CEO and Co-Founder, CrowdProperty
Mike Bristow is the CEO and Co-Founder of CrowdProperty (www.crowdproperty.com), the UK's leading specialist property development lending platform – a market leading and profitable fintech/proptech business that is scaling internationally. With a background of 18 years in strategy consultancy advising major corporates and private equity funds on corporate strategy and M&A, Mike has been a property investor since 2002. Mike has also been investing in high potential property technology (PropTech) businesses since 2014 and sits on the Investment Committee of Pi Labs, Europe’s first and most prolific Venture Capital fund investing exclusively in early stage ventures in the PropTech vertical, in which he is also an LP investor in Funds I, II and III. Mike has an MBA from London Business School, a First Class Masters in Mechanical Engineering from University of Birmingham and is a founding board member of the Innovate Finance 36H Fintech Group alongside other leading fintech lending platforms. Amongst many awards, Mike was named 'Entrepreneur of the Year' in 2020 and ‘Business Person of the Year’ in 2022 at the Midlands Business Awards and was a finalist in ‘Tech Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Business Leader Go:Tech Awards 2022.