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Augmentum Investing in Fast Growinf FintechBusinesses

We invest in...

Exceptional, fast growing UK and wider European fintech businesses at Series A and beyond. We invest in ambitious and extraordinary entrepreneurs who we believe have the potential to become leaders in their industry.

Our philosophy is...

To never compromise on the quality of our investments. As the UK’s only publicly listed fintech fund we have a unique flexibility to be opportunistic in our investments and invest for the long term, unrestrained by conventional fund dynamics.

Our partnering style is…

To be actively involved with our portfolio companies without getting in the way of our management teams. We focus on the important issues, and try to help our management teams do the same and not get distracted by details.

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Augmentum adds value immediately

“Tim and Richard have gone and set out their stall very clearly on which sectors they can bring their considerable entrepreneurial experience to bear and add real value, which they did immediately.”

Giles Andrews, Co-Founder, Zopa

Fintech Specialists

“Tim and Richard have built up a wealth of experience in Fintech, and their ability to share insights and lessons from elsewhere in the space – and from their long and successful commercial careers – is hugely valuable to Seedrs.”

Jeff Lynn, Founder, Seedrs

Augmentum like good businesses and do simple deals

“They came in on the same terms as me – as an equity partner. Tim’s got entrepreneur’s blood in his veins, and helps enormously.”

Paul Tustain, Founder, BullionVault

Augmentum provide insight and capital to help us achieve ambitious growth targets

“Tim is an invaluable member of our Board, bringing the perspective of a proven digital marketer and entrepreneur, and not just merely an investor.”

Richard Wilson, CEO, Interactive Investor

The true test of a relationship comes after the documents have been signed

“Augmentum have partnered with management and have delivered exactly what they have promised – support, guidance and true long term vision.”

Neil Puri, Founder & CEO, SRL Global


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Rahil Patel

Rahil is an Analyst at Augmentum. He joined the fund full-time following a Summer internship in 2018.

Prior to Augmentum, Rahil studied Geography at Durham University and has previously worked with Mayfair Insurance Company and Sipsmith Gin.

When he is not curating the office Alexa playlist, Rahil tries to keep up with his passion for DJing that began at university.

Learn more about Rahil in this blog post.

Georgie Hazell

Georgie heads up engagement at Augmentum, which involves supporting portfolio companies, engaging with investors and the wider fintech ecosystem (including marketing and events), and supporting the team internally.

Georgie has worked in a number of startups across people, strategy and growth leadership positions. Following her MBA and a consultancy project with Crowdcube, Georgie moved into venture capital.

Passionate about diversity and inclusion, particularly in VC and entrepreneurship, Georgie founded women in tech network Elevate, led on UK expansion for Her Campus Media, volunteers with Diversity VC and mentored with The Girls Network.

Ellen Logan

Ellen is an Investment Associate at Augmentum. She previously worked at OC&C Strategy Consultants and at HR analytics startup Bunch. Ellen studied Economics at the University of Edinburgh.

Outside of the office she spends her time practicing yoga, experimenting in the kitchen and exploring the art galleries of London.

Learn more about Ellen in her ‘Meet the Team’ blog here

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Sofia Wiecko

Sofia oversees the financial and administrative operations at Augmentum and has over 15 years’ experience in financial accounting.

Believing in giving back to the community, Sofia is active in a number of local charities.

Hayley Manning

Hayley is Augmentum’s Office Manager and PA. Prior to working at Augmentum, Hayley worked at law firm Stephenson Harwood.

Nigel Szembel

Nigel leads Public Relations and Investor Relations at Augmentum. Nigel has had an international career in corporate affairs, communications and investor relations which, over 30 years, has included responsibility for UK, regional (EMEA and Latin America) and global functions; covering high-profile public companies, private companies, prominent individuals and public bodies, primarily in the financial services sector but also taking in consumer/fashion, planning policy, arts and the environment.

Akash Bajwa

Akash is an Investment Analyst at Augmentum Fintech. Prior to joining Augmentum, Akash worked at the Cass Entrepreneurship Fund, Barclays Ventures and Deloitte. Akash studied Accounting and Finance at Cass Business School.

Outside of work, Akash enjoys writing a blog on trends in technology and venture capital and volunteering for networks that support more investment in impact-driven companies in the private markets. Akash always looks forward to reading great books and playing tennis with friends as a way to unwind.


Learn more about Akash in his ‘Meet the Team’ blog here.