Neil co-founded Index Ventures with Giuseppe Zocco and David Rimer in 1996. Previously he spent 4 years with Montgomery Securities in San Francisco before joining Index Securities in 1990. He has invested in market-defining companies from across the spectrum including Betfair (LSE: BET), Funding Circle, Climate Corp. (MON), Deliveroo, Last.fm (CBS), MOO and Supercell. He has served on the board of U.C. Sampdoria, and currently serves on the board of Human Rights Watch.
- Grew up:
- Palo Alto; Cambridge (Massachusetts)
- San Francisco
Disconnected and Disenfranchised
Not so long ago, buying something meaningful involved a measure of human interaction. Whether looking for an engagement ring, getting a mortgage or booking a family holiday, you visited a shop or an office, looked through a selection of offers, came back with questions, asked for advice and ultimately decided whether to give someone your custom.