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Marcus Spillane

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Serial Entrepreneur and experienced Finance, Investment and Business Development Executive

Serial Entrepreneur and experienced Finance, Investment and Business Development Executive

3 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth

Involved In


Golf Redefined
MS Ventures
Capstone Intelligent Solutions
Mercier Private Equity




Co-Founder Golf Redefined March 2011 - present
Founder & CEO MS Ventures December 2010 - present
Co-Founder & Non Executive Director Capstone Intelligent Solutions May 2007 - present
President International 49er Class Association July 2005 - present
Olympic Steering Group ISA (Irish Sailing Association) March 2013 - present
Shareholder & Group Finance Director McArdle Group March 2008 - October 2010
Co-Founder & Managing Director Mercier Private Equity May 2002 - October 2010
Manager, M&A Group Deloitte August 2000 - March 2002
Senior - Audit & Assurance Services Deloitte October 1996 - August 2000


Chartered Accountants Ireland Finance & Accounting 1996 - 2000
University College Cork Accounting, Entrepreneurship 1992 - 1996
Presentation Brothers College General 1986 - 1992

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Cofounder With
  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Other Engineering
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Games
  • • Hardware
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Real Estate
  • • Smart Home
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Management • Venture capital • Business Development • Entrepreneurship • Startups • Strategy • corporate finance

Key Accomplishments

Serial entrepreneur, mentor, commercially focused and a highly accomplished dealmaker and team leader.

Has attracted more than $20 million in investment across a number of businesses and diverse industries.

• Serial entrepreneur – has experienced and lived it several times over
• Adaptability and flexibility in managing multiple priorities and stakeholders
• Commercially focused with a passion for problem solving
• Recruiting and leading exceptional teams in productive environments

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all stakeholders including investors
• Fundraising, due diligence, financial analysis, modelling, capital allocation, cashflow planning
• Negotiation (acquisitions, investors, business partners)
• Conceptualizing, implementing and executing creative business development strategies

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Gabriel Stern
We worked together  •  Lead Counsel, Slack. Previously Lead Commercial Counsel, Facebook. Duke grad.
He is all integrity and lasting relationships start there.
Rosscoe Deasy CFA
We worked together  •  Fund Manager, Mirabaud Asset Management and Director, Anam Financial.
Marcus can draw on a wealth of experience gained in multiple markets; as a startup founder, investor, and fundraiser in a range of enterpris ... es. A truly international entrepreneur, he can provide access to vast network of global expertise in key areas.
Damien Browne
We worked together  •  CEO, Standard Access. Previously Executive Chairman, Browne Group Ltd.
Marcus was recommended to me by a professional group in NYC, he was extremely helpful from the beginning, quickly grasped what I was doing w ... ith my startup and advised accordingly. His many years of experience in startups, funding, strategy and scaling was of immense benefit to me and my team.

Rosscoe Deasy CFA
They're my friends  •  Fund Manager, Mirabaud Asset Management and Director, Anam Financial.
Yes, Rosscoe brings real world experience to creativity, analyzing the risks and rewards using all the skills he has learned, but mixes tha ... t with his instinct for a great idea.