Success takes more time and funding than even the best business plan will tell you. But the truth is that world-class entrepreneurs attract world-class teams and can get the right VC partners to help their companies accelerate and grow.

Alan has been in the venture capital industry for more than 30 years, initially through establishing a corporate venturing fund for Ferranti and then with Foreign & Colonial Ventures, Newmarket Venture Capital and Prelude Ventures.
Alan has an electronic engineering background and gained his industrial experience in computer systems with Ferranti plc. Alan is a past member of the European Venture Capital Association High Tech Committee and lectured on the EVCA’s venture capital professional training courses.