Adam Shepherd

Investment Partner

Adam joined TempoCap in 2017, bringing his software investing experience and a wider macro perspective. He leads TempoCap’s efforts in the UK, and has led or managed TempoCap’s investments in Depop, Talentsoft, Streetbees and Token, while also working on the firm’s investments in Currencycloud, Onfido and Azimo.

Before TempoCap, Adam spent several years making direct investments in B2B software businesses at early-stage venture firm Notion Capital.

Prior to joining Notion, Adam helped fintech business Currencycloud raise a series-C financing round from a group of international investors. He also worked with a number of other early-stage companies, as well as establishing a successful Mexican street food business in his spare time.

Adam started his career at BP, negotiating financing and structuring M&A transactions, before working for several years as a global macro trader in financial markets. He holds a BSc honours in Politics & Philosophy from the University of Bristol.

Outside of work, Adam enjoys spending his spare time with his two young children, and once appeared in a Malaysian war film.

TempoCap is a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

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