David Tomlinson: Managing Director

David founded ThrillCapital to help deserving sporting talent obtain funding through fan based investment. ThrillCapital allows David to combine a passion for markets and motorsport with a background in software.

Prior to founding ThrillCapital, David worked for Denver based software start-up Wellogix in roles ranging from pitchman to product manager. Before that, David was an oil field engineer, working internationally for Baker Hughes, operating high tech drilling and evaluation systems in countries all over the world.

He is an active trader in the financial and currency markets, including, in the past, trading his own account with Westpac Institutional Bank.

David holds a BSc from Otago, a BE (Elec) from Auckland and has an MBA in IT and Ecommerce from Rutgers University New Jersey.

David spoke on Alternative Sports Funding at "The Academy"   Conference for Sports Leaders hosted by TSE Consulting in Lausanne Switzerland May 2015

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You can get in touch with David at

Peter Mackness: director

Prior to joining ThrillCapital Peter spent a number of years in the software industry, working on projects as diverse as governance software for the financial services sector, mobile apps for events and energy monitoring systems for the commercial property sector.

Peter has previously held positions in Spain, Poland, Ireland and Costa Rica.

You can get in touch with Peter at

Rodrigo Garza: partner UK Europe

Rodrigo is a former professional hockey player and Olympic medallist, representing Spain at three consecutive Olympics from 2000. He also holds an MBA from IE Business School Madrid.

As a Sponsorship and Marketing consultant with a strong international network in Olympic sport Rodrigo is a true IOC insider. Rodrigo also has wider connections to multiple National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs) worldwide.

In addition to providing access to an incredible sporting network, Rodrigo also brings solid sponsorship, sports crowdfunding and marketing expertise to the ThrillCapital. In the Finance sector, Rodrigo has strong connections to several Swiss and Spanish Banks.

In short, Rodrigo’s expertise sits firmly at the intersection of Sport and Finance – and it is precisely for this reason that Rodrigo is such a valuable member of the ThrillCapital team.

Please contact Rodrigo at