Our Connected Network

Illuminate sits at the centre of the innovation ecosystem connecting investors, early-stage companies, and industry adopters in a proactive virtuous cycle. Illuminate understands targeted outreach at the right levels makes a major difference. We actively facilitate introductions and shared learning opportunities for our community.

Major financial institutions we’ve partnered with

10+

Young companies assessed

3700+

Companies introduced to our partners

500+

Follow on investors and acquirers of portfolio companies include:

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A selection of our Advisers and Executive Network

Nick Baker

Nick Baker

FinTech NED & Angel Investor; Co-founder, Alpha FMC

Grahame Chilton

Grahame Chilton

Chairman, Gallagher’s Global Property & Casualty Broking

Wayne Goldstein

Wayne Goldstein

Co-President & Founding Partner, Endicott Group

Sally Moore

Sally Moore

EVP & Global Head of Strategic Alliances, IHS Markit

Mark Yallop

Mark Yallop

Ext Committee Member, PRA; Chair, FICC Market Standards Board

Olly Benkert

Olly Benkert

Co-founder & adviser, HQLAᵡ

Simon Franco

Simon Franco

Founder, Aken Capital; CEO, SITT y Cia

Connor Hartley

Connor Hartley

Executive Director of Corporate Development, IHS Markit

Roger Spooner

Roger Spooner

CEO, Canton Capital

Richard Berliand

Richard Berliand

Chairman, TP ICAP; Senior Independent Director, Man Group

Tim Frost

Tim Frost

Chairman, Cairn Capital; Former Director, Bank of England

Michael Marconi

Michael Marconi

Founder & former CTO, Duco

Rupert Swallow

Rupert Swallow

Former Co-founder & CEO, Capsicum Re

Jonathan Boyes

Jonathan Boyes

Partner, HGCapital

Tom Gavin

Tom Gavin

Founder, Copper Shade Strategy; Former CEO, Eze Software Group

Dan Marcus

Dan Marcus

Chief Executive Officer, MarcX Limited

Larry Wieseneck

Larry Wieseneck

Managing Director & Co-President, Cowen and Company