Founder and CEO
David's experience of acquiring Owner-Managed Businesses is extensive. He also advises and consults on both acquisitions and business sales for other entrepreneurs.
David is a seasoned entrepreneur and Amazon Best Selling Author for "Child-biting, Chorizo and Chancing Your Arm". In his book, You’ll discover how an ordinary person can become a high achiever and do amazing things.
In parallel to running DGG Capital, David runs GoLocalise, a localisation company specialising in the audiovisual field (translation, subtitling and voice overs). Under David’s leadership, GoLocalise grew threefold and achieved international recognition by winning Outstanding Entrepreneur and Best Product/Service Range in the Best Business Awards, and Outstanding Entrepreneur in the Global Business Excellence Awards,
David enjoys sharing his knowledge and business sense with his fellow entrepreneurs and business owners both online and offline. He helps businesses of all sizes communicate their messages effectively in over 100 languages.
Ex-CEO and Scalability Coach Martin Norbury provides advice for SMEs and Corporates on growth performance, leadership management and investment/exit strategies.
Martin set-up his own business - Advocate Business Services - over seven years ago to help business owners choose what they do with their tomorrow. His passion to help entrepreneurs achieve their success was the ultimate driver behind his #1 Amazon Bestseller I don’t work Fridays.
He set-up his own business in 1991 using a little bit of office space lent to him by some friends. Many years later he generated some impressive results as CEO at a multinational corporation, turning a loss of £250k per month to celebrating its first £1 of profit in just a matter of months.
Martin took these learnings to create his unique SCALE Model, a framework for how to rapidly grow a business enabling an exit.
Martin is a multi-award winner including Britain’s Top 10 Business Adviser 2018, Top 25 Champion of Entrepreneurship in the Smith & Williamson Power 100, APCTC Business Mentor of the Year.
Guy has extensive experience of negotiating preferred supplier status with major UK plcs such as Carillion and Sodexo, working directly with the National Trust on heritage projects and collaborating with private developers for clients like Morrisons Supermarkets.
From the mid 1990s to 2003 Guy built up The Charles Parry Group specialising in retail and mail order direct marketing. His clients included EIDOS Interactive, Iceland Frozen Foods, Kwik Save Stores, The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, Trinity Mirror Newspapers, Nike UK, Manchester City Football Club and Sainsbury’s Supermarkets. As Group Managing Director he generated sales of over £7m during 7 years with a core team of 10 people before exiting the Group in 2003.
Guy is a Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing and given advice as a Non-Executive director to the IDM North, the Council of Manchester Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Manchester Council for Voluntary Organisation.