Peter Read

SpecialityPartner at Vitruvian
Partner at VitruvianPeter is a partner at Vitruvian; a venture partner at BlueYard and LocalGlobe; an advisor to Entrepreneur First, Future Positive Capital, and StrongMinds; and a Trustee of Frazzled Cafe, Doteveryone, and the Oxford Mindfulness Centre. He is an angel investor/advisor in over 100 tech startups, including: BigHealth, BookingBug, Business Of Fashion, Citymapper, Craft, Eyeclick, EyeEm, Freeformers, GetYourGuide, Hopster, Medigo, Memrise, Mixlr, Mubi, MyHeritage, Omnius, Qapital, Roli,, SofarSounds, Styla, Tictrac Peter was previously an angel/advisor at Farfetch (NYSE: FTCH), NevenVision (acquired by Google), Saynow (Google), Readmill (Dropbox), ReturnPath (Validity), Fizzback (Nice Systems), Techlightenment (Experian), uberVu (Hootsuite), Gidsy (GetYourGuide), Songkick (Livenation), Bandpage (Youtube), MoviePilot (Webedia), Diagonal View (Sky), AdjustYourSet (Oliver Group), ChicChickClub (JustFab), Sailthru (CM), Shopwiki (Oversee), GiveMeSport (Breaking Data), Launch Music (Yahoo), LoveFilm (Amazon), Skype (eBay), TastemakerX (Rdio), Mobix (Seachange), Kindo (MyHeritage), MusicNation (Universal Music), Preview Networks (Brave Bison), Quill (Webedia), Playahead (MTG), HSX (Cantor Fitzgerald), H2G2 (BBC), iFilm (MTV), Metacafe (The Collective), Liveplanet (Disney), Fandango (Comcast), WoolAndTheGang (Blue Gem), YPlan (Time Out), and Meevee (eUniverse) Peter was previously: Partner at Google Ventures; Board Director of GP Bullhound and Entertainment Insights; President of Nielsen Entertainment; Governor at Beaconsfield High School; Fellow of Wellington College; a film awards judge at BAFTA; and a digital advisor to Oxfam, Sport England, and The Roundhouse. He is an active supporter of Founders4Schools, Speakers4Schools, Virgin Strive, Mindfulness In Schools, Mind & Life, CSAP, and NFTS. He was an Associate Producer on Rabbit Fever and an (uncredited) actor in Flyin' Ryan.