Sam is a Partner at firstminute focused on financial services, enterprise software, SaaS and developer tools.
He has sourced investments into Robocorp, n8n, Storyblok, Unleash, Element and Mondoo co-investing with Benchmark, Sequoia, Spark, Notion, Dawn, Automattic, Atomico and Mubadala. He has also helped drive firstminute's work in Emerging Markets working with Stitch, Creditbook and Thndr in South Africa, Nigeria, Pakistan and Egypt.
Sam joined firstminute from Goldman Sachs, where he worked in the Financial Institutions Group within Investment Banking working on M&A deals and IPOs for banks, insurance and payments companies. He received a first class honours degree from the London School of Economics.
When not working (Sam has an SLA of less than 5 minutes on email & whatsapp), Sam enjoys a Peloton ride (which VC doesn’t!) and enjoys an evening in watching the top shows on all the streaming services (yes he has subscriptions to all of them!).