David Hulston is a seasoned Angel Investor, experienced Non-Executive Director, business mentor and technology strategist. He is Co-Founder and Investor Director of Indycube Ventures, the investment arm of Indycube, Wales' co-working community. An accountant and an intellectual property industry veteran, David has more than 25 years international business experience. He has carried out finance and management roles in Australia, the U.K., South East Asia, USA, Japan and South Korea.
In 1998, David was a founder-director of a £3.3 million Management Buy-out from EMI plc. In 2000, this business was floated on the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of £330 million. He founded and developed QED Intellectual Property, an intellectual property licensing and management service business with offices in the UK, Japan and the USA.
David is a supporter of the angel communities in Wales and Australia, dividing his time between both locations. He was a judge for the Welsh round of The Pitch 2012 & UK-wide in 2014, Launch48 in Cardiff and a featured angel on the British Business Angels Association "Be an Angel" site. David was also Brisbane's Visiting Entrepreneur in December 2014.
LinkedIn - http://uk.linkedin.com/in/davidhulston/
Twitter - @davidhulston1
A team of experienced technology and intellectual property consultants support David.
Naeema Ali BSc (Hons), MBA, CIM Dip, GDL
Naeema has strong academic foundations in science, business and law, and 20 years of experience in technology commercialisation in Europe, USA & Australia.
From the origins of satellite broadcast television with startup TV/Com (acquired by Hyundai) and then Israeli startup NDS (acquired by NewsCorp, then Cisco), later the licensing of silicon chip and electronic component intellectual property, Naeema has helped technology evolve from initial design to global standards.
Before joining David Hulston Associates as a director, Naeema ran her own technology consultancy assisting companies of all sizes in developing technology and intellectual property strategies, mentoring and advising on work-life balance.
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Indycube Ventures offers funding and expert advice to entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs and small-business owners based at coworking space network Indycube are being offered access to a half-million-pound annual funding stream and expert advice.
"We have benefited greatly from David's experience, counsel and contacts on a wide range of issues. His past experience in the IP space is particularly useful to Inngot, but even without that, he is just the sort of investor and non-executive director a high growth business needs. He sees potential, makes connections, and keeps us focused on the things that matter."Martin Brassell, CEO, Inngot Ltd