Ronald Cohen

Ronald Cohen Overview

Investor Type Angel
Status Active
Professionals 1
Investments 12
Portfolio 9
Exits 1

Ronald Cohen General Information


Mr. Ronald Cohen serves as Co-Founder at Social Finance UK. Mr. Cohen is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman of the Fund's Advisory Board at Bridges Fund Management. Sir Ronald 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, Sir Ronald's 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 former trustee of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (2005-2011). In 2007, Sir Ronald published: 'The Second Bounce of the Ball - Turning Risk into Opportunity'. He serves as a Trustee at the R and S Cohen Foundation.

Contact Information

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

Ronald Cohen Investments (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Optibus 12-Dec-2018 Later Stage VC 0000 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
000000 000000 03-Oct-2018 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
00000000 05-Sep-2018 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Clinical Trials - General
00000 (000000 0000 07-Aug-2018 00000 00000 000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
00000 (0000000 000 30-Jan-2018 00000 00000 0000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue
0000000 07-Nov-2017 00000 00000 0000 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
0000000 0000 01-Nov-2016 00000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 00000
0000000 07-Apr-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Internet Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000
AdExtent 04-Sep-2008 Early Stage VC 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 000000 00000
7Chairs Angel (individual) 00000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 000000 00000
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Ronald Cohen Exits (1)

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Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
00000000 01-Feb-2017 000 00 00000000

Ronald Cohen Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ronald Cohen Angel Investor 0 0 London, United Kingdom