Michael Blakey

Michael Blakey

Michael Blakey

Serial Tech Angel Investor

Michael became a full time angel investor in 2000 when he cofounded Avonmore Developments with his brother, Simon. He’s invested in over 25 companies in the UK and achieved 8 successful exits. He has also invested in 8 early stage companies in Southeast Asia including Anchanto, PlusMargin and Nugit under the name of Cub Capital since 2013. Most recently, Michael co-founded Cocoon Capital, an early stage fund, which is looking to invest in companies throughout SE Asia and has currently completed 6 investments. Michael is actively investing in both UK and SE Asia and is also supporting UK companies that want to expand into Asia.

During Michael’s career he’s been named ‘UK Angel Investor of the Year 2015’ by the UK Business Angel Association, selected as one of the ‘Maserati 100’ and voted by AngelsNews into the list of ‘Business Angels You Should Know’.