Charles Grimsdale / Partner

Charles is a co-founder of Eden Ventures and one of Eden’s Investment Managers.

He spends his time looking at opportunities within the digital media sector due to his prior experience in the space. Charles was founder and CEO of Division Group, a virtual reality CAD technology company which he took public in London before selling to Parametric Technologies. Thereafter, Charles was founder and CEO of On Demand Distribution (OD2), a digital music distribution provider which today powers the digital music services of many major online brands. OD2 was acquired by Loudeye in 2004, and subsequently became the backbone of Nokia’s global music division, employing 250 people in a development centre in Bristol.

Charles is responsible for Eden’s investments in BaseKit, Brightpearl and The Filter. He is also an angel investor in Shopa, Hybrid Cluster, Blu Wireless and

What he enjoys about working for Eden is the 7.12 to Paddington.

Outside of work, Charles enjoys playing the drums and spending time in Italy.


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