Paul Atkinson

Founding partner

Paul Atkinson

Paul is a professional investor, venture capitalist and board advisor with a track record of creating value for companies and investors in the technology and business services sector.

He is founding partner of the boutique investment business, Par Equity LLP, which provides EIS Funds in the technology venture space as well as investment funds in other asset classes, including residential property and forestry.

Since its launch in 2008, Par Equity has invested more than £118m in over 50 companies, and completed 6 successful exits, including winning the best UK exit award in 2018 for Glasgow based ICS Learn.

Par Equity’s recent investments include Snap40, a wearable health monitoring device business; Unik Lasers, a laser technology spinout from Heriot-Watt University; and Fintech business, Amiqus, which is chaired by Sir Sandy Crombie.  In addition, Par was one of the founding investors in ‘light to Wi-Fi’ business PureLiFiMoney Dashboard, the personal finance app and QikServe, the dine-in food ordering and payment app.

Alongside his Par Equity interests, Paul is also Chairman of the global recruitment business, Taranata Group as well as being a visiting Professor of Edinburgh Napier University’s business school.

Paul is a professional investor, venture capitalist and board advisor with a track record of creating value for companies and investors in the technology and business services sector.

He is founding partner of the boutique investment business, Par Equity LLP, which provides EIS Funds in the technology venture space as well as investment funds in other asset classes, including residential property and forestry.

Since its launch in 2008, Par Equity has invested more than £118m in over 50 companies, and completed 6 successful exits, including winning the best UK exit award in 2018 for Glasgow based ICS Learn.

Par Equity’s recent investments include Snap40, a wearable health monitoring device business; Unik Lasers, a laser technology spinout from Heriot-Watt University; and Fintech business, Amiqus, which is chaired by Sir Sandy Crombie.  In addition, Par was one of the founding investors in ‘light to Wi-Fi’ business PureLiFiMoney Dashboard, the personal finance app and QikServe, the dine-in food ordering and payment app.

Alongside his Par Equity interests, Paul is also Chairman of the global recruitment business, Taranata Group as well as being a visiting Professor of Edinburgh Napier University’s business school.

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