George Coelho is based in London and is managing director at Good Energies. Before that he was with venture capital firm Balderton Capital which he co-founded in 2000. He serves as a board director of a number of private companies including AlertMe.com and Enecsys.


From the viewpoint of a judge – Investor Allstars Awards

I have been judging the Investor Allstars awards since the start, now some 11 years, and I still use the same old jokes on my fellow judges. However while the jokes may not have advanced, the quality of the contestants has improved markedly.


Advising entrepreneurs by extending the advice chain

In his third and final column on mentoring business builders, George Coelho explains how gaining access to one advisor can open the door to many more.


Mentoring entrepreneurs through sleight of hand

In the second of three columns on advising entrepreneurs, George Coelho examines how advice givers should do their best to provide every conceivable advantage.


How to mentor entrepreneurs by giving useful feedback

In the first of three columns on mentoring business builders, George Coelho looks at the notion of positive and critical feedback.


The sights, sounds and smells of this year’s Investor AllStars awards

Well it's not quite summer anymore but we are still basking in the afterglow of a great summer, if not the weather, after a spectacular Olympics as well as the Jubilee.