"Matt joined Nesta in January 2010 from 3i where he was a partner in their venture capital business. Matt joined 3i in 1995 and over a twelve-year period through to 2007 invested in a number of notable successes. including Vistorm (sold to EDS), Datanomic (sold to Oracle), Nimbus Partners (sold to TIBCO), and Garlik (sold to Experian). Matt then led the disposal of 3i's venture portfolio in 2007 to 2009 in a series of international secondary portfolio disposals.
"At Nesta, Matt leads the venture investing team which manages a £30m evergreen fund which currently has 30 live investments and five limited partner positions. With Nesta's transition to charitable status, Matt is leading the development of an impact investment fund working alongside Joe Ludlow, an experienced impact investor... He is currently on the venture committee of the BVCA and on the Board of the British Business Angels Association."
Resources and articles
- NESTA Matt Mead, organizational web page, accessed October 10, 2012.