Welcome to Espalier

We are a venturing organisation

We invest in social change

Espalier Ventures has a growing portfolio of businesses and investments in education, wellbeing and real estate.

  • Espalier, founded in 2003, is a single-family office formed around Andrew Colin, a successful entrepreneur with a 30-year history of founding, funding and leading innovative global education projects, alongside investment in substantial real estate and social impact projects.
  • Espalier's, principal education business is INTO University Partnerships, the global leader in international student recruitment and education, operating under a unique joint venture model with 23 universities in the US and UK.
  • Outside of INTO University Partnerships, Espalier has set up an early stage venturing company investing in and building our own education, wellbeing and workforce businesses.
  • The Espalier private family office also invests in the fields of real estate, private equity, other managed investments and projects creating social impact, providing executive or non-executive direction as needed.


Universities in
the UK and US


Years in Founding
& Funding