London, UK-based venture capital firm Talis Capital is bolstering its team with three promotions and the addition of a vice president.
- Thomas Williams was promoted to Principal. Williams has eight years of investment experience and has an excellent investment track record. He has supported investments at Talis including iwoca, Utelly, C3, Reevoo, bd4travel, Senrio, Second Home, Pirate Studios and Onfido. Prior to Talis, Williams was an asset manager at Dart Capital and worked as an execution-only broker. He has a degree from the University of Leeds, a Masters in Wealth Management and is a CFA charterholder.
- Matthew De Jesus was promoted to Senior Associate. De Jesus has four years of investment experience at Talis and is heavily involved in all of Talis’ digital ventures. He has supported the Partners on investments including Darktrace, Onfido, PassTheKeys, ClickTale, Luminance, CensorNet, Narrativ, eporta, Pirate Studios and Price f(x). Matthew holds a BSc (Hons) Economics from The London School of Economics.
- Rachel Muzyczka was promoted to Associate. Muzyczka Rachel joined Talis in 2016, having previously worked for 3 years in European tech M&A on over $200m of transactions. At Talis, he has supported the Partners on investments including Cyber Observer, Luminance, Andium and Akua. Muzyczka holds an MSc from LSE, a BA from Queen Mary & Paris-Sorbonne and is currently working towards the ACA.
- Diogo Coelho joined as Vice President, responsible for business development and investor relations. Before Talis Capital, Coelho spent over 6-years at Capital Generation Partners in London, most recently leading on UHNW client development in London and Switzerland. While at Capital Generation Partners, he was also a member of the PE & VC investments team advising on deals from less than $100k to more than $100m. Coelho is Portuguese, a Lisbon native, and holds a BSc in Civil Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico. He holds an MBA from London Business School and is a CFA charterholder.
Founded in 2009 by Bob and Rohini Finch, Vasile Foca and Matus Maar, Talis Capital has invested in B2B technology companies including Darktrace, Onfido and iwoca, as well as early stage companies such as Luminance, Price f(x) and Pirate Studios, among others.