Faisal Galaria Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1

Exits

Faisal Galaria General Information

Description

Mr. Faisal Galaria has served as a member of our board of directors since our initial public offering. Since 2019, Mr. Galaria has served as the CEO of Blippar, one of the UK's first tech unicorns. From 2016 to 2019, Mr. Galaria served as the Chief Strategy and Investments Officer of Gocompare (LSE: GOCO), where he led the demerger of the business from Esure (LSE: ESUR). Previously, from 2012 to 2016, he served as a Senior Partner of Alvarez & Marsal, a turnaround and restructuring company. Mr. Galaria served as Senior Vice President at Spotify from 2009 to 2012, launching Spotify in several countries (NYSE: SPOT), as International Managing Director at Kayak (NYSE: KYAK) from 2008 to 2009, and as an early member of the Skype team (NYSE: EBAY) from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Galaria is a Non-Executive Director of global fashion retailer Superdry (LSE: SDRY), and sits on the Advisory Board of Imperial College Business School. He is a graduate of UMIST (the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology), earned an MBA from Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (Barcelona), and has studied international economics at ETEA, University of Cordoba, in Spain.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Faisal Galaria Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Threads Styling 03-Nov-2020 Later Stage VC 00.000 Clothing Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Cuvva 03-Dec-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Automotive Insurance Generating Revenue 000000 0000000

Faisal Galaria Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Threads Styling 27-Sep-2022 000000000000000000

Faisal Galaria Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Faisal Galaria Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Faisal Galaria Angel Investor 0 Miami, FL

Faisal Galaria Co-Investors (4)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
C Capital (Hong Kong) 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Flavia Richardson 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Highland Europe 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
TriplePoint Capital 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Faisal Galaria FAQs

  • Who is Faisal Galaria?

    Faisal Galaria is an angel Investor who has made 2 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Faisal Galaria?

    Faisal Galaria is an angel investor.

  • What does Faisal Galaria do?

    As an angel investor, Faisal Galaria invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Faisal Galaria invested in?

    Faisal Galaria has made numerous investments in companies like Threads Styling and Cuvva within the Clothing and Automotive Insurance industries.

  • What has Faisal Galaria invested in recently?

    Faisal Galaria's latest investment was on 03-Nov-2020 in Threads Styling, a company within the Clothing industry.

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