DANIEL WATERHOUSE

Partner

Daniel joined Balderton as a General Partner in 2013 and he currently sits on the boards of Infarm, Merama, Lovecrafts, Simple Feast, Kbox Global, Vivenu, Thread, Furhat Robotics and Workable.

Daniel previously held board positions at Revolut, Frontier Car Group (sold to OLX) and Tictail (sold to Shopify). He also worked on Balderton's Liquidity Fund and led this Fund's investments in (amongst others) Darktrace, Truecaller, Housecall Pro, Lendable and McMakler.

Prior to Balderton, Daniel spent 5 years as a partner at Wellington Partners and worked on investments including Spotify (IPO on NYSE), Hailo (now part of FREE NOW), Qype (sold to Yelp), Readmill (sold to Dropbox), and Bookatable (sold to Michelin).

Before Wellington, Daniel was a sector partner at 3i where he worked on all of their venture and private equity investments in the internet sector in North America and Europe.

Before that, he was at Yahoo! for six years from 1999 in the European corp dev team. He has a PhD and MA in applied mathematics from Oxford University and a Chartered Diploma in Accounting and Finance.

Contact

[email protected] 
T. +44 (0)20 7016 6800 

Executive assistant

Isabelle Lewis
[email protected]

Related investments

Darktrace

Darktrace
Cambridge, United Kingdom
World-leading cyber AI responds to threats in seconds.
Secondary in 2018
IPO on London Stock Exchange in 2021

Furhat Robotics

Furhat Robotics
Stockholm, Sweden
Social robots that communicate with us, as we do with one another.
Series A in 2017

Housecall Pro

Housecall Pro
San Diego, United States
A full-service tool that enables small business service professionals to run their entire business, workflow and operations.
Secondary in 2020

Infarm

Infarm
Berlin, Germany
Urban farming services company that develops farming tech for grocery stores, restaurants, and local distribution centres.
Series A in 2018

Kbox Global

Kbox Global
London, United Kingdom
Utilising commercial kitchen capacity to prepare multiple delivery brands.
Pre-Series A in 2020

Lendable

Lendable
London, United Kingdom
Personalised loans with personalised rates and instant decisions.
Secondary in 2019

Lovecrafts

Lovecrafts
London, United Kingdom
A global community for makers.
Series A in 2014

McMakler

McMakler
Berlin, Germany
Property buying and selling platform
Secondary in 2019

Merama

Merama
Mexico City, Mexico
Merama helps the leading brands in Latin America to supercharge growth
Series A in 2021

Omio

Omio
Berlin, Germany
Search and book trains, coaches and flights to anywhere in the UK, the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Secondary in 2020

Revolut

Revolut
London, United Kingdom
The digital banking alternative.
Seed in 2015

ROLI

ROLI
London, United Kingdom
ROLI is extending the joy of music creation to everyone.
Series A in 2014

Simple Feast

Simple Feast
Copenhagen, Denmark
Delicious, 100% organic and sustainable meals delivered to your home each week.
Series A in 2018

Thread

Thread
London, United Kingdom
Style simplified.
Series A in 2014

The Org

The Org
Copenhagen, Denmark
Explore org charts for all the world’s public and private companies
Series A in 2020

Truecaller

Truecaller
Stockholm, Sweden
Caller ID and spam blocking app. Making communication safe and efficient.
Secondary in 2019

Vivenu

Vivenu
Düsseldorf, Germany
API-first events platform for venues and event owners
Series A in 2020

Workable

Workable
Athens, Greece
Complete candidate sourcing solution for enterprises
Series B in 2015

Exited investments

Curious AI Company

Curious AI Company
Helsinki, Finland
Builds easy to use tools for intelligent automation.
Series B in 2015
Exited

Frontier Car Group

Frontier Car Group
Berlin, Germany
Automotive marketplaces in emerging markets.
Series A in 2016
Investment by OLX Group in 2019 to become majority shareholder

Instabridge

Instabridge
Stockholm, Sweden
Free wifi internet on smartphones.
Series A in 2015
Exited

Tictail

Tictail
Stockholm, Sweden
A global community to discover the world’s greatest independent brands.
Seed in 2011
Acquired by Shopify in 2018

Trademark Now

Trademark Now
Helsinki, Finland
Intelligent web-based trademark management platform.
Series B in 2014
Acquired by Corsearch in 2020

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