IQ Capital welcomes Mason Sinclair as deeptech Principal 

May 19, 2022

IQ Capital is delighted that Mason Sinclair has joined our investment team as a Principal.

Mason has over a decade of experience in the world of deeptech. Mason has been an engineer, entrepreneur, advisor and investor across multiple businesses in the high-tech sector. He was previously a deeptech investor at Octopus Ventures, Creator Fund and Newable Ventures.

Mason holds degrees in both Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. He also holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge. He specialises in the commercialisation of disruptive technologies, helping businesses to find product-market fit, to develop go-to-market and to optimise business strategy and growth.

Mason joins our highly differentiated team of investors who combine strong vertical expertise in deeptech with our wide experience of commercialising new technologies and working with founders to scale their businesses. Mason will play a central role on sourcing and executing investments, as well as advising portfolio companies, with a particular focus on AI and machine learning, robotics, quantum computing and human-computer interfaces.

Mason said “Deeptech is providing founders with huge opportunities to build solutions to some the world’s biggest challenges. I am passionate about supporting founders who are striving to make a real difference in people’s lives.”

Simon Hirtzel, General Partner and COO, said “Mason is a terrific addition to our team. His experience of early-stage companies and the commercialisation of deeptech will be invaluable for our founders and a great addition to the range of support we already give them in bringing their technologies to market and scaling their businesses”.

IQ Capital is always looking to hire Analysts with proven expertise and passion for deeptech – so do get in touch with us to learn more about the opportunities we offer!