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Chris Smith
Managing Partner – Playfair Capital

Chris is Managing Partner at Playfair Capital. He focuses his investing activities on seed (and pre-seed) deals in the UK and Israel. Chris is particularly interested in autonomous transportation, business and industrial automation (especially through AI, ML and computer vision), HealthTech (except diagnostics and therapeutics) and B2B SaaS. He loves finding companies operating in unloved/overlooked sectors that are ripe for disruption. Prior to joining Playfair, Chris was an angel investor (14 deals; 3 exits), operator (Vannin Capital/, corporate lawyer (Weil) and founder.


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