John Powell Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 3

Exits

John Powell General Information

Description

Mr. John Powell serves as Chairman at University of Birmingham Enterprise. Mr. Powell is an Angel Investor. Mr. Powell co-founded and served as Board Member at Alfresco Software. He served as Board Member at Outlyer. He was CEO of Alfresco until January 2013. He has 25 years of enterprise software sales and operations experience. Prior to Alfresco, John was responsible for running worldwide operations at Business Objects®. During his tenure, Business Objects grew at 50% per annum to $415m and a market capitalization in excess of $6B. Business Objects was subsequently acquired by SAP for $6.8B. Powell founded Business Objects UK in 1991, and built the UK organization and then the global organization into the most successful Business Intelligence player worldwide. Prior to joining Business Objects, Powell worked in sales management positions at Oracle® and Comshare®. He has a BS First Class from Birmingham University.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Birmingham Research Park
  • 97 Vincent Drive
  • Birmingham B15 2SQ
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 0121 000 0000

John Powell Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Servato 01-May-2019 Later Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 0000 000000
DataTrails 03-Oct-2018 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Servato 31-Aug-2015 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 0000 000000
Outlyer 29-Sep-2014 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Vagabond 25-Aug-2014 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000

John Powell Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Vagabond 08-May-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Servato 30-Jul-2021 0000000000
Outlyer 01-Mar-2019 000000000000000000

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John Powell Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
John Powell Angel Investor 0 0 Birmingham, United Kingdom

John Powell FAQs

  • Who is John Powell?

    John Powell is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is John Powell?

    John Powell is an angel investor.

  • What does John Powell do?

    As an angel investor, John Powell invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has John Powell invested in?

    John Powell has made numerous investments in companies like Servato, DataTrails, and Outlyer within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

  • What has John Powell invested in recently?

    John Powell's latest investment was on 01-May-2019 in Servato, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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