VentureFounders focuses on expansion plans

18/06/2015

VentureFounders, the UK-based equity crowdfunding platform, has announced continued expansion with a trio of appointments and an office move, as part of its stated growth strategy.

Jamie Beare joins VentureFounders as Investment Director, having previously worked as a Partner at investment and advisory business Ironbridge Capital Partners. Prior to this he worked at Brandon Hill Capital and Dawnay Day in Equity Sales. Jamie will be responsible for developing investment opportunities, from sourcing and the due diligence process through to engaging investors and maintaining the relationship with entrepreneurs.   

Darren Rebeiro joins VentureFounders as Head of Digital following 14 years of communications and marketing experience in the industry. Darren will be responsible for designing and delivering digital campaigns, cross channel content marketing and web development to further build the company’s digital presence. Prior to joining VentureFounders, Darren held the position of Client Services Director at Street Smart Social, a leading boutique digital agency. 

Roberta Main-Millar joins the company as Communications Manager from content marketing agency Octopus Group. The strategic appointment will further the brand's investor engagement programme and raise the brand’s profile within the industry. In her career, Roberta has worked across a range of innovative companies, from startups to multi-nationals in various fields including Fintech and Retail.

VentureFounders has also unveiled its plans to move to new, larger premises in Victoria Street, Victoria.  The new offices will enable the business to grow further, as new appointments are made in line with the businesses growth plan.

Commenting on the company’s progress, James Codling, Co-Founder of VentureFounders, said:

“We have ambitious plans for the coming years and these appointments, along with our office move, demonstrate our commitment to further growth.  We are excited about having Jamie, Darren and Roberta on board and are certain their collective experience will play a key role in VentureFounders’ continued success.  We are committed to our current clients and look forward to working with even more ambitious and entrepreneurial companies.”