IV Tuesday

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 30/04/2013
5:45 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Room C50, Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus


Come along and hear Alex van Someren of Cambridge based Amadeus Capital Partners talk about his experience as a serial entrepreneur and investor.

Doors open at 5:45pm with food & networking. The talk begins at 6:30pm sharp. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and then at 7:30pm enjoy some refreshments and nibbles.
Please register via the Event Web Page

About our speaker:
Alex van Someren – Amadeus Capital Partners
Alex is Managing Partner in the Seed Fund at Amadeus Capital in Cambridge, UK.

Alex has worked in the technology industry since the 1980s. He co-founded ANT Ltd in 1990 to produce networking products, including Web Browser software licensed to the Oracle Corporation. ANT plc was listed on the London AIM market (AIM:ANTP) in 2005.

In 1996 he co-founded nCipher to develop internet security products using advanced cryptography. The company became a world leader in IT security, counting major banks, finance companies and governments among its customers. As CEO at nCipher he raised a total of £14m ($25m) in venture capital funding before he led the company to an IPO on the London Stock Exchange in 2000 (LSE:NCH) at a £350m valuation. nCipher plc was sold to Thales SA in 2008.

Alex lives in Cambridge, UK and is married with three children. He was appointed an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge in 2005.

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