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Peter G. Osborn

Peter is an experienced entrepreneur who delivers practical, hands-on advice for boards and shareholders who are eager to build commercial growth. He works with selected clients to identify ways of harnessing the business, its people and market trends to create value. In his thirty year business career, Peter has been instrumental in founding and building several ventures, remaining involved in the teams to create and realise significant value. Peter has worked extensively in turnaround situations and interim roles, and is a venture capital investor.

 

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Differentiators:

  • Active entrepreneur and venture capital investor
  • Extensive track record in the boardrooms of growth businesses
  • Acted on over 30 rounds of venture capital and other funding transactions.
  • Successful expansion into the US and International markets
  • Front-line management experience in high-growth, high-change, and international businesses.
  • Specialist board-level advice on all aspects of change, growth and exit.
  • Wide network of contacts in business and venture capital.

Experience:

Sectors:

  • Software
  • Education
  • Logistics & transport
  • Leisure
  • Health & safety
  • Medical devices
  • Database marketing
  • Navigation, LBS and GIS
  • Network appliances
  • Satellite data services
  • Materials technology
  • Veterinary pharmaceuticals & services
  • Product & service design
  • Software development
  • Enterprise systems
  • Security
  • Business intelligence
  • Telecom
  • D2C Technical support
  • Digital marketing systems
  • Web hosting services
  • Bio-degradable packaging
  • Venture capital.
Stages:

  • Start-up
  • Initial product launch
  • Market roll-out
  • Business development
  • Business planning and strategy
  • Re-structure
  • Re-finance
  • Business scale-up
  • International expansion
  • Consolidation
  • Technology licensing
  • Management development
  • Buy-in, buy-out
  • Rescue
  • Exit
Roles:

  • Founder
  • Mentor
  • Chairman
  • Executive- and non-executive director
  • Project leader
  • Market analysis
  • Negotiator
  • Interim
  • Turnaround
  • Strategy advisor
  • Intermediary
  • Fund manager
  • Investor
  • Due diligence consultant