Augmentum Fintech PLC

Augmentum Fintech PLC
Augmentum Fintech PLC
Closed Ended Investment Company
Technology & Media
2.12 %
0 %
Not Benchmarked
Fund Size
£ 128.54 million
Discount Premium
To realise value through exiting the investments over time, the Company invests in early (but not seed) or later stage investments in unquoted fintech businesses.The Company intends to invest in unquoted companies and will ensure that the Company has suitable investor protection rights where appropriate. The Company may also invest in partnerships, limited liability partnerships and other legal forms of entity. The Company will not invest in publicly traded companies.
Holding %
Interactive Investor 10.77 %
Tide 10.37 %
Zopa 8.52 %
Monese 8.33 %
Bullion Vault 7.42 %
Iwoca 5.54 %
Grover 3.86 %
Habito 3.65 %
Onfido 3.37 %
Farewill 2.92 %
Augmentum Fintech PLC
WC2A 1AL, London, United Kingdom
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company


Tim Levene
Joined 03/13/2018

Tim began his career at Bain & Co before leaving to co-found Crussh the chain of juice bars. In 1999, Tim became a founding employee at and after it merged with Betfair in 2001, he led the commercial side of the business including launching its international business. In 2010 Tim co-founded Augmentum with the backing of RIT Capital. Tim has been a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum since 2012 and is the Digital Advisor to the Royal Foundation. He is a member of the UK Fintech Action Group and is a Global Ambassador for Innovate Finance. Tim was also elected as a Common Councillor (Independent) for the Ward of Bridge in the City of London in 2017 and sits on its Finance, Market and Investment Committees.

Richard Matthews
Joined 03/13/2018

Richard qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand/PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP before leaving in 1999 to join Tim as an early employee and chief financial officer of where as well as developing the business plan upon which US$24 million of venture funding was raised, he was a key architect of the ground-breaking peer to peer account management system. In 2001, upon the merger with Betfair, he left to become chief financial officer of Benchmark Europe (now Balderton Capital, a venture capital investor in Betfair). In 2005 he became a partner at Manzanita Capital a large US family office and in 2010 he rejoined Tim Levene to co-found Augmentum.

Perry Blacher
Joined 03/13/2018

Perry started his career at McKinsey & Co in 1996, moving to Microsoft 1998 and has spen the last decade as an angel investor in, and advisor to, fintech businesses. Perry is a FinTech specialist, holding advisory or non-executive roles at Fairpoint plc, Barclays UK Google, Onfido, Prodigy Finance, TransferGo and other FinTech businesses. He was an investor at Chase Episode 1 when they invested in and is a venture partner a Amadeus Capital. He was Vice President international at Zulilly from 2013 up to its initia public offering on Nasdaq. He was the founder and chief executive officer of two businesses both sold to public companies (Serum in 2002 and Covestor in 2007). He has a strong network throughout Europe and will give Augmentum improved reach into fintech hubs in Berlin, Scandinavia and the Baltics.

Data provided by Morningstar.

The Content is only for your general information and use and is not intended to address your particular requirements. The Content does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation or arrangement by Money Observer and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment or other decisions. Appropriate independent advice should be obtained before making any such decision.

This information is sourced from our partner Morningstar. We believe the data to be correct however you should take care in using any information.

You should be aware that prices may fall as well as rise and that the income derived can go down as well as up. When buying or selling any investment that fluctuates in price or value you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance.