Kerry Baldwin co-founded IQ Capital in 2006 and has over 20 years deeptech venture capital experience. Kerry was Chair of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association 2021/22 and is an international advisor and speaker on venture capital, deeptech ecosystems, research and innovation. Originally with BDO Stoy Hayward, she joined Venture Technologies in 1998, investing in the first wave of UK deeptech companies and has focussed on deeptech early-stage technology over her five funds which invest from seed to £30m.
Kerry specialises in GTM, Strategic Marketing, Competitive Intelligence and heads up IQ’s cybersecurity, climate tech, supervisory tech, big data and neuro-tech portfolio. She sits on several boards including Risilience, FNA, CyberSmart, BMLL Technologies, CybSafe, Divido, Neurovalens and Worldr and has conducted several exits and IPOs.
She is known as a contributor to best practice in venture capital, from ESG and a 2018 in-depth study on Investment Committee best practice and decision making across Private Equity and Venture Capital. She is an honorary Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the University of Cambridge (Judge Business School).