Richard Muirhead Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 14

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 10


Richard Muirhead General Information


Mr. Richard Muirhead serves as Co-Founding Chairman at Firestartr. Currently, he also serves as Board Member at Cronofy. He served as Board Member at Outlyer, Pusher. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a Board Member at Fanatix. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a Managing Partner at Fabric Ventures. He also served as a General Partner at OpenOcean. He is a technologist, internet entrepreneur investor & bitcoin pioneer. He co-founded Orchestream and Tideway, which he sold to Oracle and BMC Software respectively. He was EIR at Accel Partners Europe and Interim CEO of Automic, a €120m revenue IT automation company. He was an Advisor to Pantera, Acunu (sold to Apple), and Radiant Minds (sold to Atlassian). He is Governor of We Are Family Foundation and a WEF Technology Pioneer. He has a Cambridge MA Engineering degree. As Managing Partner of Firestartr, he brings his expertise in building out start-ups around themes such as Enterprise, Cloud, SaaS, Big Data & Blockchain Technology. He also serves as Advisor at Ocean Protocol.

Business Details

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

Richard Muirhead Investments (14)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Outlyer 20-Jun-2016 Early Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Eatupp 11-May-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Bankruptcy: Liquidation 0000000 00000000
Giant Swarm 15-Mar-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000 29-Dec-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Cloud 66 01-Oct-2014 0000 00000 00000 Systems and Information Management Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Urban 22-Jul-2014 0000 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Bloc (Educational and Training Services (B2C)) 05-Dec-2013 0000 00000 000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000 04-Jun-2013 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 0000000 00000000
Handy Elephant 06-May-2013 Seed Round 00000 Database Software Out of Business 0000000 00000000
Pusher 09-Jun-2011 Seed Round 00.000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000

Richard Muirhead Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Pusher 16-Dec-2020 Merger/Acquisition 0000
Eatupp 01-Mar-2019 0000000000: 000000
Outlyer 01-Mar-2019 000000000000000000
Bloc (Educational and Training Services (B2C)) 09-Apr-2018 000000000000000000
Oriel Wines 01-Feb-2018 000 00 00000000
Handy Elephant 09-May-2014 0000000000: 000000
Tideway Systems 30-Oct-2009 000000000000000000
Automic Software 29-Mar-2006 0000000000
Orchestream 01-Jan-2003 Merger/Acquisition Out of Business

Richard Muirhead Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Richard Muirhead Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Richard Muirhead Angel Investor 00 0 0 London, United Kingdom

Richard Muirhead FAQs

  • Who is Richard Muirhead?

    Richard Muirhead is an angel Investor who has made 14 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Richard Muirhead?

    Richard Muirhead is an angel investor.

  • What does Richard Muirhead do?

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

  • What has Richard Muirhead invested in?

    Richard Muirhead has made numerous investments in companies like Outlyer, Eatupp, and Giant Swarm within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

  • What has Richard Muirhead invested in recently?

    Richard Muirhead's latest investment was on 20-Jun-2016 in Outlyer, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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