Keith Willey Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 2
  • Portfolio
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 1

Keith Willey General Information


Mr. Keith Willey serves as Non-executive Chairman at Fern Trading. He also serves as Adjunct Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School. He serves as an advisor at Sure Valley Ventures. He serves as Board Member at The Urban Roosters. He also chairs the London Business School's long-established angel investor club - the Enterprise 100 and Fern Trading. He was formerly Executive Director of the School's Foundation for Entrepreneurial Management and was founding CEO of the Centre for Scientific Enterprise - LBS's joint venture with UCL - in 1999. He is also a faculty member at UCL. He undertakes Executive Development work at a number of companies including Bertelsmann, EDS, Ernst & Young, Mars Inc, Ericsson and the Young President's Organisation. Along with Deloitte UK he developed the Annual Entrepreneurship UK Survey and Report. As an Adjunct faculty member, he has extensive business interests outside LBS. He is Investor Chairman of PXP Solutions Ltd (Payments processing) and Chairman of Fern Trading Limited (£800m Secured Lending vehicle) and Non-Executive at Vitesse Media plc (AIM-listed, Publishing) and Feedzai S.A. (Enterprise Software). He is an investor in a number of other ventures alongside other angels and venture capitalists - mainly technology-based - in the US, Europe and India. Previously he was COO and acting FD of a venture capital firm, involved in all aspects of raising and investing venture capital funds in early stage businesses. Before this he sold out of a boutique consulting practice that grew entrepreneurially during the 90s when it was closely associated with major corporate restructuring initiatives. Some of this work was published: 'Building a transnational organization for BP Oil', Long Range Planning, 1992; 'From hierarchies to networks', in Successful Change Strategies, IoD Publications, 1994. He has also written on strategy: 'Do Top Management Add Value to Strategic Investment Decisions?', with Professor P Marsh (LBS) Long Range Planning.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 6th Floor
  • 33 Holborn
  • London EC1N 2HT
  • England, United Kingdom

Keith Willey Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Leanmobile 01-Jun-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Application Software Startup 00000 000000
0000000 11-Apr-2011 00000 00000 00000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 00000 000000
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Keith Willey Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000000000 19-Nov-2015 000000000000000000
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Keith Willey Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Keith Willey Angel Investor 0 0 London, United Kingdom
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