Max co-founded IQ Capital in 2006 and looks after investments in fintech, insurtech, comms and medtech space as well as leading fundraising activities. Max has been in venture capital since 2001 and has led investments into over three dozen start-ups, with exits including Grapeshot (Oracle), Phonetic Arts (Google), Neul (Huawei), Spectral Edge (Apple), Stillfront (IPO), Sirigen (BD) and Quotient (EKF). He currently works with a number of portfolio companies including Accelercomm, Concirrus, Fluidic Analytics, MQube, Nyobolt, Thought Machine and Virti collectively valued at well over $3.5bn and growing rapidly. Max also works with a number of seed stage companies as board advisor. Prior to venture, Max was in telecoms, where he caught the start-up bug while being part of operating teams building mobile operators from start to scale-up.
Max has been a member of Invest Europe (formerly EVCA) Venture Capital Council since 2015 and was elected to the Board in 2021.
Max holds a BSc in Economics (University of Maryland) and an MBA (University of Cambridge).