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13 March 2018

Ozdemir joins UCL Technology Fund

Tanel Ozdemir, an alumnus of UCL, has joined Albion Capital as an analyst of the UCL Technology Fund.

Author: Callum Cyrus, reporter

Albion Capital, the investment firm managing University College London (UCL)’s Technology Fund, has appointed Tanel Ozdemir to the fund’s investment team as an analyst.

Tanel Ozdemir joined Newable Private Investing as an investment analyst in October 2017, having previously completed a five-month internship with Albion Capital in 2016.

He received a PhD from UCL in 2017 for research into synthetic biology and microbiome engineering.

Ozdemir also holds a master’s degree from UCL in nanotechnology and regenerative medicine, and an MBA Elective in New Ventures Development from London Business School.

His career also includes positions at financial services group Goldman Sachs in 2011 and at Yale School of Medicine in 2015.

The UCL Technology Fund launched in early 2016 with $70m in funding to invest in spinout opportunities emerging from the university.

Albion has also appointed two tech investment managers for its venture capital trust division, Catriona McDonald and Nadine Torbey, who have joined from Goldman Sachs and investment firm Berytech respectively.

Patrick Reeve, managing partner of Albion Capital, said: “These appointments are a testament to our commitment to the tech space and the exciting range of potential investments we see across a variety of sectors.

“Tanel, Catriona and Nadine have all shown incredible aptitude in supporting innovative and prestigious investment projects across the globe.”

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