Former founder and deep tech specialist Zoe joined Octopus Ventures in 2021, and heads up our deep tech Team for early-stage companies.
She’s previously managed eight deep tech early-stage funds focussed on supporting the best of deep tech from UK universities, investing from proof of concept through to series B.
They include seed funds she launched at Imperial College London in 2021 and vehicles managed by the University of Oxford and the government-backed Development Bank of Wales.
In total, Zoe has made over 60 deep tech investments in a broad spectrum of sub-sectors from biotech to cleantech and advanced engineering.
In 2019, Zoe created her own startup, Martingale Advisors, which built and sold a cryptocurrency exchange to a Hong Kong-based financial services institution.
Zoe has also served as a start-up mentor at an incubator in Alacrity, Wales, and as a start-up coach at Saïd Business School.
She loves sports, including climbing and mountaineering, and is a competitive power lifter.