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Simon Jenner

Advisor Birmingham, United Kingdom, GB

Looking to help startups with innovation, growth hacking or investment raising

Looking to help startups with innovation, growth hacking or investment raising

4 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Growth
  • Operations
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Growth
  • • Operations
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Marketing
  • • Fundraising
  • • Business Development

Involved In


Silicon Canal
Urban Coffee Company
Oxygen Accelerator
Birmingham Entrepreneurs


The Prince's Trust


Consultant Res:Harmonics January 2016 - present
Co Founder Silicon Canal March 2014 - present
Co-Founder Urban Coffee Company March 2009 - present
Managing Director Adventures In Business Ltd August 2008 - present
Director Oxygen Investors August 2013 - March 2015
CEO Oxygen Accelerator October 2012 - March 2015
Co-Founder Oxygen Accelerator May 2011 - March 2015
Founder Birmingham Entrepreneurs March 2009 - May 2014
Chair Solihull County Scouts July 2012 - July 2013
Head of Incubation Innovation Birmingham Ltd December 2009 - October 2012
Business Mentor The Prince's Trust October 2006 - October 2011
Managing Director October 2008 - October 2009
Director, Midlands IT Lab January 2006 - July 2008
Officer Commanding Royal Corps of Signals March 1994 - March 2008
Managing Director IT Lab October 2001 - January 2006
Security Practice Technical Lead Alcatel-Lucent July 2000 - December 2001
Network Consultant BT July 1997 - May 2000


Shefield Hallam University Information Technology 1994 - 1997

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Hardware
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Robotics
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

I like to have weekly catch up calls where we agree next steps and discuss any data we have collected over the previous week. I am a lean methodology enthusiast so will alway push for data driven decisions and fast execution sprints.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

Think Simon is awesome?
Vouch for them.

Chris Puttick
CEO & Co-Founder, TwoTen and Information Systems Consultant, CP1 Associates Ltd.
He's one of the good guys :)
Tim Boeckmann
We worked together  •  Founder, SeederBoard Ltd.
Simon has a wealth of experience in early stage companies through to exit, covering idea conception through to scaling. This was gained thro ... ugh running companies, angel networks, accelerators. His approach is always balanced and objective.
Peter s Chalkley
Md-Ceo, V C Q Media .com. Previously MD, Sage Hansel.
Have a look !!!
Steve Karmeinsky
Director, Lean Capital / City Meets Tech Ltd and Mentor, TechStars.
Simon is a valuable asset to the UK start-up scene. He's part of the Oxygen Accelerator and Launch 48 teams. Knowledge and friendly and thr ... ough his work, supports hundreds of start-ups.

Katie Bell
They're my mentor  •  Founder, Vactivity and Managing Director, Grannies, Inc. Ltd..
Katie is already a great entrepreneur and with the right team around her I am sure she will find success

Tim Boeckmann
We worked together  •  Founder, SeederBoard Ltd.
Tim is already a great entrepreneur growing an idea from zero to significant traction.

Richard Wheatcroft
They're my advisor  •  Co Founder of Yappback Ltd. Ex-Director/Co-founder of Requiem Live (Event Company). Co-Founder of 'The Grad Race' - looking for Co-Founder.
Richard gets stuck into things and has the tenacious streak that all good entrepreneurs need.

Umesh Kumar
Mentor at IncuBus London, IncuBus Ventures and Founder and Advisor, Pi Labs Property Innovation.
Umesh has sat on both sides of the fence so can advise Entrepreneurs with real life hand on experience.