
0000000000 27-Mar-2015 00000 (00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000000 10-Feb-2015 00000 (00000 00000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 0000 000000
00000000 24-Sep-2013 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Brisk.io 04-Jun-2013 Early Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 0000 000000
LoopMe 16-Jan-2013 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
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John Taysom Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
MediaGamma 15-Apr-2020 Merger/Acquisition
00000 00000 27-Mar-2014 000000000000000000
00000000000 29-Apr-2013 0000000000: 000000
0000000000 07-Feb-2012 000000000000000000 0000
00000000 06-Feb-2012 0000000000
Tideway Systems 30-Oct-2009 Merger/Acquisition
Brisk.io Out of Business
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John Taysom Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Taysom Angel Investor 00 0 London, United Kingdom
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John Taysom Co-Investors (35)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
7percent Ventures 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Cambridge Angels 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Entrepreneur First 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Laurel Bowden 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
MMC Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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