Jonno Southam

Venture Capital, startups, and Public Speaker in London, United Kingdom

Jonno Southam is Managing Director of Investor Success at HSBC Innovation Banking, leading the development of a market leading value add platform to 1/help VC backed startups connect to capital, 2/support emerging managers connect to LPs, 3/driving GTM connections with HSBC and corporates.

Previously, Jonno led Venture Capital & Private Equity coverage for the EMEA region at Google Cloud, where his team drove strategic engagements with VC and PE backed portfolio companies. He also spend over 9 years at AWS leading VC and startup ecosystem engagement in the UKI.

With over 25 years of experience as both an entrepreneur and a dedicated innovation ecosystem enabler, he has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing startups.

Jonno is also an occasional angel investor in early-stage startups and a limited partner in venture capital firms, leveraging his expertise and network to support the next generation of innovators. He is an inspirational international public speaker, communicating topics from scaling startup culture, building a robust hiring process and developing technology led GTM strategies. Jonno's mission is to drive impact and innovation in the EMEA startup ecosystem.

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    • HSBC Innovation Banking
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