Charlie Songhurst

Charlie Songhurst

Formal First Name
Charles (Charlie)

Charles Songhurst is a Founding Partner of Katana Capital, a long-short equity hedge fund. He is a notable tech insider and investor. Songhurst has previously served as Head of Global Strategy at Microsoft, focused on partnering and mergers and acquisitions. He played an integral role in the acquisition and commercial deal of both Yahoo and Skype. Alongside Bill Gates, Songhurst negotiated Microsoft’s entry into Facebook. He now manages his own venture capital which has large stakes in the quantum computing, space, biotech, and enterprise SaaS industries.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • While at university, Songhurst established and led an auction trading company.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.