Simon Murdoch Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 13
  • Portfolio
  • 8
  • Exits
  • 4
Exits

Simon Murdoch General Information

Description

Dr. Simon Murdoch is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Episode 1 Ventures. Dr. Murdoch was the Founder of FriendsAbroad. He served as Board Member of Context Scout. He serves as Board Member at Swift Shift, Triptease, Global App Testing, SimplyCook, Passfort SwiftSwift, Paramount Zone, Profitero and Autopaid. He is an Advisor of The Baobab Network. He sold his first company, BookPages, 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 ParamountZone. He has a BA in Physics from Cambridge and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Expert Systems.

Contact Information

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

Simon Murdoch Investments (13)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Lyvly 01-Jun-2020 Later Stage VC 00.000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
000000000 21-Apr-2020 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
00000000 21-Apr-2019 0000 00000 00000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
0000000 09-Nov-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
000000 24-Jun-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Startup 00000 0000000 00.0
00000000 (00000 00 09-Feb-2016 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
00000 (00000000 00 06-Nov-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
0000000000 30-Oct-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Shutl 11-Oct-2012 Later Stage VC 00.00 Logistics Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
Perkbox 11-Apr-2011 Early Stage VC 00000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 00000 0000000 00.0
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Simon Murdoch Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Realla 12-Oct-2018 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
0000000 11-Jul-2018 000000000000000000 00000
Dun & Bradstreet NetProspex 05-Jan-2015 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Shutl 22-Oct-2013 Merger/Acquisition
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Simon Murdoch Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Simon Murdoch Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 0 London, United Kingdom
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Simon Murdoch Co-Investors (22)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Anthemis 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Forward Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nyca Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Open Data Institute 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seedcamp 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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