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Top 50 EdTech Startup Investors in United Kingdom

A list of 50 angel investors and VC funds that invest in Edtech startups based in United kingdom. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in Edtech companies from United kingdom. We update this investor list every month.

Top 50 EdTech Startup Investors in United Kingdom

Investor EdTech United Kingdom investments
Emerge Education 18
Nesta Impact Investments 17
LocalGlobe 10
Business Growth Fund 10
Midven 10
Brighteye Ventures 10
Forward Partners 9
Northstar Ventures 9
Social Tech Trust 9
Ufi Ventures 8
Concept Ventures 8
Fuel Ventures 8
Octopus Ventures 8
Force Over Mass Capital 8
Scottish Investment Bank 7
JamJar Investments 7
Concept Ventures 7
Development Bank of Wales 7
Andrew Weisz 6
Techstart Ventures 6
Midlands Engine Investment Fund 6
Initial Capital 6
FJ Labs 5
Ascension 5
Playfair Capital 5
QVentures 5
Connect Ventures 5
Global Founders Capital 5
Hambro Perks Ltd. 5
Deepbridge Capital 5
SFC Capital 5
Angels Den 5
Maven Capital Partners 4
Ananda Impact Ventures 4
Downing Ventures 4
Beringea 4
Paul Heydon 4
Symvan Capital 4
Chris Bruce 4
DN Capital 4
Michael Whitfield 4
Triple Point Ventures 4
Oxford Science Enterprises 4
NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance 4
Nordic Makers 4
Seedcamp 4
Beaubridge 4
True. 4
GC Angels 4
Simon Franks 4
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Emerge Education VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Emerge Education is a European seed fund investing in founders solving the $8.5tn skills gap. Emerge provides founders with unrivalled education sector insights, as they're the only fund backed by the world’s foremost education entrepreneurs.
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Investment focus
  • Education, EdTech, E-Learning
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, Germany, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Edurino — Edurino is an e-learning platform that introduces digital learning responsibly and playfully for children aged 4-8+.
  • Algor Education — Algor Lab is a company that provides tools and materials needed for teaching through artificial intelligence.
  • Niyyah — The goal of Niyyah is to give consumers a guided approach to comprehending the Quran in a way that is understandable, significant, and useful. With its short material, tailored suggestions, and gamified elements like leaderboards and prizes, it fits in easily with its users' everyday routines and gives them insight into the Quran'steachings and practical application of faith.
Nesta Impact Investments VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
We provide financial, knowledge and network capital to innovative enterprises that are changing the world for good.
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Investment focus
  • Education, Health Care, Internet
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • United Kingdom, Sweden, Australia
Portfolio highlights
  • WeWALK — WeWALK, making the white cane innovative and smart, allows visually impaired people to walk more independently and safely and thanks to its three revolutionary features, it promotes their participation in social life on an equal foot with everyone.Obstacle detection: : WeWALK detects obstacles at head and chest level with its onboard ultrasonicsensor and warns its users with vibration patterns.Pairs with smart phones: : When connected with the WeWALK application via Bluetooth, GPS navigation is easy with WeWALK without the need to take out the phone.It gets better with new integrations: Every integration made possible with software updates brings new features to WeWALK. With its smart city solutions, WeWALK enables visually impaired people to access beneficial information around them such as nearby cafes and shops, while also providing them the info for closest public transport stops and arrival times. WeWALK has been developed so that it can gain new features such as nde hailing in the future with its ability to be integrated with new applications. WeWALK integrations developed so far include "Google Maps" and Alexa virtual assistant service.
  • Aira — Aira operates as a clean energy-tech company.
  • BibliU — BibliU is an innovative learning enablement platform that gives students access to the course materials they need, from etextbooks to courseware and monographs.
LocalGlobe VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 15 investments in the past 12 months
Seeding ambitious founders at places like @citymapper, @improbableio,@teamkano, @moo, @songkick,@seedcamp, @transferwise and @zoopla since 1999. Who's next?
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United Kingdom, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • MNZL — MNZL is on a mission to expand access to capital for Egyptians.Every person who owns an asset has accumulated wealth in it. When they want liquidity for their projects and needs, they should be able to tap into it as easily as withdrawing from a bank.With an innovative digital platform and products, we are working on making digital access tocapital a reality, and building the future of asset-backed financing in Africa.
  • Catalog — Catalog is the first plug-and-play tool exclusively designed to digitise small-to-medium B2B merchants ordering process. With Catalog, B2B SMBs are equipped with the tool they need to reclaim their time, engage with buyers in meaningful ways and boost growth.
  • Victory League — The virtual home for football fandom.
Business Growth Fund VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 21 investments in the past 12 months
BGF is the most active equity investor in the UK and Ireland, providing long-term, minority investment to growing companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Funding Round, Series A, Private Equity
  • United Kingdom, Ireland, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Skewb — Skewb is a business consulting firm that provides digital transformation, workforce management, and energy efficiency services.
  • VOSAIO Travel Group — VOSAIO Travel Group is a travel agency that offers transport and accommodation services.
  • Reactive Technologies — Reactive Technologies we are committed to enabling a more intelligent use of energy, for the largest and most complex business to the smallest household. Our aim is to develop new technologies that will positively assist the energy industry to deliver cleaner, greener and more affordable energy, through more efficient and effective energymanagement and control. Through our innovative, cloud-based solution for Corporate customers – Tradenergy® – we have begun this process and with our pipeline of ground breaking new technologies we intend to continue.
Midven VC Fund · Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom · 5 investments in the past 12 months
Midven is a specialist venture capital company providing investment to fast growing small and medium sized enterprises ("SMEs"), run by an energetic, experienced and hands-on team of investment managers.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Manufacturing, Information Technology
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Lexverify — Lexverify uses artificial intelligence to detect potential legal and compliance concerns in communications. It assists businesses in proactively avoiding legal and regulatory concerns by harnessing the power of AI. Their objective is to make technological communication a benefit rather than a problem.
  • Nylahs Naturals — Shop our award-winning all-natural hair care products, designed to redefine the haircare standard for afro-textured hair.
  • Strolll — Strolll Neurotechnology
Brighteye Ventures VC Fund · Paris, Ile-de-France, France · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Brighteye Ventures is the first and largest vertical EdTech Venture Capital firm in Europe. If you are an entrepreneur using technology to reinvent learning and education, we want to hear from you!
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Investment focus
  • Education, Software, E-Learning
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United Kingdom, Spain, France
Portfolio highlights
  • UpHill — Clinical algorithms, medical events, scientific evidence and a simulation software in one place
  • Shakers — We are Shakers and we are redefining the future of work. We connect companies and talent with a perfect match between personal and professional life through technology and methodology. We want to achieve a lifestyle in which work is synonymous with happiness so that you can work where, how and when you want. And thus be more productive and havebetter results in the projects in which you collaborate. Sounds good to you? You already have DNA Shakers, follow us !!
  • coachbetter — Football drills for kids, youth and pro teams in one platform. Coachbetter is your digital assistant coach. Manage football trainings, matches, teams and your club.
Forward Partners VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Forward Partners is a venture capital firm in London specialising in technology businesses focused on eCommerce, marketplace and applied AI early-stage startups.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • Ctrl Alt — Access the world of alternative assets in a simple, transparent and secure way. Sign up to Ctrl Alt and start your alternative investment journey with us today.
  • OctaiPipe — OctaiPipe safeguards critical infrastructure with AIoT devices, enhancing asset health and security while reducing cloud data transfers.
  • OctaiPipe — OctaiPipe safeguards critical infrastructure with AIoT devices, enhancing asset health and security while reducing cloud data transfers.
Northstar Ventures VC Fund · Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Northstar Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in innovative solutions to help solve the most pressing societal issues we have today.  Our ticket sizes range from £100k to £500k into early stage tech companies. We provide added value in leveraging our network of university partners, funders, non-executive directors and talent to supporteach investment.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, SaaS
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Indonesia
Portfolio highlights
  • DayaTani — DayaTani supplies farmers with comprehensive services to increase their productivity.
  • MarraBio — MarraBio develops functional protein polymers that enable cells to divide, expand, and operate properly.
  • Circadacare — Circadacare helps elderly people and people with dementia live independently for longer with an integrated circadian lighting and home health monitoring system.
Social Tech Trust VC Fund · Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Social Tech Trust is a UK's leading dedicated investor of socially motivated tech.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Software, Education
  • Seed, Grant, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • TapSOS — TapSOS is an app for a non-verbal method of contacting the emergency services. It will promote inclusivity and help transform the delivery of emergency services.
  • RightsDD — RightsDD is an award winning startup. Use RightsDD's platform to assess and monitor suppliers for slavery risk. Train employees with RightsDD's online and in-person anti-slavery courses. Benefit from specialist consulting.
  • Carers Trust — Carers Trust provides basic digital skills for young adult carers to help them achieve their aspirations.A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support.Anyone could be a carer – a 15-year-old girl looking after a parentwith an alcohol problem, a 40-year-old man caring for his partner who has terminal cancer, or an 80-year-old woman looking after her husband who has Alzheimer's disease.
Ufi Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
The UK’s specialist investor in VocTech ventures, investing between £150k and £1m in seed-stage companies that are building digital technologies to give people and businesses the skills needed for work, now and in the future.
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Investment focus
  • Education, EdTech, Software
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Purlos — Purlos provides educational institutions with a comprehensive outcomes management platform that increases positive outcomes and decreases the lack of
  • Learnerbly — Transform the way your People learn - give them access to a marketplace of learning resources specific to their needs and curated from 200+ providers.
  • Slinger — Slinger is a hospitality recruitment tool that connects vetted hospitality workers with some of London's best food and drink businesses. Sign up today!
Concept Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 8 investments in the past 12 months
Early-stage VC Firm based in London, investing in UK technology startups & SaaS companies through our award-winning pre-seed funds.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, SaaS
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Harriet — Efficient, cost effective AI for HR that improves the employee experience. Get time back to focus on what counts and let Harriet do the rest | Harriet
  • Klarytee — Klarytee is a SaaS platform that builds security into sensitive content to enable granular control wherever the data goes
  • JustParent — Parental leave insurance for businesses
Fuel Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 20 investments in the past 12 months
Fuel Ventures - a leading early stage seed / growth stage EIS Fund based in London, UK. Investing in the most ambitious technology companies.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Internet
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Fundpath — Fundpath is a critical data and business intelligence service for the wealth and asset management industry.
  • Eleos — Get income protection insurance online with Eleos. All policies include 24x7 Virtual GP, gym discounts and other benefits.
  • StudioSpace — StudioSpace provides brands with on-demand access to the world’s best specialist digital and marketing services. Our platform users benefit from a single umbrella contract to access all of our agencies, enabling maximum choice without complexity in procurement or onboarding delays.
Octopus Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 25 investments in the past 12 months
We provide venture capital investment for the people, ideas and industries that will change the world. Learn about what we do and the kind of founders we back.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, FinTech
  • Series A, Seed, Series B
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • LabGenius — Finding the next generation of drugs with machine learning, synthetic biology and laboratory automation
  • Infinitopes — Infinitopes is a cancer research organization whose mission is to strengthen the immune system so that it can stop metastases and save lives. The company's platform creates healthcare systems and therapy designs to integrate high-efficiency vector delivery systems with optimal tumor target identification technologies in early-stage clinicaltrials, allowing patients to prevent cancer and tumors from taking their lives
  • ExpressionEdits — Redefining the status quo of protein expression
Force Over Mass Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
Force Over Mass Capital is an FCA regulated venture capital firm focused on early stage technology investments across UK and Europe. We invest in B2B innovation across four verticals, i.e. Fintech, Artificial Intelligence, SaaS and Industry 4.0.FOM cap operates both seed and scale-up funds to support early stage businesses through their growthjourney.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, FinTech
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Barte — VBarte is a benchmark for B2B interactions. They designed it to automate payment procedures in Latin America. They optimize cash flow management for small and midsize enterprises through automated payments and revenue-based financing, enabling users to get easy access to financial metrics and credit payments.
  • CUR8 — CUR8 is committed to establishing a global market for carbon reduction. Carbon removal methods include increased rock weathering, direct air capture, forests, construction, soil, biomass, oceans, and new technologies.
  • SuperFi — SuperFi Finance is a financial application that provides personalized debt support. The company was founded in 2021 and is based in London, England.
Scottish Investment Bank VC Fund · Glasgow, Glasgow City, United Kingdom · 3 investments in the past 12 months
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Investment focus
  • Software, Biotechnology, Information Technology
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Bio-Images Drug Delivery — BDD Pharma combine drug delivery expertise and clinical capabilities to accelerate product development pipelines, enable life cycle management and new innovative pharmaceutical products. Rapid parallel clinical testing with SWIFT significantly reduces time from product concept to clinical success.
  • IOTech — Discover IOTech Systems, the open edge data platform for developing, deploying, and managing Industrial Edge applications at scale. Find out more here.
  • Administrate — Manage 100% of enterprise training operations with configurable training management software, designed to scale with your organization.
JamJar Investments VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 8 investments in the past 12 months
JamJar Investments is a venture capital firm that invest in high growth consumer brand businesses in both digital and non-tech.Its combination of operational, commercial and brand experience was honed over 14 years taking innocent from scratch to sale to Coca Cola for north of half a billion £. That journey means the company understand thejourney of entrepreneurs, the highs the lows, the challenges and some of the solutions. JamJar is the consumer Venture Capital fund run by the innocent drinks founders.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Health Care, Food and Beverage
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Marleybones — Marleybones is a consumer goods firm that specializes in dog food.
  • Runna — Runna is your personalized running coach. With tailored training plans, world-class coaching and an in-app community to help you achieve your goals, whether you're training for a faster 5k or your first marathon. Download Runna today.
  • SURI (Sustainable Rituals) — A world-class clean that doesn’t cost our planet. SURI is the new, sustainable electric toothbrush. Delivering an effective clean with innovative plant-based materials.
Concept Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 12 investments in the past 12 months
Concept Ventures is the UK's largest pre-seed fund. Founded in 2018, the firm has backed over 45+ companies changing how we Work, Play and Learn and focused only at the pre-seed stage.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, SaaS
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Haz — Track and unlock the resale value of your stuff
  • Symbe — Build deal-winning business cases in seconds. The AI-powered Collaborative Business Case Platform for value-based sales professionals.
  • Bleach Cyber — Secure your cloud infrastructure with Bleach Cyber's comprehensive managed cloud security services for enhanced data protection.
Development Bank of Wales VC Fund · Cardiff, Cardiff, United Kingdom · 11 investments in the past 12 months
Development Bank of Wales is formed in 2001 by the Welsh Assembly Government. Development Bank of Wales is an independent company, providing commercial funding to Welsh SMEs. They invests private and public funds, including EU funds.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Biotechnology
  • Seed, Funding Round, Debt Financing
  • United Kingdom, Australia, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Hope Macy — Hope Macy is a dynamic and expanding financial technology company. Its primary focus is on consumers who require additional security in managing their money, as well as those in the subprime sector.
  • Validient — Onboard Clients With Confidence - Automated Compliance Software, AML and due diligence solutions. Empower your business.
  • Peppercorn — Peppercorn is an insurance company that engages in auto insurance and financial services. The company uses technology to create smarter customer service experiences that give more control to customers, starting with car insurance. Peppercorn uses cutting-edge conversational AI to change the whole car insurance experience.
Andrew Weisz Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
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Investment focus
  • Software, Education, Apps
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Angel
  • United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Sidequest — SideQuest is the early access layer for Virtual Reality. Get access to the latest Oculus Quest Games, Oculus App Lab games & lots of free apps on applab and sideload.
  • Track Titan — Titan Academy revolutionises how gamers improve through fully automated coaching.
  • Guardian Angel — Death is tough enough. We're here to make it that little bit easier. By making planning for and through death simpler. So you can focus on what really matters.
Techstart Ventures VC Fund · Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom · 4 investments in the past 12 months
Techstart Ventures is a leading investor of seed capital across Scotland and Northern Ireland. they are a trusted partner to ambitious founders on their journey to success.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Enzai — Enzai's AI governance platform allows you to build and deploy AI with confidence. Measure your progress in AI responsibility, and get actionable steps with our 3-minute maturity assessment.
  • Sensoteq — We specialise in wireless sensor solutions for remote machine health monitoring. Sensoteq's technology enables predictive maintenance of industrial applications, preventing costly downtime and increasing efficiency.
  • Continuum Industries — Continuum Industries is a developer of Optioneer, the leading software for linear infrastructure optioneering.
Midlands Engine Investment Fund VC Fund · Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom · 12 investments in the past 12 months
MEIF is an investment firm that operates equity and debt investment towards growth capital. The firm aims to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses in the Midlands and to realize the region’s potential to achieve economic growth through enterprise. It is a collaboration between the British Business Bank and ten Local EnterprisePartnerships (LEPs) in the West Midlands and East and South East Midlands. MEIF provides over £250m of investment to boost small and medium business (SME) growth in the Midlands.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Manufacturing, Software
  • Debt Financing, Funding Round, Seed
  • United Kingdom, United States, Thailand
Portfolio highlights
  • Lexverify — Lexverify uses artificial intelligence to detect potential legal and compliance concerns in communications. It assists businesses in proactively avoiding legal and regulatory concerns by harnessing the power of AI. Their objective is to make technological communication a benefit rather than a problem.
  • CyberQ Group — Work with an award winning cyber security service provider and ensure your business remains resilient to any cyber attacks.
  • Centaur Robotics — Centaur believes mobility needs re-imagining to provide a real advantage for everyday human needs. Our vision is to challenge thinking through design and technology to create superhuman technology - that provides extra-ordinary mobility fit for humans in the 21st Century.
Initial Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
Initial Capital is an investor in seed and early-stage technology companies with a focus on games, consumer services & technology enablers.
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Investment focus
  • Gaming, Mobile, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Pok Pok — Pok Pok is a low-stimulation app for kids 2-7 filled with Montessori-inspired digital toys that offer a calmer way to learn through screen time play.
  • Zebedee — Transform your game into an earning powerhouse with ZBD Rewards.
  • Yoko Robotics — Yoko is the affordable personal robot chef that enables you to eat healthier, save money, and spend your valuable time on the more important things in life.
FJ Labs VC Fund · New York, New York, United States · 89 investments in the past 12 months
FJ Labs is a stage-agnostic investment firm that focuses on marketplaces and consumer facing startups.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Software, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • United States, United Kingdom, Brazil
Portfolio highlights
  • Gameto — Gameto is a new breed of biotechnology company in female reproductive longevity
  • OTPless — Experience the future of user authentication with OTPLESS. Our one-tap sign-in solution eliminates the need for passwords and OTPs, offering a secure, convenient, and user-friendly alternative.
  • Rhea — Transforming fertility experiences for many. Recognizing the fragmented nature of the fertility market, we're here to unite and connect.
Ascension VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 7 investments in the past 12 months
Ascension is an early-stage VC built by exited entrepreneurs to back the next generation of tech and impact founders.Run by an experienced and diverse team of successful entrepreneurs, we have been relentlessly dedicated to finding the UK’s best Seed-stage startups since 2014.Ascension benefits from the active industry connections essential forthe sourcing and development of deal-flow and due diligence. The team has co-invested with the UK’s leading angels and VCs, key to securing follow-on funding as the portfolio businesses move to their next stage of growth.We believe in building an inclusive, community driven brand that can benefit the wider UK tech ecosystem and strive to work with conviction, integrity, humour, and humility.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Internet, FinTech
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Happl — Connect your remote and in-person employees with Tahora.
  • HealthKey — HealthKey is a platform that connects employers and insurers with health providers.
  • Nebu~Flow — Nebu~Flow develops the next generation of nebulisers to enable the delivery of life changing treatments.
Playfair Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 11 investments in the past 12 months
Playfair is a generalist VC fund with a contrarian approach to pre-seed technology investing. Based in London, Playfair invests across the UK and Europe with an intentionally high conviction, low volume approach: making 6-8 investments a year and preserving time, capital and resource to help companies post-investment. Playfair has backed 70+companies across two funds including Thought Machine, Andela, Mapillary, Recycleye and Orca AI.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, E-Commerce
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Orca AI — Orca AI innovates the marine navigation sphere, providing an intelligent technological solution for collision avoidance in maritime transport.
  • Nory AI — All of your restaurant operations managed in one platform, powered by AI. Tools that fuel better decision making and fatter profit margins.
  • Qureight — Pioneering data curation to solve complex diseases
QVentures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 6 investments in the past 12 months
QVentures sources, screens, and invests in top-tier start-ups from Seed to Series B. Our investors consist of Family Offices, Institutional Investors, UHNWIs, and Cashed-out Entrepreneurs. We look for disruptive companies with a proven product-market fit, set to scale from Seed to Series B. We focus on Enterprise SaaS, Marketplaces, Consumer Tech,FinTech, AdTech, EdTech, InsurTech and HealthTech and more. We look for quality management teams, large addressable markets, proven traction, sustainable business models, route to scale and quality investors.To apply for investment, please fill out this short form to be reviewed: https://qventures.typeform.com/to/zZPOWf
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Artificial Intelligence
  • Seed, Angel, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • sqcdp — We work with manufacturing clients to make paper systems redundant, introducing smart, efficient systems to capture production data through your teams.
  • PORTAIRE — Bring your team together and simplify your work from product discovery to procurement.
  • PROSPECT 100 — PROSPECT 100 is building the digital space for co-creation, democratizing the creative industries
Connect Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 12 investments in the past 12 months
Connect is the Product VC. We are a thesis-led, pan-European pre-seed and seed stage VC. We invest in opinionated products, crafted with love, and loved by many.We've been backing product-led founders since 2012. Our investments include Truelayer, Typeform, Oyster, Lifebit, Kheiron, Faks and Sprinque. Our specialisms cut across SaaS,fintech, consumer, digital health and Web3. Collectively, we’re passionate about the power of product to transform people’s lives.We started Connect to back companies that help create the world we want to live in, and it’s hard to change the world without scale. That's why we’re in the business of investing in outlier companies — those with the potential to create impact on a massive scale.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Purple Dot — Sell More by Selling Earlier
  • Tuza — Find the right card machine for your business, with good rates and the best features. Search the top providers in minutes, including Worldpay, Barclaycard, Tyl and Teya.
  • Aikido Security — Easily discover and track all your security issues in one place with Aikido's all-in-one AppSec product.
Global Founders Capital VC Fund · Berlin, Berlin, Germany · 21 investments in the past 12 months
Over the past two decades, GFC have backed over five hundred entrepreneurs worldwide, e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, and Away Travel.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Software, FinTech
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Zocks — The Meeting Assistant made for Financial Advisors
  • Elevate Pay — Bloom mobile banking app helps in money transfer in Sudan.
  • Smartpay — Smartpay is the first free of charge BNPL payment option for Japanese consumers who have credit cards. There are no sign-up fees, interest fees, settlement fees, or late charges. The payment experience is also Japan’s first cross-merchant, cross-platform, and single-click checkout BNPL service, allowing consumers to checkout in as little as 10seconds. The BNPL payment solution is simple to understand, structured on 3 equal installments over 8 weeks. This means that unlike the existing BNPL services in Japan, customers do not need to go to the convenience store to make payments or pay any bank transfer fees.
Hambro Perks Ltd. VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 8 investments in the past 12 months
Hambro Perks partner with founders and entrepreneurs to support growth businesses at all stages of investment cycle. Hambro Perks has specialised and dedicated investment teams, working across a number of funds. In addition to their flagship Venture, EIS and co-investment funds, Hambro Perks offers a number of specialist differentiated investmentstrategies, including Hambro Perks Environmental Technology, Special Situations, and Access, which invests in venture secondaries.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Financial Services
  • Seed, Secondary Market, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • SUPERHOG — SUPERHOG is a digital trust platform with embedded insurance
  • My Emissions — London tech start-up for companies to measure food product emissions and report their total Scope 3 emissions from food. They've assessed 15,000+ food products, are the carbon labelling partner of Just Eat Takeaway.com, and aim to standardize UK emissions reporting with Defra. Founders Matthew and Nathan made Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe 2024.
  • SURI (Sustainable Rituals) — A world-class clean that doesn’t cost our planet. SURI is the new, sustainable electric toothbrush. Delivering an effective clean with innovative plant-based materials.
Deepbridge Capital VC Fund · Chester, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Deepbridge is a different kind of investment manager. They work closely with financial advisers and investors to design innovative products, ranging from investment in technology growth companies to asset-backed renewable energy projects. They also partner with innovative and committed management teams to help UK based companies realise theirpotential and become successful leading-edge businesses.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Medical
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • Circada — Innovative Circadian lighting reconnects the body clock with nature
  • Microplate Dx — Safeguarding against the spread of antimicrobial resistance worldwide.
  • GenoMe Diagnostics — GenoME Diagnostics - We are developing a blood test for an earlier and more accurate diagnosis of ovarian cancer.GenoME Diagnostics .
SFC Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 41 investments in the past 12 months
SFC Capital, the UK's most active seed investor (PitchBook, 2020), provides capital and support to British startups. By combining its Angel Network and Seed Funds, SFC has created a unique model that allows investors to get exposure to SEIS- and EIS-qualifying businesses, either directly or through a diversified portfolio curated and managedby SFC’s expert team. In 2020, SFC received a £10m allocation from Business Investments as part of the Regional Angels Programme in support of SFC's mission to back promising early-stage companies from every corner of the UK.SFC Capital is an Appointed Representative of SFC Capital Partners Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 736184).
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Investment focus
  • Software, Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Lemon — Lemon is a free software subscription tracking & financing platform for digital, service-based SMBs.
  • Unibloom World — Enable sustainability teams to engage operations, analyse investments, and simulate future looking projects, in real time.
  • Blue Skies Space — Blue Skies Space provides access to space science data from low-cost space missions.
Angels Den VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
Angels Den is an angel-led investment platform that connects fast-growing companies with experienced investors.
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Mobile, Software
  • Seed, Funding Round, Angel
  • United Kingdom, United States, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • AAZZUR — One-stop-shop for APIs and embeddable Front-end-modules connected to a smart marketplace for BaaS- and Fintech-Services
  • OnCare — Home care software | care management system
  • SupaPass — The most powerful content app maker on the market. Finally have all of your content, audience & paywall in one place to turn your audience into a business.
Maven Capital Partners VC Fund · Glasgow, Glasgow City, United Kingdom · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Maven is one of the UK's leading private equity and investment firms. We provide essential capital and expertise to help businesses unlock their potential.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Funding Round, Series A, Seed
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Carcinotech — Carcinotech is a MedTech company manufacturing 3D printed mini tumours developed from patient-specific cancer stem cells, primary cells and established cell lines.
  • Metrion Biosciences — Metrion Biosciences is a Contract Research Organization (CRO) that is located in the world renowned Cambridge biocluster.
  • McKenzie Intelligence Services Ltd — We deliver actionable intelligence on a global scale, empowering informed decision making for insurance and commercial clients across the world
Ananda Impact Ventures VC Fund · Munich, Bayern, Germany · 3 investments in the past 12 months
We are the home for entrepreneurs with a big vision who want to create something less ordinary. Something that matters. For all of us.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Software, Education
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • Germany, United Kingdom, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Ovom Care — Enabling every individual to become a parent.
  • Quantistry — Move beyond traditional chemical simulation software and boost your R&D success. From Quantum to AI. Get started!
  • Resistomap — Global service to monitor levels of antibiotic resistance genes in any type of environmental samples; We accept all types of samples, e.g., soil, sediment, sludge, manure, stool, meat, tissue, swabs, river, lake, wastewater, and seawater.
Downing Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
The opportunity for institutional investors to access leading UK early stage healthtech businesses
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Investment focus
  • Software, Health Care, Information Technology
  • Funding Round, Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Israel
Portfolio highlights
  • TidalSense — CRiL was formed in April 2013 specifically to develop innovative medical devices to diagnose and manage respiratory conditions. They have been building a platform technology, N-Tidal, based on the measurement and analysis of tidal breathing CO2 throughout the entire breath.
  • Qkine — Growth Factors made for stem cells Animal-free We control every step of protein manufacture ensuring all our products are completely animal-free Total transparency Stringent purity and bioactivity testing data for all proteins - know what you are giving your cells Protein innovation Our R&D team
  • FundamentalVR — A strategic partner helping med-device leaders solve the Competency @ Scale Gap todrive commercial success.
Beringea VC Fund · Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Beringea is an international investor in high growth US & UK businesses. With expertise in multiple sectors we are at the forefront of emerging trends.
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, Analytics
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Evios — At EVIOS, we're on a mission to make Electric Vehicle (EV) charging as simple and smart as possible. By creating truly intuitive products that allow EV drivers to charge their vehicles at home and work, we are changing the game in the industry as it enters mass market.
  • AccessPay — AccessPay develops and offers cloud-based payment and cash management solutions. The company’s cloud-based service provides ease of integration with any ERP, TMS, or other back-end systems. It also enables the straight-through processing of domestic and international payments via BACS, FPS, CHAPS, and SWIFT. By connecting an organization’s backoffice systems with its banks and providing a consolidated view of all banking relationships, AccessPay gives corporate enterprises real-time visibility of all cash balances and offers a detailed analysis, which helps financial professionals maximize the use of working capital. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
  • Iceberg Data Lab — Iceberg Data Lab is a fintech firm that develops assessment tools and provides environmental data solutions to financial institutions.
Paul Heydon Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
30 years as a founder, operator, investor, and advisor. Previously Paul was a Co-Founder and General Partner at LVP. Paul has invested in Supercell (majority acquired by Tencent), Unity (NYSE:U), Matchmade, Radiant Entertainment (acquired by Riot Games), Boomlagoon (acquired by Wargaming), Peak (acquired by Hachette Livre), AppOnboard, FRVR,Starform, Gameclub, Coherence, Lucid Sight, Doppio Games, Capture, Flick, EvenPrime, Tellie & Litho and others. Previously, he was an investment banker at Avista Partners, Commerzbank Securities & ING Barings. He has both a HBA & MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at University of Western Ontario in Canada.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Gaming, Mobile Apps
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, United Kingdom, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Tellie — Create a free website/link-in-bio to market your art, release new music, increase your followers, sell merchandise, and share your portfolio/resume/EPK. Token Gate all.
  • Coherence — Unlock your multiplayer possibilities
  • Glean AI — Glean AI is the only Accounts Payable solution that combines smart automation with spend intelligence and powers Finance teams to drive material savings.
Symvan Capital VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
Award-winning EIS & SEIS technology venture capital fund manager
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Investment focus
  • Information Technology, Software, SaaS
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, Canada, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • BrokerIQ — BrokerIQ is a customer engagement platform built specifically for the insurance and mortgage broker industry. BrokerIQ provides automate digital solutions for insurance and mortgage brokers to engage with their clients.
  • Nossa Data — We are the easiest way for companies to manage their Environmental, Social and Governance reporting. Get templates to the top ESG standards, aggregrate your ESG information into a hub and get peer analytics.
  • Open Advice — The future of hybrid advice.
Chris Bruce Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
Chris was a benefit consultant when he co-founded Thomsons. His role spans every aspect of the business, from engaging with clients to the development of DarwinTM software. This means he is in close contact with HR and benefit specialists globally, understanding the changing benefit landscape.
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Investment focus
  • Recruiting, Internet, Human Resources
  • Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Unmind — Unmind is a workplace mental health platform. We empower employees to measure, understand, and improve their mental wellbeing.
  • HowNow — HowNow is a learning experience platform that helps companies onboard, upskill and support employees faster, everywhere they work.
  • HR DataHub — HR DataHub operates as an HR data benchmarking platform for organizations to tackle issues that are right at the top of the boardroom agenda.
DN Capital VC Fund · Menlo Park, California, United States · 5 investments in the past 12 months
DN Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests primarily in Europe and North America. The firm focuses on companies that plan to establish operations on both sides of the Atlantic, and strives to help its companies build international businesses. Founded in 2000, the company has operations in London and Silicon Valley. DN Capital’sprevious funds are top performers and the firm is one of the lead investors in companies such as Endeca (sold to Oracle), Shazam (one of the world’s leading mobile app), Auto1 (world's largest used car marketplace), Purplebricks (IPO London) and Quandoo (sold to Recruit).
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Investment focus
  • Software, E-Commerce, SaaS
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • United States, Germany, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Filu — Tierversorgung, wann und wie immer du es brauchst. In der Praxis, Zuhause und unterwegs.
  • OXOLO — OMASLOT adalah GAMING ONLINE BERLISENSI RESMI dengan promo event menarik terlengkap yang sangat menguntungkan
  • Lanes & Planes — Lanes & Planes GmbH is the Travel Management solution as Software-as-a-Service that truly maps all areas of the business travel in a digital way.
Michael Whitfield Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
Michael Whitfield - Chairman @ hundo.careers
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Investment focus
  • Recruiting, Enterprise Software, Internet
  • Seed, Series A, Angel
  • United Kingdom, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Unmind — Unmind is a workplace mental health platform. We empower employees to measure, understand, and improve their mental wellbeing.
  • Involve.ai — involve.ai helps you prevent churn, grow revenue, and deliver amazing customer outcomes.
  • HR DataHub — HR DataHub operates as an HR data benchmarking platform for organizations to tackle issues that are right at the top of the boardroom agenda.
Triple Point Ventures VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 11 investments in the past 12 months
Triple Point Ventures is an early stage VC based in London, investing in promising start-ups across multiple sectors including ecommerce, AI, platforms and wider tech. TP's team offers entrepreneurs something a bit different - a fusion of funding and operational expertise, helping investee companies fulfil their growth plans at speed whileensuring teams themselves reach their full potential as they expand.Triple Point has funded many companies, including Skin Analytics, LendInvest, Contis Group, Capital on Tap, Payment Sense, Flatfair and MWS Technology. Several TP-backed companies have featured in start-up charts such as The Sunday Times Tech Track 100. TP recently began raising its second £30 million venture fund to invest in early stage companies who are addressing identified challenges in the B2B or B2B2C world.Triple Point Ventures is the venture capital arm of the wider Triple Point Investment Management group. The Triple Point Group manages over £1.5 billion in assets across multiple strategies including debt, infrastructure, real estate and venture capital. The group was established in 2004 as a UK venture capital trust manager and has continued to provide strong risk-adjusted returns to investors throughout this time.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Ireland
Portfolio highlights
  • Nory AI — All of your restaurant operations managed in one platform, powered by AI. Tools that fuel better decision making and fatter profit margins.
  • Heat Geek — Heat Geek offers expert advice on all aspects of the heating industry. Browse our knowledge hub online now.
  • Tuza — Find the right card machine for your business, with good rates and the best features. Search the top providers in minutes, including Worldpay, Barclaycard, Tyl and Teya.
Oxford Science Enterprises VC Fund · Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom · 6 investments in the past 12 months
Oxford Sciences Innovation is the world’s largest university-partnered venture firm. We work with the University of Oxford to build companies that create fundamental technologies: science-based businesses capable of tackling the planet’s toughest problems. We invest in life science, AI and software, healthcare, and deep tech to create companiestaking on challenges like nuclear fusion, quantum computing and developing treatments and cures for infectious diseases. Founded in 2015, we’ve raised over £600M to create a world-class technology ecosystem, and combine our deep experience with a network of investors, entrepreneurs and sector-experts to find co-investment, build businesses, and hire senior management talent.
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Investment focus
  • Health Care, Biotechnology, Software
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom, United States, Finland
Portfolio highlights
  • Navenio — Navenio is a software technology company that provides location-based services for indoor environments via mobile applications. Its solution provides an improvement on other indoor localization technologies, having the ability to locate people without the need for implementing, managing, or surveying any new building hardware such as beacons orwi-fi. Navenio’s intelligent workforce solution unlocks significant improvements in the efficiency and workflow of staff and teams through automation that is carefully driven from real-world best practice.The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Oxford, England.
  • Sitryx Therapeutics — Sitryx is a biopharmaceutical company focused on regulating cell metabolism to develop first-in-class disease modifying therapeutics in immuno-oncology and immuno-inflammation. The company was co-founded by a team of world-leading scientists from the United States and Europe who have contributed significantly to the field of immunometabolism.Sitryx was founded in 2018 with seed funding from SV Health Investors and raised $30 million Series A funding from an international syndicate of specialist investors including SV Health Investors, Sofinnova Partners, Longwood Fund and GSK. The company has a pipeline of projects at multiple stages of drug discovery. Sitryx is headquartered in Oxford, UK.
  • Oxford Quantum Circuits — Oxford Quantum Circuits developing technology using the power of quantum to do things which have never been achieved before, from enabling life-changing drug discoveries to developing new battery technologies.
NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance VC Fund · Henley In Arden, Warwickshire, United Kingdom · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Mercia Equity Finance is a regional investor that focuses initially on uncovering the hidden value. It uses both of its managed funds and its proprietary capital to invest across four distinct asset classes: venture, private equity, and debt, referred to as their 'Complete Capital Solution’. It aspires to be the first choice for investors,investees, and employees, and, by aspiring to be the first choice, they believe that Mercia will deliver superior returns for business owners, shareholders, and fund investors alike.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, Health Care
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Suiso — Suiso is developing a breakthrough microwave-driven pyrolysis process which generates Hydrogen by decarbonising Natural/Bio Gas. Ventured backed and based in Sheffield UK, Suiso is a winner of the BEIS Low Carbon H2 Supply scheme. It plans to deliver shipping container sized Hydrogen generators, with a capacity to provide of up to 1,000kg ofHydrogen daily. A competitive benchmarking exercise, in the BEIS study, has confirmed that Suiso will have the lowest cost of H2 in a number of key H2 applications and lower Carbon emissions than grid powered electrolysis. By producing Hydrogen at the point of use, Suiso eliminates the expensive distribution costs incurred by large scale centralised H2 producers, one of the primary obstacles to the widespread adoption of Hydrogen. Suiso’s process reduces CO2 emissions by 97%+ versus steam methane reforming, utilizes 80% less energy than electrolysis and has very low equipment capital costs making it one of the most affordable Hydrogen production technologies. Suiso captures the Carbon in the Natural/Bio-Gas in the form of solid Carbon Black which has significant commercial value in the production of tyres, batteries, inks, other applications.
  • Envoke — The engagement Platform for your Virtual Instrument.
  • Invincibles Studio — We're an independent games studio, making exceptional football games for mobile devices that have been downloaded over 50 million times.
Nordic Makers VC Fund · Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden · 2 investments in the past 12 months
We know how much grit and luck it takes to build big companies. That’s why we invest our time and our children’s money in crazy, ambitious founders.Founded by a group of serial entrepreneurs that have built, scaled and exited some of the largest technology companies of the Nordics, Nordic Makers is a seed stage hands-on investor, workingactively with companies to take them to the next level.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Education, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • Denmark, United States, Norway
Portfolio highlights
  • Tjommi — B2C app helping customers get money back from price drops
  • Hyme Energy — Making sustainable energy available, always. Hyme's long duration thermal energy storage system provides clean and reliable steam for heat and power, supporting industries and utilities in their decarbonisation journeys.
  • Pluto.markets — Pluto is the modern investment app for the 100m Europeans living in countries without the EUR.
Seedcamp VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom · 35 investments in the past 12 months
Seedcamp is Europe's seed fund, identifying and investing early in world-class founders attacking large, global markets and solving real problems using technology. The Seedcamp Nation includes over 400 startups building breakout businesses that change the way people live, interact and buy and includes publicly listed UiPath, Wise, and unicornsRevolut, Hopin, Sorare, Pleo, and wefox along with fast-growing businesses such as Grover, viz.ai and Ezra. Seedcamp fast-tracks a founder's vision and creates value through immediate access to smart capital, a lifelong community of support and a global network built upon more than a decade's experience backing exceptional talent.Seedcamp fast-tracks a founder's vision and creates value through immediate access to smart capital, a lifelong community of support, and a global network built upon more than a decade's experience backing exceptional talent.
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Investment focus
  • Software, FinTech, SaaS
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Faks — Faks is an app development company. The company's application allows users to send faster requests, track the status of the requests, and settle any complaints, enabling the pharmacists to maintain a secure relationship with supplier laboratories.
  • Trezy — Trezy is smart & simple software the helps you manage your business with real-time finance insights & automated cash-flow forecasting.
  • Dust — Dust is a platform for creating sophisticated processes based on large language models and semantic search.
Beaubridge VC Fund
Beaubridge is an independently-owned and managed private equity investment firm that invests funds on behalf of institutions, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals. It focuses on small to medium-sized companies and property development opportunities and has built a strong reputation for success. It has invested in 17 different companiesand opportunities since 2005 in a wide variety of sectors including financial services, health, communications, property, and retail opportunities.
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Investment focus
  • Artificial Intelligence, EdTech, Retail
  • Seed, Series A, Funding Round
  • United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Florismart — Florismart helps you find local florists across the United Kingdom to fulfil your floral needs: from gift bouquets to funeral flowers and from wedding flowers to flower workshops.
  • OBRIZUM Group Ltd. — Changing the future of eLearning with OBRIZUM, using Ai to create Automated, Adaptive, and Analytic eLearning.
  • Obrizum — Changing the future of eLearning with OBRIZUM, using Ai to create Automated, Adaptive, and Analytic eLearning.
True. VC Fund · London, England, United Kingdom
A unique model for investing, innovating & growing
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Investment focus
  • E-Commerce, Fashion, Retail
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, United States, France
Portfolio highlights
  • Fable — Fable Home dinnerware brings people together for love, laughter, and storytelling by delivering gorgeous cutlery, tableware, and glassware at affordable prices.
  • Shellworks — Reimaging nature's packaging with beautifully sustainable, truly compostable alternatives to plastic for cosmetics and beauty products.
  • Awe Inspired — We believe in fine jewelry as a vehicle for empowerment. Shop our collection of goddess necklaces, coin necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and more.
GC Angels VC Fund
The Growth Company’s two Angel services, Co-Angel Investment Service and North West Business Angels have recently merged creating a more cohesive offer, enabling increased access to early stage equity funding. The service now known as GC Angels, supports businesses seeking access to angel investment, ranging from £25,000 up to £2m. Developed by GCas the next evolution of its successful Co Angel Investment Service, GC Angels forms part of the GM Combined Authority's response to supporting the early stage investment market, and integrates with the range of wider GC business finance and business support services. It will incorporate the network offer (NWBA); the fee-bearing advisory service (Co Angel) alongside the new GM Co-Investment Fund, providing an innovative, single solution equity funding service.
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Investment focus
  • Software, Information Technology, SaaS
  • Seed, Angel, Pre-Seed
  • United Kingdom, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • HACE — HACE is a specialist data company focused on the sustainable eradication of child labour in corporate supply chains. Our flagship product, the Child Labour Index (CLI), sold into Financial Services, scores and benchmarks a global universe of companies based on their exposure to child labour risk. Powered by AI, with transparency at its core, theCLI provides comprehensive data on company-specific risks relating to corporate governance frameworks and associated public sentiment, alongside generic supply chain risks affecting industry sectors. With an estimated 160 million children involved in child labour, this is a growing, stand-alone human rights and ESG risk issue for companies and investors, warranting dedicated attention. HACE’s data provides greater transparency around this risk, helping companies and their investors engage in better informed dialogue through the Stewardship Toolkit within the Child Labour Index. HACE is a female-founded business with significant experience in child labour risk management. Our commitment is to help our clients minimise their business and investment risks whilst making a difference around this major social challenge.
  • Vector Homes — Vector Homes
  • Simplifai Systems — Simplifai Systems is a provider of a traffic management system that uses artificial intelligence so that it can achieve a number of goals beyond simple congestion control. The company's product generates real-time traffic control strategies that solve complex issues, such as major events, pollution, traffic incidents, and unexpectedcongestion. It exerts real-time control of city-wide traffic management systems such as traffic signals, to achieve a wide variety of citizen-focused and coordinated goals.Simplifai Systems was established in 2017 and is headquartered in Huddersfield, England.
Simon Franks Angel · London, England, United Kingdom
Simon Franks is the founder of Redbus Group. Simon serves on the board of (or advisor to), a number of early stage companies. Simon has won a number of awards for business, including the Sunday Times Fast Track award. In 2013 Simon was selected as one of the world's 100 top innovators by British Airways and was part of the "BAUngrounded" flight for the 2013 G8 summit. Simon is also philanthropically and politically engaged, with a particular interest in issues pertaining to international development and separately, economic policy. Simon was an advisor to Ed Balls and the Labour Party on business, entrepreneurialism and innovation. Simon serves on the advisory board of the Labour campaign for International Development, the advisory board of Campaign Bootcamp, is International Chairman of the Lake Clinic in Cambodia and advisor to Tilganga Hospital in Kathmandu.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Payments, Health Care
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A
  • United Kingdom, Australia, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • 5Mins — 5Mins is the new microlearning platform that helps your employees build in-demand skills fast with AI-powered personalisation and advanced gamification.
  • Oto Health — Take back control of your tinnitus with Oto, the app built by doctors that teaches you how to stop noticing the ringing using clinically proven techniques. Includes CBT, targeted mindfulness, and relaxation. 86% users experience benefits after just 1 month.
  • Pharmacierge — Pharmacierge is the digital e-prescribing service chosen by private clinicians to deliver medication to their patients throughout the UK and worldwide. Clinicians create and transfer e-prescriptions to our pharmacy near London's Harley Street, for free delivery to their patients either the same day or next weekday
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