• • 10+ years experience helping CEOs secure early-stage (£1-10M) investment for their fast-growing tech businesses in the UK and Europe
  • • Former manager of the business incubator at the University of Malta
  • • Before getting into venture capital, Ben was a financial analyst in the UK

Experience

Ben McClure is a seasoned venture finance advisor, with more than a decade's worth of experience helping CEOs secure early-stage (£1-10M) investment for their fast-growing tech businesses in the UK and Europe. Well-connected in the venture capital community, Ben was former director of the TAKEOFF innovation incubator at the University of Malta and is currently UK Country Manager for EIT Digital's European venture finance arm. Ben is a longtime contributor to Investopedia, writing on topics such as entrepreneurship, venture capital, and investments. He started his career as writer/analyst at the Economist Group. Mr. McClure graduated from the University of Alberta's (Canada) School of Business with an MBA.

Education

Ben earned an MBA from the University of Alberta in Canada.

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