Here are the angel groups, networks and syndicates that have invested most in London startups across 2016 / 2017
Typically invest between £60k and £4m and focus on bringing proven products and themes to market.
Angel Investment Network
Investment ranges between £10k and £10m from over 200,000 registered investors.
Angels Den Angel Network
Investments typically range between £100k – £600k. The fund provides pitching and ‘SpeedFunding’ events as part of its Angel Club package, which includes pitch coaching, a half hour pitch at a Club event, and the opportunity to meet the angel network.
Angels in MedCity
Typically invests in the healthcare, medical technology and life sciences sectors with an average ticket size of £300k
The network of 50+ investors typically invests between £50k and £500k although it may well commit further funds over several rounds.
Cambridge Capital Group
Typically invests between £50k and £500k as part of a larger funding round. CCG provides investment for technology development and for the commercialisation of intellectual property.
Clearly Social Angels
Network of 700+ high net worth (HNW) individuals who invest. As well as funding, they also provides business support and financial advisory services including business plan review and financial projections.
Fig works with companies across any sector, typically looking to raise £500k to £5m.
The fund co-invests with domain experts in the sectors of SaaS/Cloud Infrastructure, Digital Media, Fintech and E-Commerce/Marketplaces.
FSE Angel Group
Individual investors in the network typically invest between £10k and £50k , frequently collaborating to form larger rounds. The fund invests in companies at the following stages post proof of concept and at or close to revenue generation in addition to later stage revenue generation.
Galvanise Capital is an angel syndicate focusing on high growth start ups in the digital space. Typically invests between £150k and £1m.
Green Angel Syndicate
The fund’s preferred investment size is between £150k and £500k with a strong focus on the green energy space, but will consider all kinds of green technologies.
Hotspur Capital Partners
Typically invests a participation in larger rounds of £1m to £3m. Hotspur has been less active since 2017.
London Business Angels (now Newable)
London Business Angels was acquired by Newable in 2017. Newable invests in SEIS/EIS qualifying startups, raising an average of £700k, typically with a B2B focus and an interest in Deep Tech.
Minerva Business Angel Network
Based out of the Midlands, Minerva typically invests between £40k and £300k.
Mustard Seed Impact
Typically invests in rounds of between £300k and £2.5m in startups with both a strong commercial and social impact element.
Wild Blue Cohort
WBC typically co-invest with other angel groups in rounds of up to £1m. In addition to growth capital they provide mentorship programmes, office space, and access to its network of investors and entrepreneurs.
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.