We are a team of passionate entrepreneurs and investors dedicated to helping startups and businesses grow and succeed. At Byron Ventures, we understand that scaling a business can be a challenging and daunting task, and that's why we are committed to providing the support and resources that entrepreneurs need to turn their startups and scaleups into successful ventures.
Our team has extensive experience in a wide range of industries, using our expertise to provide valuable guidance, strategic advice, and financial support to help startups and scaleups achieve their goals.
We believe in the power of innovation and are always on the lookout for new and exciting ideas. We work closely with entrepreneurs and leadership teams to understand their companies and vision. Whether it's through funding, strategy, or networking opportunities, we are committed to helping entrepreneurs and businesses reach their full potential.
At Byron Ventures, we are passionate about building strong relationships with our portfolio companies, invested in their success, and are dedicated to providing ongoing support and guidance as they grow and evolve.
Our team is led by Marc Sofer, a seasoned founder and investor dedicated to catalysing startup growth and innovation through funding, strategy and network. He is experienced in various asset classes and establishing, developing and exiting businesses over a 20+ year career in the United Kingdom, Australia and the Caribbean. Marc is Chair of the award-winning Byron Bay Angels, a Unit Writer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Southern Cross University, and Board Advisor to a number of startups and scaleups. Actively involved in the venture ecosystem, Marc is a Startmate First Believer and Airtree Explorer, working with some of the largest and most succesful venture capital funds in the country.
He co-founded Kingsgate Capital, a UK investment company, and founded the MSSEC Group, managing investments since 2005. Marc maintains a Non-Executive Director role in both organisations.
Marc studied Venture Finance under DP World Professor of Entrepreneurship Thomas Hellmann at Oxford University and has gained various accolades during his career, including the ‘Britain’s Young Business Leader’ award.
We are excited about the future and look forward to working with the next generation of entrepreneurs and businesses.