Vinay Solanki

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Head of Channel 4 Ventures

Vinay joined Channel 4 to set up Channel 4 Ventures (then known as the Commercial Growth Fund) in 2015. He is a digital and early stage company expert, with deep experience gained working for global media companies in investments and strategic business development prior to Channel 4.

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Dan Tolhurst

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Investment Partner

Prior to joining C4Ventures, Dan co-founded Gryphon Digital Mining in 2020 with the vision of creating the world’s first ESG-driven Bitcoin miner. He has deep expertise as a global strategy executive, having previously led Netflix’s Content Strategy team in EMEA, served as a Director in The Walt Disney Company’s Corporate Strategy & Business Development group in both London and Burbank, and worked as a Management Consultant with Booz & Co based in Dubai. Dan holds both an Honors Business Administration and a Master’s of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and a Juris Doctor (JD) from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.

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Hannah Redgewell

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Hannah joined the team in 2019. She joined Channel 4 Ventures from PwC Strategy&, where she had been a strategy consultant for large corporates and private-equity houses such as Permira, CVC and TPG, specialising in the technology, media and education sectors. Hannah holds a BA from the University of Cambridge.

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John Gagalang


Investment Associate

John joined the team in 2021 from EY-Parthenon where he worked as a strategy consultant, advising large corporates and private equity investors on corporate strategy and commercial M&A advisory across TMT, Education, Energy and Natural Resources sectors. John holds a Bsc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Warwick. 

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