Jonathan Milner Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 47
  • Portfolio
  • 30
  • Exits
  • 4

Jonathan Milner General Information


Dr. Jonathan Milner is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Axol Biosciences. He also serves as a Member of the Advisory Panel at Cambridge Innovation Capital. Jonathan Milner, co-founder and currently Deputy Chairman of Abcam plc, is an experienced entrepreneur and investor and is passionate about supporting UK healthcare and high-tech start-ups. He has provided considerable investment and support to over 40 companies and has assisted three technology companies to IPO on AIM. Jonathan gained his doctorate in Molecular Genetics at Leicester University after graduating in Applied Biology at Bath University. From 1992-95, he was a post-doctoral researcher at Bath, following which he worked at the University of Cambridge in the laboratory of Professor Tony Kouzarides researching the molecular basis of breast cancer. He identified the market opportunity for supplying high-quality antibodies to support protein interaction studies and, in 1998, founded Abcam with David Cleevely and Professor Kouzarides. Jonathan is currently Chairman of Axol Bioscience, Camallergy Limited, Definigen Limited, and PhoreMost Limited and a non-executive director of Horizon Discovery, Syndicate Room Limited, Repositive Limited, Elpis Biomedical Limited, Shift Biosciencs Limited, and HealX Limited. He also sits on the advisory board of Desktop Genetics Ltd.

Contact Information

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

Jonathan Milner Investments (47)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Invizius 06-May-2021 Early Stage VC 00.000 Therapeutic Devices Pre-Clinical Trials 00000000 000000 00.0
0000000 04-May-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue 00000000 000000 00.0
00000000 00000000 26-Mar-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Biotechnology Startup
000000000 23-Mar-2021 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue 00000000 000000 00.0
000000 12-Mar-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue 00000000 000000 00.0
0000000 0000 28-Jan-2021 0000 00000 Medical Records Systems Generating Revenue 00000000 000000 00.0
00:00 22-Dec-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Biotechnology Startup 00000000 000000 00.0
00000000 11-Nov-2020 00000 (00000 00.000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 00000000 000000 00.0
Pill Connect 02-Nov-2020 Later Stage VC 00000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000000 000000 00.0
Sense Biodetection 30-Oct-2020 Later Stage VC 000.00 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 00000000 000000 00.0
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Jonathan Milner Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Desktop Genetics 01-Jun-2018 Merger/Acquisition
00000000000 21-Jun-2017 000 00 00000000
Oval Medical Technologies 13-Dec-2016 Merger/Acquisition
Horizon Discovery 27-Mar-2014 IPO 00000
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Jonathan Milner Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jonathan Milner Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 Cambridge, United Kingdom
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