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Toby Coppel

United Kingdom

Artificial Intelligence, FinTech, Enterprise SW/ SaaS, Property Tech, All

Co-founder and Partner at Mosaic Ventures, Former, Chief Strategy officer, Yahoo!
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Toby Coppel - Toby Coppel is Co-founder and Partner at Mosaic Ventures, a London-based venture capital firm focused on early stage investing across Europe with $300 million under management. Toby has been investing and operating in internet startups since 1996. He began his investment career at Allen & Company, before starting his first investment firm. Then he joined Yahoo!’s new management team in 2001 and spent 6 years as Yahoo!’s Chief Strategy Officer, leading over $5 billion of investments and acquisitions including $1 billion into Alibaba that was sold for over $80 billion. Following that, both as an angel and alongside Richard Branson and Virgin, he made investments including Criteo, Pinterest, and Transferwise. At Mosaic, Toby is thematically focused on our themes Future of Money, WorkOS, Machine Intelligence, and Open Bazaars, and works closely with our portfolio companies Auterion, habito, Keelvar, Qatalog, Super.ai, Tray.io, and Vortexa. He is the Chair of eLife Sciences, a non-profit, open platform for scientific research, a member of the Advisory Board of The Oxford Foundry and the Oxford Internet Institute, and a Trustee of the Aspen Institute UK. He is a graduate of Oxford University and Harvard University, and a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute.