Investor Entrepreneur, incube8it

Martin Leuw

Martin is a digital and social entrepreneur, specialising in technology, media, healthcare and communications. He has run businesses for 8 PE houses/VCs over past 20 years through growth, turnaround and at most life stages inc corporate venturing. Now investing directly and alongside PE/VCs as an active NED/Chairman as well as mentoring young entrepreneurs and as an investor/patron to both For Profit and Not For Profit organisations dedicated to getting young people into employment and self employment. He was Group CEO (2001-2011)and a significant investor in IRIS Software Group driving growth from subscription revenues of £9m to over £120m p.a. and from an enterprise value of £30m to over £500m establishing IRIS as the UK’s largest private software house at the time and won numerous awards. In July 2006, he was named Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Technology & Communication category in the Southern regional final of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year programme and in Feb 2015 ranked in the Maserati 100 as one of the UK's top 100 business leaders who give back.

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