Andy is a Partner with Uncork Capital, one of the most active seed-stage investors in Silicon Valley. Andy primarily invests in B2B, vertical industry SaaS, developer tools, and mobile enterprise, but also supports the wider SoftTech portfolio on product strategy, go-to-market, and growth.
Prior to joining Uncork Capital in 2015, Andy was co-founder of London-based Huddle, a leading enterprise content collaboration company. Under Andy's leadership, Huddle became one of Europe's most awarded and well-known technology startups, raising over $80M of venture funding. Over the years, he led technology, product, marketing, and strategy, eventually moving to San Francisco in 2010 to establish the company's US presence.
Andy has been an active angel investor since 2010 and built a portfolio covering 35+ pre-seed / seed-stage investments. His companies include innovative SaaS businesses like Intercom, Pipedrive, Apiary, Tray.io, Bugsnag, Rolepoint, Buffer, and Import.io, as well as marketplaces such as Postmates, Secret Escapes, and Zesty.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Born and raised in the UK, Andy holds a BA, with Honors, in economics from the University of Sheffield.
Andy is the co-founder and US Trustee of the Founders Pledge, a nonprofit that promotes effective altruism in early-stage entrepreneurs. He was awarded an OBE in the 2015 Queen's birthday honors list for services to UK business and technology leadership.
Andy served his fellowship at SoftTech VC under the mentorship of Managing Partner, Jeff Clavier. He is a member of Class 22.