Robin Klein Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 58
  • Portfolio
  • 31
  • Exits
  • 25

Robin Klein General Information


Mr. Robin Klein is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at LocalGlobe. He also serves as Board Member at Streetbees. He serves as Senior Advisor at Future Positive Capital. Klein serves as Chairman & Co-Founding Partner at The Acceleration Group. He also served as Board Member at Osper. He served as Venture Partner at Index Ventures. He also serves as Advisor at Seedcamp. He is Board Observer at Skimbit. He joined the London office of Index Ventures in April 2010. He is currently Chairman of Quickbridge (Wonga) and MyBuilder and sits on the boards of Moo, Clippings, Bill Monitor, EDITD, Farfetch, FreeAgent, LevelBusiness, OneFineStay, Stylistpick and Zoopla. Robin is a governor of Rhyl primary school and a past Chairman of Great Ormond Street hospital's funding company. Robin has 25 years of operating experience, 20 years of which as entrepreneur and 14 years of investing experience and he has been on the boards of three publicly quoted companies. In his last operating role as Chairman and CEO of Innovations, he conducted the very first UK ecommerce transaction in May 1995. Since starting his investment career in earnest in 1998 by co-founding The Accelerator Group (TAG) with his son, Saul, they have made over sixty investments. Some of TAG's ten exits include Agent Provocateur (3i) where Robin was Chairman for five years, Sit Up TV (Virgin Media), board member for 4 years, Lastminute (IPO), (CBS), Dopplr (Nokia), Lovefilm (Amazon), Fizzback (Nice Systems) and Tweetdeck (Twitter). Robin is passionate about helping to build the European technology start-up ecosystem and actively supports Saul in the promotion of Seedcamp and OpenCoffee. He has a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering and an MSc in Industrial Engineering.

Contact Information

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

Robin Klein Investments (58)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Second Home 10-Dec-2019 Early Stage VC 000.00 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000 20-Sep-2017 00000 (00000 00.000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000 (0000000000 10-May-2017 00000 (00000 00.000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000. 25-Jan-2017 0000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000 25-Jul-2016 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
0000000000 01-Mar-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000 0000 18-Jan-2016 00000 00000 0000 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000 22-Dec-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Profitable 00000 00000
eporta 09-Nov-2015 Angel (individual) 0000 Home Furnishings Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Entrepreneur First 04-Sep-2015 Early Stage VC 000.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000
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Robin Klein Exits (25)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Skimlinks 28-May-2020 Buyout/LBO
0000 29-Apr-2020 000000000000000000
00000(000000000) 24-Apr-2019 000000000000000000 00000
000000000 28-Nov-2018 000000000000000000
0000000000000 28-Apr-2018 0000000000: 000000
0000000 25-Jul-2017 000000000000000000
00000000 000000000 14-Jul-2017 000000000000000000
000000 31-Mar-2017 000000000000000000
MyBuilder 27-Mar-2017 Merger/Acquisition
Vinaya 12-Dec-2016 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
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Robin Klein Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Robin Klein Angel Investor 000 0 0 London, United Kingdom
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Robin Klein Co-Investors (46)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alexander Chesterman 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Jason Goodman 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
LocalGlobe 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Saul Klein 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Index Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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