Ronald Cohen Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 22

  • Portfolio
  • 11

  • Exits
  • 3


Ronald Cohen General Information


Mr. Ronald Cohen serves as Co-Founder at Social Finance UK. He also serves as Consulting Advisor at J-Impact. Mr. Cohen also serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board at Dynamic Loop Capital. Mr. Cohen is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman of the Fund's Advisory Board at Bridges Fund Management. Sir Cohen is Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and The Portland Trust. He is a co-founder director of Social Finance UK (2007-11), Social Finance USA, and Social Finance Israel. For nearly two decades, his pioneering leadership in driving impact investment has catalyzed a number of global initiatives into being, each focused on driving private capital to serve social and environmental good. These efforts are leading the global impact investment movement, toward an Impact Revolution. He chaired the Social Impact Investment Taskforce established under the UK's presidency of the G8 (2013-2015), the Social Investment Task Force (2000-2010), and the Commission on Unclaimed Assets (2005-2007). In 2012 he received the Rockefeller Foundation's Innovation Award for innovation in social finance. He co-founded and was Executive Chairman of Apax Partners Worldwide (1972-2005). He was a founder director and Chairman of the British Venture Capital Association and a founder director of the European Venture Capital Association. He is a graduate of Oxford University, where he was President of the Oxford Union. He is an Honorary Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School to which he was awarded a Henry Fellowship. He is a member of the Board of Dean's Advisors at Harvard Business School and a Vice-Chairman of Ben Gurion University; a former director of the Harvard Management Company and the University of Oxford Investment Committee; a former member of the Harvard University Board of Overseers (2007-2013), former Trustee of the British Museum (2005-2012) and a former trustee of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (2005-2011). He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Apax Foundation.

Contact Information

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

Ronald Cohen Investments (22)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Selina 27-Oct-2022 PIPE 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000000 00000
0000000 24-May-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
000000000000 18-May-2022 0000 00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
000000 (000000000 12-Apr-2022 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
00000 000 08-Mar-2022 0000 0000 Therapeutic Devices Clinical Trials - General 000000 00000
0000000 17-Aug-2021 0000 00000 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
00000 22-Mar-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 000000 00000
000000 26-Feb-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Airly 02-Oct-2020 Seed Round 000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Optibus 12-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 0000 Road Generating Revenue 000000 00000
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Ronald Cohen Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
First 16-Feb-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00000
0000000 19-Apr-2020 000 00 00000000
00000000 01-Feb-2017 000 00 00000000
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Ronald Cohen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ronald Cohen Angel Investor 00 0 London, United Kingdom
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Ronald Cohen Co-Investors (52)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Arts Alliance 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Gandyr Investments 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pitango Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Project A 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Vækstfonden 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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