Tom TeichmanFounder at The Garage Soho
Tom was the first backer and Chairman/ Director of startups including Lastminute.com, notonthehighstreet.com, moshimonsters.com, Kobalt Music, Academia.edu, Mergermarket.com, made.com, MAID, Argonaut Games, ARC, Simbasleep, Hardlyeverwornit and Elevate Direct. Among others.
Four of these companies went on to become Unicorns. Several IPO’d on the London Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Some sold to trade buyers - The Financial Times, France Telecom, Oracle, Dell, Google, and Microsoft.
He founded SPARK Ventures in 1995 and The Garage Soho in London in 2014 with Sir John Hegarty, founder of BBH.