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Trusted partner to growth-stage
Technology Companies 
& Investors

Kobolt is a specialist executive search and advisory services firm focused on building Boards and Leadership Teams for growth-stage technology companies and their investors.

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

Whilst we work with a broad range of companies, we have particular expertise partnering with investor-backed B2B software & SaaS businesses. 


Our Offering

Executive Search

We scour the global technology talent pool to build Boards & Leadership Teams for investor-backed Technology 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 17+ years experience working with VC, Private Equity & Growth Equity investors. 

  • Pre-deal Due Diligence services;

  • Referencing and build-out of management teams;

  • 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;

  • Introducing Advisors and Mentors;

  • Building 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: 

  • Advising 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.

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

Ed 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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