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Rob Desborough 2022ASCEND

Rob Desborough

Managing Partner, Seraphim Space Fund, and CEO, Seraphim Accelerator

Rob Desborough is a Partner in the Seraphim Space Fund and CEO of Seraphim Space Camp Accelerator, now one of the world’s leading accelerator programs for Space Tech start-ups, which he launched in 2018. Rob heads up the Early Stage Investment activity for Seraphim. Rob has over 20 years’ technology Venture Capital experience in both investment and operational roles from start-up and university spin-out through to early-stage, growth, development, and IPOs. Prior to Seraphim, Rob was with YFM Equity Partners as an Investment Director. Rob has been a board observer or director for over 35 companies internationally, including the world’s leading social listening company Brandwatch. Rob holds a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Glasgow and a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Information Technology Systems from the University of Strathclyde. 


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