Nic Brisbourne

Nic Brisbourne

Director, Managing Partner Forward Investment Partners at Forward Internet Group

United Kingdom


Forward Internet Group is one of London's most exciting young companies and Forward Investment Partners is its early stage investment division. We are at the forefront of innovation in early stage financing, combining seed stage investments with company building and creation.

I have been working in venture capital since 2000, mostly in London, but with spells in Silicon Valley. My main areas of focus have been software and media and I have been personally responsible for over 25 investments including Buy.At (acquired by AOL for $125m), Zeus Technology (acquired by Riverbed for $140m), WAYN, Tribold, Conversocial, StrikeAd and Lyst.

I am also the author of Europe's most popular venture capital blog - (recent posts below).

Specialties: DFJ Esprit as a fund invests in a broad range of technology and media businesses. Within that my focus is on digital media - mostly consumer internet and online advertising.

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