Sherry Coutu Keynote Speaker
- Voted TechCrunch’s best CEO mentor/adviser in Europe (2010)
- Founder of Interactive Investor
- Angel investor in more than 35 companies
Sherry Coutu is a former CEO and angel investor who now serves on the boards of companies, charities and universities.
Sherry chairs Artfinder and is a non-executive member of Cambridge University (Finance Board), Cambridge Assessment, Cambridge University Press and NESTA Investments.
As an angel investor, Sherry works with entrepreneurs to solve problems that matter and specialises in consumer internet, information services and education. She has made angel investments in more than 35 companies and holds investments in 2 venture capital firms. She also serves on the Advisory Boards of Linkedin.com, Seedcamp and Zoopla.com. She was voted by TechCrunch as the best CEO mentor/adviser in Europe in November 2010.
As an entrepreneur, Sherry was founder of two businesses in the financial services industry: ISI Emerging Markets, which has operations in 70 countries and was bought by Euromoney; and Interactive Investor, which was responsible for the first e-commerce transaction in the financial services industry in October 1995, floated in 2000 and was valued at more than $1 billion, before being acquired by AMP.