Simon Murdoch Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 21

  • Portfolio
  • 11

  • Exits
  • 8

Exits

Simon Murdoch General Information

Description

Dr. Simon Murdoch serves as Managing Partner at Episode 1 Ventures. He served as Board Member at Blink. He serves as a Board Member and Advisor at SimplicityDX. He serves as Board Observer at CloudNC. He serves as Board Member at LandTech. He serves as Board Member at MediShout. He serves as Board Member at Triptease, Circuit Mind, Global App Testing, UserReplay, SwiftSwift, , Profitero, Auto paid, and kleene.ai. He was the Founder of FriendsAbroad. He serves as Angel Investor and Board Member at Dropless. He was an Advisor of The Baobab Network. He sold his first company, book pages, to Amazon in 1998. He became a full-time angel investor. His angel portfolio includes investments in Shazam, Zoopla, LoveFilm (sold to Amazon 2011), Natural Motion, Covestor, and Shutl. In addition, from 2010 to 2012, he worked at Octopus Ventures in portfolio development. He is the Chairman of SubHub. He was a board member of Swift Shift . He also served as Board Observer at SimplyCook. He has a BA in Physics from Cambridge and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Expert Systems. He served as Board Member at Paramount Zone.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • London
  • England, United Kingdom

Simon Murdoch Investments (21)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Niya 14-Jun-2024 Angel (individual) 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Dines 30-Apr-2023 0000 00000 00.000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Patch (Buildings and Property) 20-Mar-2023 0000 00000 00.000 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Peek Home 27-Feb-2023 00000 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Narchie 23-Aug-2021 0000 00000 00000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Hearby 07-Apr-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Lyvly 01-Jun-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Profitero 21-Apr-2020 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Movewise 21-Apr-2019 Seed Round 00000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Bankruptcy: Liquidation 00000 0000000 00.0
Fluidly 09-Nov-2018 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0

Simon Murdoch Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Movewise 30-Sep-2023 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Profitero 03-May-2022 000000000000000000 00000
Fluidly 01-Apr-2022 000000000000000000
Realla 12-Oct-2018 000000000000000000 0000
FanDuel 11-Jul-2018 000000000000000000 00000
Perkbox 01-May-2015 000000000 00000000
Dun & Bradstreet NetProspex 05-Jan-2015 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Shutl 22-Oct-2013 Merger/Acquisition

Simon Murdoch Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Simon Murdoch Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Simon Murdoch Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 00 London, United Kingdom

Simon Murdoch Co-Investors (29)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Forward Partners 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Active Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Episode 1 Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
JamJar Investments 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Northstar Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Simon Murdoch FAQs

  • Who is Simon Murdoch?

    Simon Murdoch is an angel Investor who has made 21 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Simon Murdoch?

    Simon Murdoch is an angel investor.

  • What does Simon Murdoch do?

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

  • How many board seats does Simon Murdoch hold?

    Simon Murdoch holds 2 board seats including LandTech and Dropless.

  • What has Simon Murdoch invested in?

    Simon Murdoch has made numerous investments in companies like Niya, Dines, and Patch (Buildings and Property) within the Information Services (B2C), Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure, and Buildings and Property industries.

  • What has Simon Murdoch invested in recently?

    Simon Murdoch's latest investment was on 14-Jun-2024 in Niya, a company within the Information Services (B2C) industry.

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