Stuart Paterson is a Partner and co-founder of Scottish Equity Partners (SEP). The firm invests in growth stage technology companies across the UK and Europe and Stuart specialises in investments in consumer internet and enterprise software. He is currently non-executive director of European online eyewear retailer Mister Spex and Berlin based online language learning business Babbel and has been instrumental in building up SEP’s presence and reputation in Germany. He also sits on the board of LoveCrafts and led the recent £26m investment in the company. Stuart led the original investment in travel search business Skyscanner when it had revenues of less than £1 million.