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Trusted partner to growth-stage
Software Companies 
& Investors

Kobolt is an executive search firm that partners with investors and management teams to build teams to scale growth-stage Technology, Software & SaaS companies.

We specialise in building Boards and Leadership Teams to drive accelerated & scalable revenue growth to create greater value for founders, management teams and their investors. 


Our Offering

Executive Search

We scour the global technology talent pool to build Boards & Leadership Teams for investor-backed software companies:

  • At Board, C-Suite and Functional Leadership levels (VP / Director);

  • Across all key functions;

  • Particular expertise in team build-outs at Board and Leadership Team level.

For Investors

Our model is based on nearly two decades of experience working with Venture Capital & Private Equity investors offering: 

  • Pre-deal Diligence services;

  • Referencing / Team build-outs;

  • A deep understanding of dynamic growth and change situations.

For Technology Companies

We have deep expertise partnering with founders & management teams to accelerate business growth:

  • Review & future proofing of teams; 

  • Assessment of teams and hires;

  • Introduction of Advisors and Mentors;

  • Development of your network for fundraising, M&A and growth.

For Executives

We work with executives, providing advise and networking to support the strategic development of their career: 

  • Advise on their next executive move, role & financial package; 

  • Transition to a portfolio career;

  • Market insights; &

  • Introduction to companies & investors.

Our team have completed assignments with the following companies & investors (and many more besides): 

Example Clients

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Ed Mitchinson
Managing Director

Ed is the Founder and Managing Director of Kobolt Growth Advisors. He has spent nearly two decades building Boards and Senior Leadership Teams teams for high growth and investor-backed companies.

Ed has  a particular depth of experience working with private equity and growth equity backed technology businesses headquartered in the UK and Western European markets; he has also worked with listed companies, as well as organisations headquartered in both North America and APAC. 

He has an MA in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Oxford and the BVC from BPP Law School. 

Outside the office, Ed is most likely to be found walking with his family and friends on the cliffs and beaches of Guernsey, or cycling and skiing in the Alps. Ed is a dual-national British-New Zealand citizen, which comes in particularly handy when watching rugby.

Kobolt Growth Advisors Limited


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