ABOUT
ARIE
CAPITAL

ARIE Capital was formed in London in 2016 by experienced financiers Stephen Margolis and Simon Tobelem.

 

Since then it has:

 

     

           

           

     

 

     

 

Invested a total of $35m in 15 startups around the world

As of 2020 these companies have a cumulative valuation of approximately $63m

ARIE Capital's fund currently shows an IRR of 65%

Supported companies in industries as diverse as Life Sciences, Deep Tech, Connectivity, Sports and Media Tech, among others

Funded companies across the world in countries including the UK, Israel and Sweden

Created an official Chinese-Israeli fund following the economic    cooperation agreement  signed between those two countries in    July 2011

With offices in London, Tel Aviv, Beijing and Los Angeles, ARIE Capital’s global infrastructure gives it a different perspective to changes in the markets and the opportunities that are created.

For more information on ARIE Capital and its portfolio of companies, please visit our website at: www.ariecapital.com.

OUR   TEAM
ARIE Capital boasts a vastly experienced team with a successful track record across the financial services industry.
With offices across the world, its personnel specialise in all areas of the industry including venture capital, M&A, family offices and banking, as well as significant experience in the raising and successful deployment of EIS funds.
Stephen
Margolis
Chairman & Founding Partner

Originally a lawyer, Stephen founded Taurus Asset Finance (ARIE Capital's parent company) in 2011 as an alternative asset finance boutique.

He has since been involved in raising over £500 million for a wide variety of projects in areas as diverse as property development, connectivity and deep tech.

Stephen previously ran Future Films, where he raised over £2 billion for film and TV production 

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Khrystyna
Kurylyuk
Investment Manager

Originally from Ukraine, Khrystyna graduated from the University of Kent in 2014 with First Class Honours in Accounting and Finance.

She joined Taurus Asset Finance (ARIE Capital's parent company) in October 2014 as a Financial Assistant, since when she has led the accounting team on various projects and will be overseeing the financial management of ARIE Capital's EIS investment fund.

Simon
Tobelem
CEO & Founding Partner

Simon has more than 25 years’ experience in banking, venture capital, corporate finance, M&A and general management across the globe.

 

Prior to founding ARIE Capital, Simon forged a strong reputation as a strategic advisor to senior management and boards using strong analytical and financial engineering skills.

Previous positions include spells at Rothschild Bank an as the Economic Adviser to the Israeli Minister of Finance.

Asif
Hussain
Financial Controller

Asif is the Finance Controller of ARIE Capital and oversees all aspects of finance and operations of the firm.

 

Prior to joining ARIE Capital in 2019, Asif was the Finance Manager at Taurus Asset Finance where he qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA).

 

Before this, he worked at a private single-family office with over USD 1 billion under management in alternative investments, real estate and private equity.

Martin
Taylor
Sales Director

Martin has served as the Head of Business Development for Taurus Asset Finance (ARIE Capital's parent company) since November 2016.

 

Martin is able to leverage his strong relationships with accountants, IFA’s, Wealth Managers and Family Offices as well as high level contacts within the banking and real estate sectors.

Martin previously held roles with the Rebus Group and the Scion Investment Group, among others.

Ricky
Margolis
Investment Manager

Ricky has served as the VP of Business Development for ARIE Capital in the US since mid-2017, serving as a bridge between the Silicon Valley and ARIE Capital’s offices in London, Beijing and Tel Aviv.

Prior to joining ARIE Capital, Ricky worked extensively in the entertainment industry, serving as VP of Future Films USA in Los Angeles and as International Marketing Coordinator at Filmax International in Barcelona.