David Hulston – Angel Investor, Founder IndyCube Ventures
David has over 30 years’ experience in technology businesses in finance, commercialization strategy and management roles. He qualified as an accountant in Australia before moving to London. There he had finance roles and designed and built a consumer finance platform for one of the largest UK retail groups.
He was a founder-director in 1998 of a £3.3 million Management Buy-out of the Central Research Laboratories from EMI plc. In 2000 this business, Scipher plc, was floated on the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of £330 million. At Scipher, David ran the intellectual property licensing business.
He founded and developed QED Intellectual Property, an intellectual property licensing and management service business, which included the Open Innovation marketplace yet2.com, with offices in the UK, Japan and the USA. Clients for this business included most of the Fortune Global 500.
Since 2005 David has been an angel investor in early-stage technology businesses. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Comparison Creator, Inngot, Pwinty, Rantmedia Games and Investment Director of Indycube Ventures LLP.
In December 2014 David was the Lord Mayor’s Visiting Entrepreneur in Brisbane, Australia. He is a Fellow of the RSA, member of the Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management and regular speaker at technology conferences.