Charles Lesser


London, United Kingdom


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About Charles

Launched first (woeful) business at 17. Decade as top rated equity analyst at world's leading equity bank. Left to start up European platform for new entrant. Exit after 3 years to Austalasia's largest investment bank. Board member and partner since age 32.

Ran equity raising teams. Have raised >$1bn in equity. Successful pre-IPO private tech investor eg (China e-commerce, higher Alexa rank than BBC), Zalando (European e-commerce) - both now IPO'd.

Leaving corporate world to dedicate energy to smaller companies (still young and down to earth!)


Equity banker, entrepreneur & tech experience


Cambridge University

Social & Political Sciences

1994 - 1997