ACT Venture Capital
Conor is a Principal with ACT Venture Capital and a member of the investment team. ACT has raised in excess of $500M across multiple funds and invests in early-stage technology companies from seed to growth stages. Conor is responsible for deal origination and execution and works closely with several teams across the portfolio.
Prior to ACT, Conor was a member of the corporate development team at Paddy Power Betfair PLC, one of the world's largest publicly listed online gaming companies. Conor was responsible for developing and executing the group's global expansion strategy and assessing all strategic M&A opportunities. He worked closely on key components of the £6B merger of Paddy Power and Betfair, and co-led the $48M acquisition of US daily fantasy sports operator Draft.
Before joining Paddy Power Betfair, Conor worked in commercial banking and specialist corporate finance across the technology, life sciences, and oil and gas sectors.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Conor is a First Class Honours business and economics graduate from Trinity College Dublin and is a CFA charterholder.
Conor is a member of Class 24, serving his fellowship at ACT Venture Capital under the mentorship of Managing Partner John Flynn.