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Meet our authors and experts

We go the extra mile to bring you the most relevant, topical and helpful content.
Here are some of the team who makes it happen.

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Internal authors & experts

  • Anthony Rose

    Anthony Rose

    Co-Founder and CEO
    Serial entrepreneur and startup champion, Anthony is our CEO and Co-Founder.

  • Julien Seligmann

    Julien Seligmann

    Chief Operations Officer
    Dirigeant en grands groupes, entrepreneur et business angel, Julien partage sa riche expérience à travers notre blog et événements.

  • Anna Sivula

    Anna Sivula

    Senior Legal Associate
    Anna is a qualified lawyer and a Senior Legal Associate here at SeedLegals. She has years of experience as a commercial and corporate lawyer, working with many startups and SMEs.

  • Jonny Seaman

    Jonny Seaman

    Investor Partnerships Manager
    Jonny Seaman is our Investor Partnerships Manager. With over 200 closed rounds under his belt, he’s seen the good, the bad and the ugly of startup investment.

  • Mo Saed

    Mo Saed

    New Business Manager
    Mo is the New Business Manager at SeedLegals and a specialist in share option schemes. He's passionate about helping sales teams thrive.

  • Benedict Conry Seedlegals

    Benedict Conry

    R&D Tax Lead
    Ben is a Tax Specialist with over five years' experience in R&D.

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    Matt Terry

    CX Team Manager
    Matt is our CX Team Manager. After teaching and practising law, Matt's a natural fit to lead, train and develop our customer support team.

  • Zlatina Trifonova

    Zlatina Trifonova

    CX Team Lead, SEIS/EIS Specialist
    Zlatina heads up the SEIS/EIS team at SeedLegals helping companies navigate the complex world of SEIS/EIS applications.

  • Vasu Sarin SeedLegals

    Vasu Sarin

    Head of business development
    Vasu is Head of Business Development and an exited founder and CEO. He’s a specialist in sales and operations and has experience in successfully raising capital from investors.

  • Kaylin S.

    Kaylin Sullivan

    Copywriter
    Kaylin is on a mission to help tech companies make a positive impact on the right audience

  • Kirsty Macsween

    Kirsty MacSween

    Copywriter
    Our writer Kirsty is on a mission to build up a bank of resources for founders.

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    Michael Atherden

    Corporate Tax Specialist
    Mike is our expert ‘cool taxman’ and is committed to helping startups improve their cash flow through various tax reliefs and initiatives.

  • Ria Sangal

    Ria Sangal

    Options Associate
    Ria is one of our Options Experts, helping founders set up option schemes to reward their teams with equity.

  • Abdul Khan

    Abdul Khan

    Legal Counsel
    Legal Counsel Abdul has significant experience negotiating VC funding rounds.

  • Fintan White

    Fintan White

    Senior Funding Expert
    Fintan is a Team Lead, Senior Funding Expert and Operations Manager at SeedLegals, With over 150 closed rounds to date, he is dedicated helping founders successfully raise funding.

  • Kim Hahne

    Kim Hahne

    Funding Strategist
    Kim is a Funding Strategist at SeedLegals and has supported as a pivotal team member, in achieving the milestone of £1BN raised through SeedLegals.

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    Nancy Hawthorn

    Senior S/EIS specialist
    Nancy is our senior S/EIS expert and Operations Manager. She's dedicated to demystifying S/EIS for founders who already have enough on their plate.

  • Liliana Conrad

    Liliana Conrad

    Funding Strategist
    Liliana is a funding expert and sales team lead. She's a qualified lawyer in the UK and Philippines and previously worked as a funding specialist for a private equity firm in Wall Street, New York.

  • Aaron Duke

    Aaron Duke

    Account Associate at SeedLegals
    Aaron is an Account Manager at SeedLegals and previously worked as a partnerships manager at top VC fund Seedrs.

  • External authors & experts

  • Yana

    Yana Abramova

    Founder of Pretiosum Ventures
    Yana is our expert contributor on all things to do with how to raise startup funding and pitch to investors. She's an investment expert and the founder of early stage VC firm Pretiosum Ventures.

  • 62d926778667bb377251dad6 Oliver Kicks

    Oliver Kicks

    Principal at Concept Ventures
    Oliver Kicks is our expert contributor on all things related to venture capital funding. He’s a principal at Concept Ventures - the UK’s largest dedicated pre-seed fund.

  • Claire Macmillan

    Claire Macmillan

    Pitch Coach
    Claire helps founders create and deliver outstanding investor presentations, from seed rounds and series A, B, C through to private equity exits and IPOs.

  • Eliza Thompson, Themis

    Eliza Thompson

    Research specialist at Themis
    Eliza is a financial crime researcher at Themis, working on a variety of topics from sanction compliance to the financial crime risks of emerging technologies.

  • Yohann Merran

    Yohann Merran

    Founder of Angels Partners
    Yohann is our expert contributor on all things angel investment. From how to find investors to tips on pitching, Yohann has the experience to guide founders in the right direction.

  • Kirsty Macdonald

    Principal at JamJar Investments
    Kirsty is a Principal Investor at JamJar Investments, a VC firm that invests in early-stage consumer companies. 

  • Eva Dobrzanska

    Eva Dobrzanska

    Investment Manager
    Eva Dobrzanska is an Investment Manager at Sixth Wave Ventures and an early stage capital raising expert working with founders to help them fundraise more effectively and improve their investability.

  • Kritika Amarnath

    Kritika Amarnath

    Founder of Beach Level Associates
    Kritika Amarnath is a seasoned financial executive and angel investor. She guides founders to success through fundraising consulting and strategic advisory for startups.

  • Paul Finch

    Paul Finch

    Co-founder of Growth Studio
    Paul co-founded Growth Studio to help companies grow and achieve their goals. His mission is to help tech companies to make a positive impact on the environment.

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  • Awards and accolades

  • Enterprise Investment Scheme Association Logo

    Best EIS/SEIS Legal or Regulatory Advisor

    2022
  • Enterprise Investment Scheme Association Logo

    Spirit of EIS Winner

    2022
  • Angel Investment Awards Winner 2022

    Best Legal Team for Early Stage Deals Finalist

    2022
  • UK Business Angels Association Logo

    Best Legal Team for Early Stage Deals

    2019
  • Growth Startup of the Year

    2019
  • Growth Investor Awards Logo

    Industry Game Changer

    2019
  • Rising Stars Winner

    2019
  • Best New Entrant to the Angel Ecosystem

    2018
  • Top 100 Disruptive Brands

    2017
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    Best Fintech Startup

    2017
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