Wednesday January 1st 2020
Wendy Tan White will leave her role as General Partner at ENTREPRENEUR FIRST, “the world's leading company builder”, in September to become a partner at BGF VENTURES – “the UK’s largest ever venture capital company dedicated to early stage UK technology companies, with £200m to invest.”
Background, from LinkedIn profile:
- Was co-founder and CEO of website building company MOONFRUIT, which was sold to Yell Group (now HIBU PLC) in 2012.
- Is a board trustee for The Alan Turing Institute, member of Government Digital Advisory Board, Board of TechCity UK, Imperial College Industrial Liaison Board, Board Dyson School of Design Engineering, helped launch Zopa.com - first European P2P lending site and Egg.com - UK's first internet bank.
- Was awarded an MBE for services to technology and business in 2016.
- Has a BEng, Computer Science from Imperial College and an MA, Future Textile Design from Central St Martins.
Business Growth Fund picks first female partner in start-up hunt | Jamie Nimmo, The Evening Standard.
Wendy Tan White is moving from Entrepreneur First to BGF Ventures | Rowland Manthorpe, wired.co.uk.