An Interview with Patrick Sheehan, ETF Partners
- Jul 1, 2021 11:13 am GMT
What’s it all about? Money and People, the two main ingredients for a successful business (a damn good product/service is the other). More specifically it’s the RIGHT money and the RIGHT people. The right people is something we specialise in at Hyperion Executive Search, but I love to engage with passionate, experienced and mission driven VC’s and Investors who can provide money and so much more. The right money! Though Patrick expresses that all money is good! We talk about future trends, and how to get the money your start-up or scale-ups needs.
About Patrick Sheehan:
Patrick started the firm in 2006 to demonstrate that venture capital could foster innovation that provides prosperity that is sustainable for our planet. In that time ETF Partner has supported numerous innovative companies that create positive impact. Currently Patrick represents the firm on the Boards of ELeather, Wirepas, Telensa, Zeelo and Tomorrow.
Patrick has worked in venture capital since 1985, when he joined 3i. He was instrumental in founding 3i’s venture capital practice in the early 1990s and subsequently, in the late 1990s, was the founding Managing Director of its Silicon Valley operation.
Prior to his career in venture capital, Patrick was a research engineer in electronics, working on fibre optic signal processing for GEC, and before that advising on advanced antenna designs as a technical consultant for Marconi Space Systems while completing a PhD in electronics.
Patrick was a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Invest Europe from 2007 to 2010, during which time he also chaired the Venture Capital Committee.
About ETF Partners:
Since 2006, ETF Partner, has been investing in technologies companies that help tackling the climate emergency. Our Aim Demonstrating that technological innovation offers compelling answers to one of the most pressing problems of the world, achieving Sustainability Through Innovation.
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