The 5 investor personality types — and how to pitch them
From spreadsheet scrutinisers to hobbyists, as a founder you’ll encounter different types of investors - here's how to p...
Martlet is a corporate angel investment group that invests between £10k and £100k. The fund provides patient capital, as well as general support and access to its network of connections.
A consortium of successful entrepreneurs reinvesting into the next generation.
Cambridge Capital Group is a leading angel group of over 80 investors and private venture funds investing in hi-tech businesses and backing technology start-ups in the region since 2001.
The fund operates an online equity crowdfunding platform, through which investors can provide growth funding to pitches of their choice, typically raising £400k to £5m.
Parkwalk is one of the UK’s most active Seed investors, investing in innovative UK growth companies across various stages of their development.
Typically invests between £50k and £500k in tech and scientific discoveries at the Cambridge University.
The accelerator provides each team with £10k investment, as well as capital for accommodation during the programme. In just less than 50% of cases, it will then fund each company with an additional £80k.
Invests between £1k and £2m. The fund can invest up to £5m in total per company.
Hambro Perks participate in deals of an average fundraising size of £1.6m. The stake taken by investors in these deals averaged 24.0% at a £3.65m pre-money valuation*.
Typically invests between £1m and £3m, with a maximum of £5m. The fund has £75m of funds under management. The fund is sector agnostic, but generally looks for products or services that aim to improve lifestyle.
The fund was established in 2015 with the intention of investing around £20m per year over 5 years.
Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) has participated in 26 fundraisings totalling £233m with an average fundraising size of £8.97m*.
A venture capital firm based in Birmingham, working with entrepreneurs across the UK. Typically invests between £25k and £500k at seed and venture stage.
Typically invests $1m and $20m in technology companies, across Communications and networking, Hardware and software, Media, E-commerce, Medtech and Cleantech.
* Starred statistics kindly provided by Beauhurst.