VCJ Fact Sheet for Rupert Montagu
Born: August 5, 1965 in London, England
Education: MA (Honors) in Economics from Edinburgh University in Scotland and an MBA from London Business School.
Career Path: Rupert Montagu, a general partner with Montagu Newhall Associates, was formerly Marketing Manager in the Investment Management Division of Hambros Bank in London, with responsibility for marketing the Bank?s pension fund management service and the establishment of a number of innovative investment products targeted at the Bank?s institutional and private client investor base. He joined Altius Associates in 1999 as Director of Client Relations.
Venture Focus: Technology
Investments: Siroyan Ltd.
Greatest Accomplishment: Raising the capital for and building a diversified portfolio of top-tier venture funds and direct investments, within one year of starting Montagu Newhall Associates.
Biggest Mistake: Not investing even more of my own money in our fund.
If you weren’t a VC, you’d be a? professional photographer or big-game fisherman.
Pet Peeve: People who won’t admit that they don’t know the answer.
Did You Know? Collects modern art, with a focus on British sculpture.
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