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IMS Digital Ventures is delighted to announce the appointment of Vatche Manoukian as partner in the London office. His addition is an exciting development that further enhances the depth of expertise across portfolio activities.

Having obtained his Bachelor of Laws from University College London and the LPC from The College of Law, London, Vatche began his professional career in the UK as a Project Finance lawyer at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner before moving to the US to help a private family office build, develop and operate one of the largest and most successful gaming and entertainment companies in the world.

He leveraged his experience with building businesses and project execution to start investing in and joining the boards of early stage CPG marketing platform ventures such as Wecheer.IO and renewable energy technology ventures such as Standard Gas Technologies.

“I’m extremely excited for the future with IMS DV. They have succeeded through a mix of intelligence, innovation, and determination and I hope to bring the same energy and effort to drive more success for the team going forward.”

Vatche Manoukian

“The appointment of Vatche reflects the continued growth of our dynamic network of partners and our growing influence in the region.”

Anastasios PapadopoulosFounder & CEO, IMS Digital Ventures

Commenting on the appointment, IMS Digital Ventures founder and CEO Anastasios Papadopoulos adds, “As our portfolio companies grow geographically and penetrate deeper into European markets, our focus has been on expanding our talent in the London office. I am thrilled to welcome Vatche to the team. This appointment underpins our commitment to our investors and founders and reflects London’s significance for IMS’ future. We look forward to what 2024 has in store.”

This appointment follows a series of additions to the IMS partner network including Ed Myer, Angus Walker, and Robert Pugsley.