Tom Sheridan, Associate


Tom joined RTP in 2021 as an Associate in London. His major focus is Seed and Series A investments in Europe. After graduating from the University of Bristol, Tom worked as an Operations Specialist for Aurrigo overseeing the Autonomous Vehicle test site. This involved many public facing opportunities including appearances on BBC, Radio 4 and Sky News.

Most recently Tom was a Technical Operations Executive at Tessian helping deliver email security to a global client base working cross-functionally with Data Science, Engineering and Product teams to optimise the end Users experience.

Outside of work you can find Tom cooking or attempting to improve his 10k PB.

What qualities do you most admire in other people?
Determination, Empathy, and Passion.

If you could tell a budding entrepreneur three bits of wisdom what would they be?
Your Customers are your success. Obsess over them.
You learn more from failure than you do from success.
If it was easy everyone would do it.

What’s your main business goal?
Find and help the Founders whose idea creates a totally new market – and in ten years their customers can’t remember life without them.