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Robin Klein


Mr. Robin Klein is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at LocalGlobe. He served as Advisor at Future Positive Capital. Klein serves as Chairman & Co-Founding Partner at The Acceleration Group. He also serves as Advisor at Future Positive Capital. 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.

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
Klevio 20-Sep-2017 Angel (individual) 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 (000000000 00 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 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
000000 0000 18-Jan-2016 00000 00000 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Startup 00000 00000
000000 22-Dec-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Profitable 00000 00000
000000 09-Nov-2015 00000 (00000 0000 Home Furnishings Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Entrepreneur First 04-Sep-2015 Early Stage VC 000.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000
FreeAgent Holdings 31-Jul-2015 Angel (individual) 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
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Robin Klein Exits (23)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Drivy 24-Apr-2019 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
000000000 28-Nov-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000
0000000000000 28-Apr-2018 0000000000: 000000 Completed
0000000 25-Jul-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000000
00000000 000000000 14-Jul-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000 00000 00000
000000 31-Mar-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000000 00000 00
000000000 27-Mar-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000000000
000000 12-Dec-2016 0000000000: 000000 Completed
FreeAgent Holdings 16-Nov-2016 IPO 000.00 Completed
  • 3 buyers
MyOptique Group 30-Sep-2016 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
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Robin Klein Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Robin Klein Angel Investor 000 0 0 London, United Kingdom

Robin Klein Co-Investors (96)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
LocalGlobe 7 0 0
Alex Chesterman 0 0
Samos Investments 0 0 0
Saul Klein 0 0 0
Index Ventures 0 0 0
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