Jonathan Goodwin Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 2


Jonathan Goodwin General Information


Mr. Jonathan Goodwin serves as an Advisor at Founders Academy. He served as Partner & Head of Merchant Banking at Alvarium Investments. In 2011 he founded Lepe Partners, an independent merchant bank focused on the media, internet and consumer sectors, which merged with Alvarium in 2019. He also serves as Advisor at Founders Academy. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Investment Partner at PROfounders Capital. Prior to founding Lepe, Jonathan was Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of LongAcre Partners, Europe's leading mid-market media corporate finance house, which he sold to Jefferies in 2007. Prior to this, Jonathan was Group MD of the Wireless Group PLC, a UK radio group that was formed when he left Apax Partners to join a buyout of the radio station Talk Radio in 1997 with the backing of News Corporation and Liberty Media. In 2005, together with Brent Hoberman, he co-founded the Founders Forum: a series of intimate annual global events for the leading entrepreneurs of today and the rising stars of tomorrow. Founders Forum also has an innovation consultancy for top corporates (Founders Intelligence) and a recruitment company (Founders Keepers). Jonathan is also Chairman of Founders Pledge (a programme to encourage UK entrepreneurs to donate part of exit proceeds to charitable causes) and Treasurer of Centre of Policy Studies, as well as a member of the advisory board for the Tech City Future Fifty. He is also a member of the Advisory Board on Planning and Development at the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Chairman of the NSPCC Digital Taskforce. Jonathan is an angel investor and in 2009 he co-founded PROfounders Capital.

Contact Information

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

Jonathan Goodwin Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Founders Academy 22-May-2019 Angel (individual) 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Let's Do This 27-Sep-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Farmdrop 03-Feb-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Specialty Retail Out of Business 00000000 0000000
Baby Bundle 09-Nov-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Application Software Out of Business 00000000 0000000
Signal AI 03-Mar-2015 Seed Round 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000

Jonathan Goodwin Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Farmdrop 17-Dec-2021 Out of Business
Baby Bundle 17-Apr-2018 000 00 00000000

Jonathan Goodwin Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Jonathan Goodwin Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jonathan Goodwin Angel Investor 0 London, United Kingdom