Hussein Kanji

Founding Partner of Hoxton Ventures

Hussein is a founding partner of Hoxton Ventures, a European venture capital firm based in London. The firm was founded in November 2013 with a $40 million fund, and has made 19 investments to date, which now have a collective market capitalization of $3.7 billion. Hussein currently represents Hoxton on the boards of Babylon Health, bd4travel, Behavox, Darktrace, TourRadar and Yieldify, and previously served as a board observer of Deliveroo.

Hussein is also an angel investor in Bea's of Bloomsbury, GoCardless, Halo Neuroscience, Popxo, Signpost and Yieldify. He also helped Eros International (NYSE:EROS) build its digital strategy and launch ErosNow,

its online video platform. Hussein has also occasionally assisted the UK government with technology policy, and appears occasionally on BBC, Bloomberg, CNN and Sky News.

Formerly, Hussein was an associate at Accel Partners, where he focused on consumer internet, financial technology and software investments. He helped invest in OpenGamma, Playfish (acquired by EA) and Dapper (acquired by Yahoo). Hussein joined Accel from Microsoft Corporation where he was a platform planner, product manager and senior manager. He also helped put together Safe-View (acquired by L-3), worked at Radiance Technologies (acquired by Comcast) and Studio Verso (acquired by KPMG).

Hussein holds an MBA from London Business School, and did his undergraduate studies in Symbolic Systems at Stanford University.