Kevin Monserrat is the Co-Founder of Consilience Ventures, which is transforming the way start-ups can finance and grow their businesses cheaper and quicker.
Before founding Consilience Ventures, he was Head of Microsoft’s Ecosystem of Scale Up in London, responsible for investing about US$100 million per annum and where he spent many years helping companies to launch, grow and fund their technology businesses.
While there he oversaw key Microsoft partners such as private equity and venture capital firms, family offices, accelerators and universities.
Kevin holds a Master’s Degree in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship from INSEEC Business School, France, with additional studies undertaken in the Master’s program at the University of New England, Australia. He has also studied Private Equity & Venture Capital with the Universita Commerciale Bocconi, Customer Analytics with Wharton University, Pennsylvania, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship with the University of Maryland.
He was the Sergeant at Arms of the London Business School’s Toastmasters Public Speaking Club, where he doubled the size of membership in less than two years and was an active member of the Junior Chamber International.
One of his more unusual early careers was as a fire-fighter in Aix en Provence, one of the biggest and busiest fire stations in France, with 17,000 interventions a year, where he was responsible for fighting forest fires, administering first aid and saving lives.
Kevin rides a motorbike, loves travelling, and is passionate about developing the future of money and entrepreneurship. He is married and enjoys spending time with his two young brothers and his niece and nephew.