MMC Ventures, a London, UK-based venture capital firm, has announced some senior promotions and appointments.
The firm promoted two new partners – Simon Menashy and Ameerul Miah (who also becomes Chief Operating Officer).
Simon Menashy has led a number of new investments over the past two years including the firm’s most recent investment into AI business Signal Media. He also serves on the board of MMC portfolio companies Sky-Futures, Masabi, Admedo, Brightpearl and MUBI. Menashy joined MMC in 2011 from Deloitte, where he consulted on commercial strategy and M&A advisory for European tech and media companies.
Ameerul Miah joined MMC in 2014 from leading investment manager, Ashmore Group. In his new role as Partner and COO, Ameerul will be responsible for MMC’s daily operations and its Fund operations.
The firm also added Victoria Ferguson to the role of General Counsel and Anna Slemmings to the role of Director of Marketing and Investor Relations.
Completing this round of promotions, Cameron Grant has been made an Associate and will work with Slemmings on marketing and investor relations.
Founded in 2000 and led by Managing Partner Jon Coker, MMC focuses on technology-enabled sectors, particularly financial and business services, business software, digital media and consumer internet investing in more than 50 companies to date.
With over £175 million under management, and investing £20 million+ annually, MMC is one of most active early-stage UK investors with its existing portfolio including Appear Here, Bloom & Wild, Gousto, Interactive Investor, Love Home Swap, Masabi, NewVoiceMedia, Reevoo, Signal Media, SafeGuard, Sky-Futures, Small World, Somo, and Tyres on the Drive.