Top 7 Most Active Seed Investors in N. Ireland

HALO Business Angel Network

HALO represents investor syndicates actively looking for new investment opportunities. The average amount received from Halo angels is £200k.

TechStart NI

The fund can provide up to £250k, with the possibility of follow-on funding. They frequently co-invest to support larger rounds with an average of £500k.


Syndicate Room

The fund operates an online equity crowdfunding platform, through which investors can provide growth funding to pitches of their choice, with an average fundraising amount of £600k

SyndicateRoom frequently co invests with London Business Angels, Cambridge Capital Group and Ascension Ventures


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.