Faisal Butt is a serial entrepreneur who works with founders and management teams to scale up high-growth ventures. He also invests private equity to execute a partial or full buyout in more stable SMEs through his personal investment vehicle Pere Ventures. Faisal is the co-Founder & CEO at Property Innovation Labs (Pi Labs), Europe’s first property innovation accelerator programme. Located in the iconic Second Home building in East London, Pi Labs has a strategic partnership with Venture Capital firm Spire Ventures and global real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield. Faisal is also Founder & CEO at Spire Ventures, a private equity and venture capital house that historically focused on property related businesses and now manages a multi-sector mandate on behalf of its investors. A BA in Business Economics & Computing graduate of UCLA, Faisal completed an MBA in Finance from University of Oxford – Said Business School before launching a 13-year career trajectory, living and working on three different continents, returning in 2009 to set up a base in London.