Michael Penington Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 1

Michael Penington General Information


Dr. Michael Penington serves as Partner at Longwall Ventures. He has a DPhil in Mathematics from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He subsequently spent 16 years at Morgan Stanley as an investment banker, in the last few years advising private equity houses on leveraged buyouts, IPOs and trade sales. In 2001, he was asked to support the turnaround of a listed media company as Interim Finance Director. He subsequently invested in and worked on the turnaround of a small Australian public company in the security industry, resulting in the sale of the business to a US buyer. He has also made a significant number of angel investments in early stage technology businesses in the UK and until 2014 was Chairman of NaturalMotion, an Oxford-based start up in the mobile games industry which was sold to Zynga for $527m. He predominantly focuses on applications of physical sciences and mathematics in areas such as security, media and business software. He serves as a Board Member at Helio Display Materials.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Quad One
  • Becquerel Avenue, Harwell
  • Oxford OX11 0RA
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 01235 000000

Michael Penington Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
000000 (0000000000 31-Jan-2017 0000 00000 000 Publishing Generating Revenue
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Michael Penington Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000000 (0000000000 16-May-2021 000000000000000000 00000
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Michael Penington Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Penington Ph.D Angel Investor 00 0 0 Oxford, United Kingdom
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Michael Penington Co-Investors (24)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greylock Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kima Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Lowercase Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SoftBank Ventures Asia 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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