Curzon Ventures is a group of entrepreneurs with extensive experience of running small and medium-sized businesses and raising investment.
We're not flashy "corporate execs" sitting around crunching spreadsheets. We understand the world of the owner-managed business. We're plain speaking and have the drive and passion needed to succeed in today's challenging business environment.
- Fed up with the stress of running your company
- Overdue for retirement without anyone able to take the reins
- Facing a life changing event such as an illness or bereavement
...we might be able to help.
Simply get in touch with us to start a conversation.
“To provide owners of small companies with a profitable exit and to provide
acquired companies with strong leadership for continued success.”
Dr Colin Winsper
Colin is the chairman of our advisory board. A well respected company director with hands-on knowledge of managing companies in both turnaround and growth situations. He has held senior management positions in a variety of industries including metal finishing, general engineering, water and waste treatment, printing and building services. He has a wide range of experience in buying and selling businesses and specialises in post-acquisition integration.
As a board director of South Staffordshire Group PLC he grew their non-water activities from scratch to over £150 million turnover in six years. This was achieved by a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. The result of this included the launch of what is now Homeserve PLC, a FTSE top 250 company.
Guy is a member of our advisory board. He has extensive experience in acquiring SME businesses having worked on over 50 deals. His building services group was created through acquiring companies with more than £10 million revenue. He is an expert in sourcing, negotiating, financing and completing acquisitions.
Guy is a Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing and has won numerous awards in that field. He's a published author and sought after speaker on the subject of acquisitions. He has appeared in various business related programmes for Radio and TV in the UK.
Wesley is responsible for strategy, deal sourcing and operational support. With a background in marketing, technology and telecoms, he gained extensive experience working with SME businesses consulting on marketing, sales and business strategy.
Most recently he worked for a major international gaming company managing a large marketing team in multiple countries. His own startups have included ventures in the online publishing industry. He has had a passion for business from an early age and enjoys learning from and working with successful entrepreneurs.
We are committed to ethical, win-win deals that provide elegant solutions to owners of small & medium sized businesses to exit with value, rather than just closing the doors. Get in touch for a confidential chat.