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Michael Lynch


Dr. Michael Lynch Founded and served as Technology Entrepreneur at Invoke Capital. He served as Board Member of Luminance Technologies. He is a celebrated technologist and has a proven track record of identifying and monetising fundamental technologies. Spun out from his previous company, Neurodynamics, which he sold in 2005, he founded Autonomy in 1996 based on technology invented at Cambridge University, where Dr Lynch studied Information Sciences, received a Ph.D. and held a research fellowship in adaptive pattern recognition. He served as CEO of Autonomy for over fifteen years, during which time it became one of the UK's most successful technology companies on the FTSE100. Autonomy was acquired by HP for $11 billion in 2011. is regarded as Britain's most successful technology entrepreneur and has won numerous awards, including Computer Weekly's 'Most Influential Person of the Year' and the Chartered Institute for IT's award for Outstanding Contribution to IT in 2011. He was awarded an OBE for Services to Enterprise in 2006. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, an honorary fellow of Christ's College Cambridge and a non-executive director of the British Library. He is also a scientific advisor to the UK Prime Minister. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in April 2014.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Michael Lynch Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Featurespace 11-Jun-2014 Later Stage VC 00.000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
000000 00000000 08-May-2012 0000 00000 00000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 0000000 00000 00.0
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Michael Lynch Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Michael Lynch Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 Cambridge, United Kingdom