3 join ECI Ventures

David Ewing, Richard Chapman and Nick Booth have joined ECI Ventures as investment executives. Ewing will be attached to the firm’s northern England team and Chapman and Booth will be based in London.

Ewing was previously business development manager at Rage Software, which he joined as a result of its acquisition of Digital Image Design. He has an MBA from Manchester Business School.

Chapman was previously with PricewaterhouseCoopers, most recently spending 18 months in business regeneration, effectively acting as finance director to various struggling companies.

Booth was previously a director of corporate finance at Freeserve and before that he spent time in ABN AMRO’s European corporate finance team and ING Baring’s media and telecoms corporate finance team.