Former founder and deep tech specialist Zoe is General Partner of the Octopus deep tech pre-seed/ seed funds for early-stage companies. She has previously managed seven early-stage funds focused on supporting the best of deep tech from UK universities, investing from proof of concept through to series B. Zoe leads deep tech investments in a broad spectrum of sub-sectors, from advanced materials to quantum solutions and advanced engineering. In 2019, Zoe created her own startup, Martingale Advisors, which built and sold a cryptocurrency exchange to a Hong Kong-based financial services institution. She loves sports, including climbing and mountaineering, and is a competitive power lifter.