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David French

Harwell Capital

London, UK


Harwell Capital

David French
David French is Chairman and Co-Founder of Harwell Capital, and has been investing into and advising early and growth stage technology companies for over a decade. During his 30 years in Asia, David became one of the most important introducers of capital from the region to various technology companies based in the UK. As a serial entrepreneur, David built his own Independent Financial Advisor (IFA) business, MBA Group, which under his leadership became the largest IFA business in Hong Kong and was subsequently acquired by UK listed company Inter-Alliance Group.

David French’s Newsfeed

03 Jul 2017
JAY-Z’S 4:44 illegally downloaded nearly 1 million times in 3 days

British startup MUSO has just raised $3.2m (£2.5m) in a Series A funding from Harwell Capital. Its tools enable rights-holders to not only protect content, but also investigate the behavior of consumers of illegal content – even connecting with them and redirecting them to official channels.Music Business Worldwide

28 Jun 2017
Anti-piracy firm MUSO raises $3.2M in series A funding

British content-protection startup Muso has raised £2.5m (around $3.2m) in Series A funding from investment firm Harwell Capital. The company says it’ll use the funding to boost its sales and marketing team, as well as investing in its technology for tracking piracy and redirecting illegal downloaders towards legal sources of music and other content. The company says it tracked more than 191bn visits to piracy sites in 2016 alone.

David French’s Background

Nov 2011 - Present
London, UK
An independent late stage Venture Capital investor focused on UK technology companies, providing accelerator capital and strategic support to proven businesses with innovative proprietary scientific and engineering technology, solving real-world problems in clearly identifiable markets.
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MBA Group
Chairman & CEO
Aug 1994 - Present
Hong Kong, HK
Leading Independent Financial Adviser firm in Hong Kong, acquired by UK listed company Inter-Alliance in March 2000.
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