General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 29, 2013
TWST: Give us a bit of background on Techinvest.
Conor McCarthy is the Managing Director of Techinvest Ltd., the Lead Fund Manager for the MFM Techinvest Fund as well as the Founder and Editor since 1984 of the Techinvest newsletter. Before devoting himself full time to Techinvest in 1993, Mr. McCarthy spent 30 years working in the telecommunications industry for multinational companies in the U.K., Canada and Ireland. From 1982 to 1993, he led the project management function on major telecommunications projects for a number of countries, including Ireland, Kenya and Germany. Mr. McCarthy is also a member of the advisory committee of the Campus Companies Venture Capital Fund, set up in May 1998 with funding from an Irish government agency and the seven principal universities in Ireland, to commercialize academic research. Profile
Mr. McCarthy: The company has been around more or less since the mid-1980s. Originally it was primarily a publisher of an investment