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Please, Mind the Gap

Startups

Tom Chapman set up the luxury retailer matchesfashion.com in 1987 with his wife, Ruth. The private equity giant Apax Partners bought them out two years ago in a deal that valued the site at about £800m. The couple reportedly banked £400m. Since then, Tom, 56, has invested in start-ups. He says about the relationship entrepreneur-investor that the most important thing is...