About Forward Partners
Founded in 2013 by Nic Brisbourne, 16 year veteran of European venture capital scene and former Partner at leading venture capital firm DFJ Esprit. He has worked and invested in London and Silicon Valley, leading over 25 investments and enjoying a number of successful exits including buy.at (acquired by AOL for $125m) and Zeus Technology (acquired by Riverbed for $140m). Nic is also the author of Europe's most popular venture capital blog - www.theequitykicker.com
Based in Hoxton, London, Forward Partners are a “startup catalyst”, combining investment with practical hands-on expertise and insight.
We're investors in very early stage ecommerce & marketplace companies. Our team have the experience to enable entrepreneurs to succeed. We do more than advise and mentor. We help the best entrepreneurs quickly find a great product-market fit with our expertise in customer discovery, coding, design, customer acquisition, testing and analysis as well as offering office space.
Our portfolio includes Zopa (Benchmark), LostMyName (Google Ventures), Big Health (Index) and Appear Here (Balderton).