Tom is an investor in early-stage companies. He backs entrepreneurs committed to growing disruptive, mission-driven businesses that use technology to deliver a better service to consumers and make a positive impact in the world, with examples including size-inclusive womenswear brand Universal Standard and Caliva, California's largest fully licensed, cannabis dispensary. His work as an investor builds on his experience co-founding MATCHESFASHION.COM in 1987. With his wife Ruth, Tom grew the company from a single bricks-and-mortar store to a global luxury fashion brand selling to over 175 countries. Today, the company has revenues of $393m.