Saul joined Index in 2007 and was a partner until May 2015. He continues to represent Index on the boards of several portfolio companies.
A serial entrepreneur with two decades of experience building and exiting companies in both the US, Israel and Europe, Saul has a passion for working with seed and early stage businesses. Most recently he co-founded Kano and Seedcamp, as well as co-founder and original CEO of Lovefilm International (acquired by Amazon). He was also part of the original executive team at Skype (acquired by eBay). Saul believes tech is still only just starting to make a dent on the economy and society and that it has the potential to create hundreds of thousands of jobs.
- Grew up:
- Cambridge (UK)
- Boston, Seattle, New York, London and Tel Aviv
What comes after the family?
Restlessness is a key element of the entrepreneurial spirit and as anyone who knows me well will tell you, I am an entrepreneur to my very bones. After eight amazing years where Index has been my home, I will be moving on this summer to follow my passion — creating new companies and working with founders at the formational stages of their businesses as they plot product, team and go-to-market strategy.
Supporting Zebras not just Unicorns
Now that nearly two billion people have smartphones in their pockets and software is profoundly changing the way we live and work, national and local governments around the world are paying serious attention to how the Internet is changing GDP. In an increasingly connected world, cities and countries are vying to attract the entrepreneurs and innovators who not just drive economic growth, but can also help to deliver against long-term policy objectives.