UK Start-up Investment

There are a number of ways to find startup investment in the UK:

  1. Angel investors & Angel Syndicates:
    Angel investors are individuals who provide capital to startups in exchange for ownership equity. There are many angel investors in the UK, and you can find them through networking events, pitch competitions, and online databases, like our downloadable UK investor contact list.

  2. Venture capital firms:
    Venture capital firms invest in startups in exchange for ownership equity. There are many venture capital firms in the UK that focus on investing in early-stage companies. You can find them through our UK investor contact list.

  3. Crowdfunding platforms:
    Crowdfunding platforms such as Seedrs and Crowdcube allow startups to raise capital from a large number of individual investors.

  4. Incubators and accelerators:
    Incubators and accelerators such as Seedcamp and Techstars provide startups with funding, mentorship, and other resources to help them grow and develop.

  5. Government schemes:
    The UK government offers a number of schemes to support startups, including the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS).

It's worth noting that finding investment can be a challenging process, and it is advisable for startups to seek professional advice and support.