Robin Klein (venture capitalist)wikipedia
Robin Klein (born December 1947 ) is a British entrepreneur and investor.
Robin Klein

Entrepreneur First

In July 2015 Entrepreneur First announced the establishment of an £8.5 million fund, backed by Encore Capital Group, Infocomm Investments, and angel investors such as Robin Klein and Alex Chesterman, which will enable it to accept 200 participants per year for the next three years.

Index Ventures

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He was until 2015 a venture partner at Index Ventures and co-founder of The Accelerator Group, an advisor and investor in early-stage companies.

Angel investor

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In April 2015, he and his son, Saul founded LocalGlobe, a seed stage venture capital firm.

Venture capital

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In April 2015, he and his son, Saul founded LocalGlobe, a seed stage venture capital firm.

Johannesburg

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Klein was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, specialising in cybernetics, and a master of science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, in 1969.

Bachelor's degree

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Klein was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, specialising in cybernetics, and a master of science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, in 1969.

Electrical engineering

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Klein was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, specialising in cybernetics, and a master of science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, in 1969.

Cybernetics

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Klein was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, specialising in cybernetics, and a master of science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, in 1969.

Master of Science

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Klein was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, specialising in cybernetics, and a master of science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, in 1969.

University of the Witwatersrand

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Klein was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, specialising in cybernetics, and a master of science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, in Johannesburg, in 1969.

E-commerce

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From 1991–1997, Klein was chairman and CEO of Innovations Group PLC, which conducted the first documented e-commerce transaction in the UK, in May 1995. Klein started his investing career in earnest in 1998, co-founding The Accelerator Group (TAG), a vehicle for investing in early-stage internet services, e-commerce and digital media businesses, with his son, Saul Klein.

Internet service provider

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Klein started his investing career in earnest in 1998, co-founding The Accelerator Group (TAG), a vehicle for investing in early-stage internet services, e-commerce and digital media businesses, with his son, Saul Klein.

Digital media

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Klein started his investing career in earnest in 1998, co-founding The Accelerator Group (TAG), a vehicle for investing in early-stage internet services, e-commerce and digital media businesses, with his son, Saul Klein.

Last.fm

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Klein has been an early-stage investor in a number of companies, including Agent Provocateur (acquired by private equity firm 3i for £60m), Lastminute.com (acquired by Travelocity for £577m, Last.fm (acquired by CBS for $280 million, Dopplr (acquired by Nokia), LoveFilm (acquired by Amazon for $317 million), Sit Up TV (acquired by Virgin Media), SlideShare (acquired by Linkedin for $119 million), Fizzback (acquired by Nice Systems for $80 million), Mashery (acquired by Intel for $180 million), TweetDeck (acquired by Twitter for $40 million – $50 million), and Twitterfeed (acquired by Bitly).

Dopplr

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Klein has been an early-stage investor in a number of companies, including Agent Provocateur (acquired by private equity firm 3i for £60m), Lastminute.com (acquired by Travelocity for £577m, Last.fm (acquired by CBS for $280 million, Dopplr (acquired by Nokia), LoveFilm (acquired by Amazon for $317 million), Sit Up TV (acquired by Virgin Media), SlideShare (acquired by Linkedin for $119 million), Fizzback (acquired by Nice Systems for $80 million), Mashery (acquired by Intel for $180 million), TweetDeck (acquired by Twitter for $40 million – $50 million), and Twitterfeed (acquired by Bitly).

LoveFilm

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Klein has been an early-stage investor in a number of companies, including Agent Provocateur (acquired by private equity firm 3i for £60m), Lastminute.com (acquired by Travelocity for £577m, Last.fm (acquired by CBS for $280 million, Dopplr (acquired by Nokia), LoveFilm (acquired by Amazon for $317 million), Sit Up TV (acquired by Virgin Media), SlideShare (acquired by Linkedin for $119 million), Fizzback (acquired by Nice Systems for $80 million), Mashery (acquired by Intel for $180 million), TweetDeck (acquired by Twitter for $40 million – $50 million), and Twitterfeed (acquired by Bitly).

SlideShare

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Klein has been an early-stage investor in a number of companies, including Agent Provocateur (acquired by private equity firm 3i for £60m), Lastminute.com (acquired by Travelocity for £577m, Last.fm (acquired by CBS for $280 million, Dopplr (acquired by Nokia), LoveFilm (acquired by Amazon for $317 million), Sit Up TV (acquired by Virgin Media), SlideShare (acquired by Linkedin for $119 million), Fizzback (acquired by Nice Systems for $80 million), Mashery (acquired by Intel for $180 million), TweetDeck (acquired by Twitter for $40 million – $50 million), and Twitterfeed (acquired by Bitly).

TweetDeck

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Klein has been an early-stage investor in a number of companies, including Agent Provocateur (acquired by private equity firm 3i for £60m), Lastminute.com (acquired by Travelocity for £577m, Last.fm (acquired by CBS for $280 million, Dopplr (acquired by Nokia), LoveFilm (acquired by Amazon for $317 million), Sit Up TV (acquired by Virgin Media), SlideShare (acquired by Linkedin for $119 million), Fizzback (acquired by Nice Systems for $80 million), Mashery (acquired by Intel for $180 million), TweetDeck (acquired by Twitter for $40 million – $50 million), and Twitterfeed (acquired by Bitly).

OpenCoffee Club

Klein is involved with OpenCoffee Club, a group his son Saul Klein started in 2007 to facilitate gatherings and networking among entrepreneurs, developers and investors and is an advisor to Seedcamp which he helped to launch in 2007.

Entrepreneurship

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Klein is involved with OpenCoffee Club, a group his son Saul Klein started in 2007 to facilitate gatherings and networking among entrepreneurs, developers and investors and is an advisor to Seedcamp which he helped to launch in 2007.

Moo.com

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Klein is currently chairman of the board at moo.com, an online printing company; MyBuilder, an online marketplace bringing together consumers, builders and tradesmen; and Wonga, a digital finance company, named the number one company in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100.

Farfetch

Klein is also a board member of EDITD, Farfetch, FreeAgent, Onefinestay, Skimlinks, and Zoopla, an investor and board observer at TransferWise, and a non-executive director at Moneysupermarket.com, and an investor in other companies.

Onefinestay

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Klein is also a board member of EDITD, Farfetch, FreeAgent, Onefinestay, Skimlinks, and Zoopla, an investor and board observer at TransferWise, and a non-executive director at Moneysupermarket.com, and an investor in other companies.