Head of Technology Investments
Julian joined Enterprise Ventures in 2003 and heads the Technology investment team.
He is Fund Manager for the RisingStars Funds, FY Seedcorn Tech Fund, alongside 2 other legacy Tech and Venture Funds and he led Enterprise Ventures’ successful tenders for the current North West Venture and Yorkshire Seedcorn ‘Jeremie’ Funds.
Julian looks after Enterprise Venture’s 7 AIM listed investments and has been a NXD of Xeros plc since 2009. He has particular expertise in the healthcare and IT sectors and was previously an Investment Director and COO of BioProjects International plc, an AIM-listed early stage technology fund, which he co-founded with leading private investor Jim Slater. His investments included Acolyte Biomedica, sold for $100m to 3M, and £50m AIM listed Vialogy plc.
Prior to that he was an Associate Partner with accountancy firm NCL Smith & Williamson in London, and during his 10 years there he spent 18 months on secondment with Barclays Ventures as an investment manager working on small PE buyout transactions.