Nick Telson is an exited founder from DesignMyNight in 2017 for $30-$40m and has since invested in over 55 startups across US, UK, Latam and Africa, through his investment arm, Horseplay Ventures.
Nick’s career started off in marketing at L’Oreal before starting DesignMyNight in 2010. DesignMyNight grew to 100+ employees, 15,000 SaaS customers and 8 million monthly uniques on the website with minimal angel funding. Nick and his co-founder exited to Access Group in 2017. Nick has been recognised as one of the UK's leading entrepreneurs by The Huffington Post and won startup awards from The Guardian and RealBusiness/Disrupt.
He has a global top 3 business podcast around investing and pitching called Pitch Deck and is now co-founder of his second startup, in the sales operations space, called trumpet.
Find out more about Nick Telson via: website, Instagram and LinkedIn.
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