Dharmash Mistry

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Dharmash Mistry
OccupationVenture capitalist
Known forTechnology Investor & Entrepreneur

Dharmash Mistry (born in 1970) is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist [1] based in London, Former Non Executive Board Director of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC, Dixons Retail (now Dixons Carphone plc), BBC Executive Board, BBC Worldwide & Chairman of CAP (Car Auction Prices now merged with Solera)[2].


Dharmash Mistry graduated in 1992 from Oxford University with a degree in Engineering, Economics and Management (EEM).


After graduation, he started his career at Procter & Gamble and then at The BCG. He spent 8 years at Emap PLC, rising to Group Managing Director of the consumer division and co-leading the delisting of the consumer division from the FTSE 100 for £1.1bn in 2008. He was Partner at Balderton Capital (previously Benchmark Europe), involved in a range of internet companies including Lovefilm (Amazon) [3][4], KupiVIP, Tictail, The Hut group & Mog (Apple). And a former member of the Ofcom Advisory Board & Board Director of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC, Dixons PLC & BBC.

He is the co-founder and CEO of Blow Ltd[5]. beauty on demand business (with Fiona McIntosh former Editor of Grazia and Elle) - raising funding from Unilever Ventures, Nick Robertson (CEO ASOS), Mark Sebba (CEO Net-a-porter) & Debenhams PLC amongst others.

He is currently a Partner at Lakestar [6][7] a pan European venture capital firm, involved in investments and associated Boards of Revolut, Blockchain.com, Entrepreneur First, FiveAI & Amuse. Dharmash is also a Non Executive Director of BBC Commercial Holdings [8].