Meet the Team

Rajeev Saxena

Rajeev Saxena

Co-founder & CEO

Rajeev Saxena began his career in advertising and has worked for TBWA, Leo Burnett and HHCL. Formerly the Marketing Director of Red Bull Energy Drink, UK & Ireland, he completed an MBA at the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne. Rajeev is the Chief Executive Officer of Velocity Capital Advisors Limited a SEIS and EIS Fund.

Tom Lindup

Tom Lindup

Co-founder & COO

Tom Lindup began his career as a corporate finance lawyer at Sidley Austin LLP, advising on debt and equity capital markets, M&A and private equity transactions. He joined Van Elle Limited as group managing director in March 2015, successfully steering the group through its AIM flotation. Tom is the Chief Operating Officer of Velocity Capital Advisors Limited a SEIS and EIS Fund.

Jamal Hirani

Jamal Hirani

Co-founder & CIO

Jamal has founded, grown and exited start-ups across a range of industries including Technology, Retail, Investment and gaming. Within Velocity, Jamal focuses on the establishment of operational and financial milestones with portfolio companies, ranging from preparation to launch through to scale up. Jamal is the Chief Investment Officer at Velocity.

Katherine Chan

Katherine Chan

CFO

Katherine is a CPA accountant who was formerly Director at Commerzbank, managing a portfolio of UK and international Corporates, specialising in Structured Finance transactions. Previously, Katherine has worked across Risk and Finance functions at investment banks including Deutsche Bank, Nomura, Dresdner Kleinwort and HSBC. Katherine looks after all manner of Finance and Risk matters at Juice Ventures.

James Gibson

James Gibson

Head of Growth

James principally works with our existing partners to help them maximise the efficiency of their digital marketing spend. He has over 13 years of user acquisition marketing experience, starting his career at Gamesys - one of the world’s leading online gaming operators. In 2017, James moved to the travel fintech company WeSwap where he built out the digital marketing function before joining Juice in 2019.

Fraser Duncan

Fraser Duncan

NED

Fraser Duncan joined Nomura’s Principal Finance Group in 1997 as Portfolio Finance Director, managing the group’s spin-out to Terra Firma Capital Partners. After leaving Terra Firma in 2009, Fraser has since co-founded restaurant and drinks businesses and has active investments in a number of subscription-based online start-ups.

Marco Baccanello

Marco Baccanello

NED

Marco Baccanello started his career with PWC in London before postings to South Africa and Silicon Valley. Marco then embarked on an entrepreneurial career, advising and managing a number of businesses with a focus on early-stage financing needs and growth strategy. More recently, Marco initiated the launch of Play Ignite, a lending platform for mobile games.

Kolade Omoniyi

Kolade Omoniyi

Finance/Risk Analyst

Kolade is involved in assessing and evaluating the credit profile of potential partners including financial due diligence and writing credit reports and recommendations. He assists with the automation of the end-to-end lending value chain and conducts ongoing monitoring of the Loan Book. He began his career at Lloyds Banking Group where he built substantial financial and credit experience having advised and supported many high value and complex structured deals.

Delilah Saxena

Delilah Saxena

Marketing Associate

Delilah predominantly works on the marketing for Juice itself and assists with the onboarding of new partners. Prior to working here, Delilah completed a master’s degree in Management Marketing and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. In addition to this, she has worked as a marketer for a number of companies, ranging from a property search agency to a gaming app.

OliviaYoung

Olivia Young

Junior Creative Designer

Olivia is the Creative Designer at Juice. She works to design creative content and assets for our partners, as well as for Juice and our other sister companies. Prior to Juice, she recently graduated from the Brit School having studied Interactive Digital Design for four years.

Created for transformation.
Without dilution.

£100K-£8M of user acquisition funding for your annual marketing budgets.
Power your growth with Juice’s marketing war-chest and UA expertise.

Get in touch: growth@juice.ventures