EMV Capital

EMV Capital Ltd is a London-based investor focused on B2B companies in the industrial high-tech, clean energy, smart cities and transportation sectors.

EMV Capital invests in, and provides advisory services related to, investments that involve a range of technologies including robotics and AI, machine vision, materials science, IoT, advanced engineering and power electronics.

While not an impact investor, EMVC understand the importance and value of the circular economy and resource efficiency, reflecting this within its investment thesis.

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The Specialist Investor in B2B High Industrial Technology.

Ilian Iliev – Managing Director

Dr. Ilian Iliev is Managing Director of EMV Capital where he also leads the investment advisory team. Ilian spun-out EMV Capital out of EcoMachines Ventures, which was founded in 2013. Prior to that he co-founded and was CEO of CambridgeIP Ltd (2006-2012), which he built into a leading market and technology business intelligence provider in the UK (partial exit through sale of data & software business to multi-billion US investment fund). In the late 1990s, he co-founded and led 100-person family business in Southern Africa in the electrical industry, with a focus on turnkey industrial installations. He is a Board member at a number of EMVC portfolio companies, including Pointgrab and Q-Bot.

Ian Cooke – Venture Partner

Ian Cooke is a former Director at the Carbon Trust, where he was responsible for managing the investment portfolio and leading the commercial development of the Carbon Trust innovation activities. He qualified as an Engineer in Cape Town, South Africa and was awarded a Master of Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management, UK. Earlier in his career he was working in venture capital, corporate venture and international business development in the engineering and environmental sectors. His work covered a variety of emerging markets in Asia, Africa and Europe. He has founded and invested in a number of successful new ventures in the engineering and technology fields. Ian serves as a consultant to EMVC.

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