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Why Saul Klein wants to continue investing in UK tech

Saul KLein

Entrepreneurship runs through Saul Klein’s DNA. The English literature graduate may not have known it when he first entered the world of employment, but he would go on to build a successful career in business and venture capital investment.

Klein’s CV speaks for itself. It boasts stints at some of the world’s biggest and most well-known technology companies including Skype (where he was part of the original executive team) and Microsoft.

Klein was also one of the co-founders of Lovefilm, set up in 2002 and bought by Amazon in 2011.

Like many entrepreneurs before him, Klein eventually transitioned into venture capital investment, working his way up at Index Ventures – one of Europe’s most prominent funds – where he spent eight years backing the likes of AlertMet, Songkick and GlassesDirect. ...