Co-founder and Partner
Toby Coppel is Co-founder and Partner at Mosaic Ventures, a European-focused venture capital firm that backs founders who are reimagining the world. They invest $1-10m early, in those building daring adventures across Europe.
Toby has been investing and operating in internet startups since 1996. He began his investment career at Allen & Company, before starting his first investment firm. Then he joined Yahoo!’s new management team in 2001 and spent 6 years as Yahoo!’s Chief Strategy Officer, leading over $5 billion of investments and acquisitions including $1 billion into Alibaba that was sold for over $80 billion.
Following that, both as an angel and alongside Richard Branson and Virgin, he made investments including Criteo, Pinterest, and Transferwise.
At Mosaic, Toby is thematically focused on the future of money, machine intelligence, human empowerment and open bazaars, and works closely with portfolio companies Auterion, Blockchain, Canotic, Centrifuge, Habito, Qatalog, Tray.io, Veriff, and Vortexa.
This past year has renewed the industry’s focus on deep tech, but where does its unlocked potential lie in Europe? This session looks at both the exciting opportunities and head-scratching...