Early Stage VC at SoftTech, co-founder of Huddle
Internet | San Francisco Bay Area, US
Andy McLoughlin is a Venture Partner with SoftTech VC, one of the most active seed stage investors in Internet, SaaS and mobile startups. Andy primarily invests in B2B, SaaS, developer tools and mobile applications but also supports the wider Softtech portfolio on product strategy, go-to-market, and growth.
Prior to joining SoftTech in 2015, Andy was co-founder of London-based Huddle, a leading enterprise content collaboration company. Under Andy’s leadership, Huddle became one of Europe’s most awarded and well-known technology startups, raising over $80M of venture funding to date. Over the years, he led technology, product, marketing, and strategy, eventually moving to San Francisco in 2010 to establish the company’s US presence.
Andy previously worked as a consultant for a boutique London-based content management consultancy focused on the global insurance and finance markets. Prior to this, Andy managed online applications and knowledge tools for Fibernet Group plc, a FTSE 250-listed telecommunications company.
Andy has been an active angel investor since 2010 and has built a portfolio covering 35+ pre-seed / seed stage investments, mostly in the Saas / B2B space but also covering e-commerce and mobile. His companies include innovative SaaS businesses like Apiary, Tray.io, Bugsnag, Rolepoint, Buffer, Intercom, Import.io and Pipedrive, as well as logistics and commerce plays including Postmates, Secret Escapes and Zesty.