Montagu Private Equity director and former chief executive of Dyson Martin McCourt will act as a senior advisor to VentureFounders – a UK-based equity crowdfunding platform.
McCourt brings with him more than 35 years’ experience in manufacturing, design marketing having spent time at Mars, Duracell and Toshiba. He spent 15 years at Dyson. He is also currently the chairman of CliniSys Group.
“We work with ambitious and entrepreneurial companies that have strong business acumen and growth potential. Martin has an incredibly impressive background working with companies of all sizes to help them reach their full potential, as he has demonstrated time and time again,” said James Codling, co-founder of VentureFounders.
“The crowdfunding market has been growing significantly and VentureFounders’ approach is very refreshing. The key to making a platform such as VentureFounders succeed is the investment opportunities that it presents,” said McCourt.