Brian Long, General Partner, Atlantic Bridge Capital

Brian has over 30 years’ operating experience in the technology industry, working in both the U.S. and European markets. Brian founded Parthus Technologies plc (now CEVA Inc.) in 1993 and served as its CEO for nine years. In 2000, Brian led the company through the successful Initial Public Offering on both the LSE and NASDAQ stock markets at a valuation of $340m. During his time at Parthus he managed the company through five acquisitions and the successful secondary stock market offering in November 2000 at a valuation of $1.5Bn.
Brian co-founded Atlantic Bridge in 2006 as an early/mid-stage Technology fund with over $500m under management.

Gary Steele, Chairman

Since 1990 Gary has been founder and CEO or Chairman of 5 Fabless Chip Companies: Acapella Ltd., Microcosm Communications, Phyworks, Nanotech Semiconductor and Foremost Integrated Circuits. All have pioneered advanced CMOS technology in order to improve performance and lower costs, and all targeted fiber-optics based Communications, over Plastic and Glass fibers, and for Consumer, Automotive, Data- and Telecoms markets.

These companies achieved many world’s firsts on performance, and around 1 billion ICs sold.