Christian Tooley

Global Shaper, London I Hub

Award-winning queer investor & innovator based in East London. Follow (Insta/X) @twoleystreet.

💡 Expert leading Bain’s Venture team across EMEA, driving growth for clients (from CEOs to Fund Managers) via Strategy, Innovation, & Venture, evolving our bespoke ecosystem. (

🚀 Founder & CEO of i³ investing – bridging community, connection, & capital for intersectional, LGBTQ+ founders, & investors (

👼🏼 Angel Investor, Venture Scout (£250K - £5M) & Startup Advisor - investing, providing deal-flow, strategic consulting, & board portfolio services.

🌍 Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum, from Hong Kong to London, focused on social impact, particularly on systems thinking & innovation.

🌈 Always doing *many gay things* with founders, investors, boards, & orgs. - recognised LGBT+ Leader by Yahoo Finance & McKinsey Achievement Award winner.

🎙️ Global speaker on innovation, intersectionality, VC, systems thinking, impact, & LGBTQ+ (dm for fees).

🎤 Where have I spoken? Includes: SLUSH, TechBBQ, TechChill, Latitude59, Sifted Summit, Sky News Live, Global Sharing Economy Summit, Nordic Investor Summit, FounderFest.

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