Vasile Foca


Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Vasile Foca


Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Vasile leads our investment team, bringing over twenty years’ experience to Talis as both an entrepreneur and an investor into fast-growth businesses. Vasile believes that venture investors have a rare opportunity to help founders deliver and execute on their life purpose and change the world, and thrives seeing companies grow from idea into successful companies. At Talis, he focuses his time on our investments in cybersecurity, fintech and regtech, which led him to lead our investments into the likes of Darktrace, iwoca, IMMO and Luminance, among others.

Outside the office, you’ll find Vasile spending time with his kids, swimming, relaxing, reading philosophy books and exploring new places.

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Vasile Foca

Founder Spotlight: Christoph Rieche, Co-Founder and CEO, iwoca

Talis’ Vasile caught up with Christoph to hear about the company’s response to the COVID crisis, how they’re supporting business owners’ mental health, and what’s next for the company.

Founder Spotlight
Darktrace IPO: a Cornerstone Event for British Tech

As Darktrace goes public on the London Stock Exchange today, it cements its status as one of the most successful cybersecurity companies in the world.

Portfolio News
Founder Spotlight: Poppy Gustafsson, CEO and Co-Founder of Darktrace

We sat down with Poppy to take a look at the journey so far, looking back at the company’s biggest milestones, as well as discussing leadership advice and Darktrace’s vision for the coming years.

Founder Spotlight
Founder Spotlight: Ed Macnair, CEO of Censornet

We sat down with Ed to discuss the growth of Censornet and his varied career: from his military background to his impressive track record of founding and scaling cybersecurity companies.

Founder Spotlight