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TECHNEDs

Supporting Technology Entrepreneurs

TECHNEDs is a UK technology investment firm that provides expert coaching and guidance to help businesses succeed. TECHNEDs are always looking for technology firms to fast-track into profit, growth and prosperity.  Either through private investment funding or sharing their expertise and knowledge, TECHNEDs can offer strategic, technical and or financial support.  Its culture is that of leadership and guidance and TECHNEDs are looking to invest in UK based companies in the technology sector, with a turnover from £1m -£10m.  The team has a wealth of success and experience in the technology sector and impressive results to ensure your business and its people thrive and succeed.

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Meet The Team

Our team has a wealth of success and experience in the technology sector to ensure your business and its people thrive and succeed

Simon Mewett

Managing Partner

Simon is an experienced CEO and Board Executive with over 25 years’ experience within the technology sector. He has a proven track record in the field of Cloud, Telecommunications, Data Centres and Network connectivity, and achieved aggressive growth on the board of several Technology companies including Internet Network Services, Easy Group and C4L.  He has an extensive and demonstrable track record in multiple acquisitions and business transactions in his career to date.

Simon is a strategic thinker, a leader culturally and an ambassador. He exudes relentless drive and passion for people and technology, and relishes challenge, all of which translates into a fast paced decision maker who adds real value to any business.

Ed Crane

Partner

Ed is an experienced executive director who has worked in the technology sector for over 18 years. He has a proven track record in both sales and operations, and his experience ranges from small start-ups to large corporations. Some of his key achievements include closing a $37m sales pipeline for Symantec’s consulting division, co-founding and merging a small start-up into an existing business, and as a director of 4sl, contributing enormously to the company’s rapid growth.  This resulted in achieving two consecutive years of recognition in the Sunday Times Top Tech 100 fastest growing private companies.

Ed is a strategic thinker, an entrepreneur, and a believer in leveraging the power of focused teams to achieve outstanding results.

Archie Maddocks

Partner

 

Archie is a highly experienced COO and Board Executive with over 26 years’ experience within the IT sector. A Data Management and cloud-based IT services pioneer, Archie has supported clients such as CSC, British Telecom, and C4L, to name but a few, to construct and deliver world class levels of IT services. Together with a forensic ability to understand operational and service deficiencies, and efficiently remedy and improve them, Archie has a proven and impeccable track record, transforming IT organisations.

Archie has extensive knowledge and experience in operations, excellent people management skills and is totally committed. He is a strategic thinker with a high focus on customer satisfaction.

Iain McKenzie

Partner

 

Iain has had a 30 year career in technology encompassing both Corporate life and his own businesses. Iain has established significant credibility and a strong network in the Technology and related sectors over many years and holds both business qualifications (MBA from London Business School) and Finance qualifications as an FCMA, and has therefore, a unique set of skills to bring to TECHNEDs.

As part of the sale of Mettoni Group Ltd to Enghouse, Iain assumed the position of President EMEA and Asia, from 2010 to 2015, growing revenues from $30m to over $110m including heading up and subsequently integrating a number of cross border acquisitions.