Emma Whenham

Emma Whenham

Corporate Solicitor at Linklaters LLP

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

Emma is a corporate solicitor at Linklaters LLP. Linklaters is one of the leading global law firms and works for the world’s leading companies, financial institutions and governments. Emma focuses on M&A and fund structuring for a range of private equity, sovereign wealth and alternative investment funds.

Before becoming a lawyer, Emma was the COO of a successful e-commerce start-up, working closely with Groupon UK and other established partners. She was responsible for building and managing multiple marketing, product development, logistics, HR and customer relations teams across Europe. She also worked alongside the founders to secure seed and venture capital investment.

Emma continues to be involved with a range of mentoring and investment projects in the sector. Her background combines corporate experience with a passion for start-up culture and practical experience of developing businesses during their growth stage.