Managing Partner - Startups/Scaleups
Both a mentor and consultant, Jonathan uses his 30 years’ experience in property, stockbroking, retail, technology, and startups to help young businesses with their financing and go-to-market strategy.
He started in 1989 as a junior researcher for a firm of stockbrokers. His early roles also included the L.I.F.F.E market as a Traded Options junior, a researcher at Warburgs, and 4 years in the menswear retail market.
Using the skills and experience he had accrued, Jon moved into property. He successfully won backing from Angel Investors and founded LiFE Residential. The business grew quickly, making an acquisition and showing year on year profit increases. While growing the LiFE business, Jon also founded aparkingspace.com & LiFE Ventures.
Jon is an Angel Investor and advisor to companies in the healthcare, security and insurance services, among others. When he’s not with his family including twin teenage girls, Jonathan spends time as a security volunteer for a community based charity in London.