Jeremy has spent over 25 years in the public and private equity markets. He was part of the team that bought Leeds United in 1996 for £15m through Caspian Group plc, raising £30m of new equity to complete the deal. He was Managing Director for 3 years leaving the business in June 1999 with no debt, profits of £7m and 4th in the Premier League. He joined Sports Internet Group plc as CEO in 1999 and built an online gaming business through £60m of acquisitions; the business was sold to BSkyB Plc in 2000 for £301m, and now trades as Skybet. Since then he has been an active investor in TMT businesses, and was the co-founder of Ignition Group PLC.
Stephen joined Ignition Group PLC in 2015. He is an experienced Director and ecommerce professional, with over 12 year’s experience working with large online businesses both agency and client side. Stephen was part of the management team that founded Colewood Internet, one of the UK’s leading digital marketing and web development agencies. He has worked with some of the UK’s leading brands such as Asda and Next PLC, along with many other successful online retailers.
Co Founder / Director
Beginning his career as a multi-award winning Sales Manager at one of the UK's largest BMW dealerships. Paul Walker has since become the Co-Founder of Ignition Group PLC and Go Home Direct Trading. Paul is responsible for creating the UK's largest electric heating ecommerce retail network and again the UK's largest upcycling community marketplace. Paul specialises in identifying unique areas of opportunity and creating market-leading business' to address them.