Spencer Hyman Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 2


Spencer Hyman General Information


Mr. Spencer Hyman serves as Venture Partner at Wellington Partners. He joined Wellington as a Venture Partner i n January 2011, sharing, and also broadening, his vast experience in the Digital Media sector on both sides of the Atlantic with our portfolio. Since the 1990's, he has been involved in the development of the European Internet industry as an entrepreneur, investor, and executive. From 2005 to 2009, Spencer was the COO of Last.fm with responsibilities including advertising, business development, ecommerce, internationalization, HR, labels negotiation, plus content and rights management. During this time, he successfully helped the sale of this online music pioneer to CBS for $280m, and remained on board to integrate the business into its new parent. From 2002 to 2005, he worked as a Managing Director for venture capital firm Copan. At the turn of the millenium, he was a General Manager at Amazon, launching its Software, Video Games, Electronics, and Toy operations in the UK and heading these stores throughout Europe. Before Amazon, he helped set up Hasbro in Japan (where he supported the translation and launch of Monopoly and Cluedo on the Super Famicom) and was Assistant GM in one of Hasbro's Factories in Thailand, making, amongst other toys, Cabbage Patch Dolls. He is or has been an advisor to several successful companies, including Plink (sold to Google), LinkedIn, EPOS, Mendeley and Yoyo Games. He co-founded Artfinder and served as its Chief Executive Officer. He served as Board Member at Wirewax.

Contact Information

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

Spencer Hyman Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Onfido 13-Jul-2013 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Product Development 0000000 00000
0000000 27-Jul-2011 00000 00000 00000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
00000000 03-Feb-2009 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
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Spencer Hyman Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Wirewax 06-Dec-2021 Merger/Acquisition
00000000 09-Apr-2013 000000000000000000 000.00
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Spencer Hyman Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Spencer Hyman Angel Investor 0 London, United Kingdom
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