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Selling his first startup two years after leaving university, Maths graduate Xavier de Lecaros-Aquise joined a Venture Capital boutique buying and selling European tech start-ups as well as raising capital in the mobile, hardware, online retail and digital media space, eventually leading the UK digital media efforts for the bank.
Xavier then left his comfy job to go at it again, this time co-founding award winning fashion rental e-tailer GirlMeetsDress.com which he exited in 2014. He then proceeded to help launch MarleySpoon in over five regions with his former investors including Oliver Samwer (Rocket Internet founder), and then acted as interim management for various VC backed growth companies like Edited.com.
Since 2016 he has been helping corporates on their innovation capabilities, first as Head of New Businesses, Innovation and Operations at Aviva Plc and then onto helping SThree Plc, NationWide, etc through his consultancy, while also acting as digital advisor to Private equity, and Venture fund.
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