Harry Stebbings, the podcaster-turned-VC, is stepping down as a accomplice of Stride.VC, the London-based enterprise capital agency he co-founded with Fred Destin, previously of Accel.
In a series of tweets, Destin stated that Stebbings gained’t be concerned in Stride’s second fund (although he’ll stay a accomplice in fund one), and can as an alternative be specializing in his podcast franchise “The Twenty Minute VC” and working his personal micro fund, the aptly titled “20VC”.
“Harry’s 20VC podcast has remained his ardour and been flying excessive, creating alternatives which can be onerous to disregard. My bud needs to lean even more durable into the 20VC platform,” tweeted Destin.
In the identical Twitter thread, Destin stated he stays “absolutely dedicated to Stride and what the group is constructing”. That group, nevertheless, has now seen a plethora of personnel modifications for the reason that VC agency was formally unveiled in late 2018. Most lately, Paris-based accomplice Pia d’Iribarne departed and has since co-founded New Wave. Stride additionally misplaced working accomplice Arj Soysa a few 12 months earlier. He’s now a finance director at Mubadala Capital in Europe.
Alongside Destin, Stride’s present group members embrace investor Pietro Invernizzi, finance and operations accomplice Ross W., and government assistant Georgina Gallagher, based on LinkedIn.
Both Stebbings and Destin declined to remark additional, pointing me to Destin’s tweets.