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Find Investors Published:  Feb 19, 2019 1 min read

Top 7 Most Active Seed Investors in N. Ireland

HALO Business Angel Network

HALO represents investor syndicates actively looking for new investment opportunities. HALO angels invest in companies looking to raise over £100k.


TechStart NI

The fund can provide up to £250k, with the possibility of follow-on funding. They also frequently co-invest to support larger rounds.


Syndicate Room

The fund operates an online equity crowdfunding platform, through which investors can provide growth funding to pitches of their choice, usually raising £400k to £5m.

Kernel Capital

The fund’s focus is on businesses that require funding over €1m, but it states that it can invest lower amounts in syndicated earlier rounds.



Typically invests between £100k and £1m. The fund also invests in companies interested in technology from Queen’s University in return for an equity stake and IP collaboration.


Typically works with companies raising between £250k and £1m, with a minimum of £20k. There is no maximum target amount, however the optimum range is between £100k and £150k.


Co-Fund NI

Although Co-Fund NI is one of the most active investors in the region, they invest alongside angel investors and do not accept direct applications from companies.

Did you know?

8 out of 10 UK angel investments are made under  SEIS/EIS. You can find out if you qualify to raise under SEIS/EIS, and apply for SEIS/EIS Advance Assurance from HMRC on SeedLegals.

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