Episode 14

Episode 14 – Paul Murphy: Microsoft to Startup Founder to VC

Sep 28, 2020 | Podcast

Paul Murphy is a General Partner at Northzone, based in London, and focuses mainly on companies in the consumer, entertainment, and enterprise applications spaces.

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LinkedIn Paul Murphy, Northzone

LinkedIn Andreas Penna

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Paul Murphy is a General Partner at Northzone, based in London, and focuses mainly on companies in the consumer, entertainment, and enterprise applications spaces. Paul was Founder and CEO of Dots that recently sold to Take-Two Interactive for nearly $200M. His portfolio includes TIER, Hopin, ThirtyMadison, Klang, and Bunch.

Prior to Northzone, Paul founded and was CEO of mobile games company Dots in NYC, and built and invested in companies at betaworks, the startup studio behind companies such as Poncho and Giphy. Before this, he held several roles at Microsoft in the US, UK and India.

Paul holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from The IE Business School in Spain, where he is an adjunct professor.

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