AboutGrowth4Good is a business accelerator focused on partnering and investing in high growth social businesses in the digital media and technology sectors. Our ambition is to demonstrate that business can be a “force for good”.
About Martin Leuw
Martin leads the Growth4Good investment strategy and is a serial entrepreneur specialising in digital media with a 25 year track record of driving growth.
From 2001-2011, as CEO and significant management investor he grew IRIS Software from small beginnings to become the UK’s largest private software house, successfully exiting business twice to PE, ultimately with a $1bn MBO, having grown EBITDA from £2m pa to £50m pa.
Martin is currently Chairman/NED and investor in a range of businesses both in technology and talent management.
His charitable interests are focused on youth employment and self-employment specifically as an Enterprise Fellow of the Princes Trust and Trustee of work Avenue as well as a mentor to Charity CEOs.
Martin has a BSc (Hons) in Management Science from Manchester University and qualified as an FCA with Arthur Andersen. Awards include Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Communications & Technology category 2006), the inaugural ICAEW Faculty prize for Software Satisfaction Awards (2009) and recognised as one of the Maserati 100, as a business leader who gives back to help the next generation of entrepreneurs.
He has written extensively for Real Business, Entrepreneur Country, The Times and the Telegraph, as well as judging a wide range of business awards and speaking engagements on entrepreneurship and business growth. He is also a former Membership Chair for the London Chapter of the Young Presidents Organisation (“YPO”), a global network of business leaders.