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Active early stage investors in UK FinTech startups

Published:  Jun 11, 2019
Noelle Baquiche

Combined these 11 VCs invested in the highest volume of UK Fintech Startups in 2019.


1. Seedcamp


Seedcamp is a software, Fintech and digital media sector focused venture capital firm that usually invests between £100k and £2m in UK based firms. The firm only invests in businesses in their early stages.


2. Amadeus Capital Partners


Amadues Capital Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in small and medium companies with an emphasis on artificial intelligence and machine learning, health technology, consumer services and Fintech.


3. Localglobe


Localglobe is a venture capital firm that invests in London based technology businesses. It usually invests in small and medium early growth stage firms.


4. Par Equity


Par Equity VC typically invests in Scottish and UK businesses focussing on media, cleantech, Fintech and communications. It prefers companies that presenting high growth potential and clear global application.


5. Anthemis


Anthemis is a global venture capital firm that invests in small and medium Fintech businesses and startups, especially in the UK and the US.


6. Maven Capital Partners

Scotland, London

Maven Capital Partners typically invests between £1m and £15m in small and medium size companies in their early stages in the UK. It requires companies to have a strong market position and credible marketing strategy.


7. Calculus Capital


Calculus Capital is a UK based venture capital firm that typically invests between £2m and £5m in UK based businesses in the technology, energy, oil and gas, and support services sectors.


8. Balderton Capital


Balderton is one of the UK’s largest VC firms and has just raised £400m to invest at Series A. Past FinTech investments include Revolut, Wagestream and Nutmeg.


9. Forward Partners


Forward Partners typically invests between £250k and £1m in UK based software, digital media and technology firms. The firm invests in both pre seed and seed firms.


10. Frontline Ventures  

London, Ireland

Frontline Ventures invests between €100k and €2m in ambitious seed stage B2B businesses which focus on software, Fintech, big data, internet and mobile. It invests in companies operating in the UK and Ireland.


11. Index Ventures


Index Ventures is a venture capital firm which typically invests in Fintech, software, business services and communications globally. They are particularly interested in firms with innovative and disruptive business ideas with large market opportunity.


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