Mike Bristow

CEO & Co-founder, CrowdProperty


 

CEO and Co-Founder of CrowdProperty, a leading specialist property peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform with 18 years experience as a strategy consultant advising leading international companies and private equity funds on M&A and corporate strategy. Mike was named in the Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 list in 2018 and sits on the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association board alongside other leading P2P platforms. CrowdProperty is FCA authorised and regulated and an HMRC approved ISA / IFISA manager.

With particular expertise in consumer, B2B2C, digital and real estate sectors, Mike has advised dozens of private equity transactions, portfolio companies of some of the most successful private equity funds and mid-cap to FTSE100 corporates. Mike has extensive international experience having worked in 19 countries and on many more, especially in international expansion strategy work for global corporates and investors.

Mike holds an MBA from London Business School, the FT Non-Executive Director Diploma, a First Class Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham and is a Chartered Accountant.

Mike's investor-minded approach has grown an 8-figure property portfolio predominantly in London and also the South East and abroad. With a diversified portfolio and a deeply analytical approach to investments, he has also attracted significant private co-investment into high-yielding London residential property. Mike is an active angel investor in PropTech, FinTech and marketplace businesses, including Hubble, AirSorted, YourWelcome, Switchee, Land Insight, Propoly, Office R&D, Urban Intelligence, Falcon DHQ, Rialto, AskPorter, Youtility, Movem, Landbay, Howsy, Rentuu, Infabode, Syndicate Room and both Pi Labs venture capital funds to date. 

Mike is a member of the London Business School Enterprise 100 (E100) private angel investment network, the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) and Qandor.