The Octopus Ventures team offers unmatched expertise in helping small businesses grow. The team, led by Alex Macpherson, has more than 200 years of experience, supporting entrepreneurs take their ideas to the next level. They manage our successful range of Venture Capital Trusts, including our flagship Titan VCTs , and our Eureka EIS portfolios, backing early stage businesses.
Alex has experience at the coal face as he has started, built and sold his own business. In fact many of our ventures team have built their own businesses. As en entrepreneurial business we get the challenges entrepreneurs face and have developed networks and support to ensure the businesses we back have the best chance of success.
The team believes in supporting motivated, talented people, not picking themes or sectors. For Octopus, that approach is obvious, because it’s people that matter.
Here’s the team.