Andrew Williamson

Andrew is an Advisor to Xfund. He is the Managing Partner of Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) at the University of Cambridge, UK. Specializing in technology investments, Andrew also has hands-on experience building technology businesses and a venture investing background.

Prior to joining CIC he was at True North Venture Partners in Chicago where he was a partner in its $300 million venture fund. Before this Andrew spent ten years leading materials science and semiconductor research in U.S. government research laboratories, followed by managing director positions at venture capital funds Physic Ventures in San Francisco and MalibuIQ in Los Angeles.

Andrew studied at the University of Cambridge as both an undergraduate and a graduate, receiving an M.A. in Natural Sciences and a Ph.D. in Physics. He also holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

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