Toby Coppel is a co-founder and partner at Mosaic Ventures, a European venture capital firm focused on early stage investing. Toby has been investing and operating in internet startups since 1996. He began his investment career at Allen & Company, before starting his first investment firm. He joined Yahoo!’s new management team in 2001 and spent 6 years as Yahoo!’s Chief Strategy Officer, leading over $5 billion of investments and acquisitions including $1 billion into Alibaba. Following that, both as an angel and alongside Richard Branson and Virgin, he made investments including 3DRobotics, CreativeLive, Criteo, Indiegogo, Pinterest, and Transferwise. At Mosaic, Toby is thematically focused on blockchain and next-generation finance, as well as digital health and marketplaces, and works closely with our portfolio companies Blockchain and habito. He is a graduate of Oxford University and Harvard University, and a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute.
Co-founder and Partner, Mosaic Ventures