Ben Verwaayen

Former BT CEO launches VC fund KEEN Venture Partners

KEEN Venture Partners, a new venture capital firm co-founded by former BT CEO Ben Verwaayen, has closed a €90 million inaugural fund. The VC fund said it will focus on investing in information and communications technology companies and intends to invest €5 million to €10 million per company. KEEN will provide early growth capital for […]

Ofcom makes board appointments

Ofcom has appointed former BT, KPN and Alcatel Lucent CEO, Ben Verwaayen, and journalist and documentary film maker Bill Emmott to its board. Verwaayen and Emmott will take up their roles as non-executive members of the Ofcom board this month for a term of four years. Emmott will also take on the role of chairman […]