New Advisory Firm Launches that Focuses on Helping Startups Find the Capital they Need to Keep Growing…

Entrepreneurs seeking growth capital can develop winning strategies for engaging with institutional investors

Dublin & Munich, 18th May 2022 – Déjà Partners, a boutique advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs to successfully pitch to investors to fund their startup company or scale their business, today announced that it has commenced operations in Ireland and Germany.

Déjà Partners was founded in April 2022 by tech industry and venture capital veterans: Kieron Branagan and John Chapman. 

Mr. Branagan is a tech industry executive having worked as an engineer, venture capital partner and Chief Executive Officer while Mr. Chapman is a former investment banker, venture capital partner and Chief Strategy Officer. 

Déjà Partners is also announcing the appointment of Dr. David Tracey as a partner and Mr. Colin Lewis as a member of the Board of Advisors. David Tracey is a Distinguished Engineer and technical expert in large-scale distributed systems in the Cloud. Colin Lewis is a career marketer, a writer and columnist for Marketing Week Magazine on eCommerce and Digital Marketing, and an expert on positioning. 

“Today marks an exciting new addition to the European tech ecosystem”, said Kieron Branagan, Co-founder of Déjà Partners. “We are pleased to be able to offer our unique perspectives to entrepreneurs seeking growth capital by developing a tailored strategy for how they engage with institutional investors”.

“All too often we have seen great ideas and teams go unfunded in the startup community because the fundraising process is opaque for first time entrepreneurs”, said John Chapman, Co-founder of Déjà Partners. “Our aim is to translate the art of fundraising into science. By sharing proven strategies and case studies that work, we are giving entrepreneurs the best chances of raising the capital they need”.

Déjà Partners engages mostly with Seed and Pre-Series A companies and advises across all major technology sectors in Europe. 


Déjà Partners is a boutique advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs pitch to investors so they can find success with funding, scaling, and building successful businesses. We have a special set of skills having worked as senior executives in the tech industry as well as in leading European venture capital firms. Our partners are uniquely qualified to understand the needs and challenges faced by founders as well as the core objectives of institutional investors. Déjà Partners advises companies across all major technology sectors in Europe. 

Déjà Advisory Partners trading as Déjà Partners is a company registered in Ireland. Registered Office: OFM Solutions, Block 3, Blackrock Business Park, Blackrock, County Dublin, A94D5D7, Ireland. Company Registration: 718443

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