WHAT WE DO

We are a dynamic venture team helping daring entrepreneurs create the future - and master the journey from Seed to Series A.

Zipcube

Zipcube operates a meeting room booking platform, allowing businesses to offer their meeting spaces to customers looking to book meeting rooms on an hourly basis.

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CloudNC

CloudNC offers innovative technology to design tooling paths for numerically controlled (NC) machine tools.

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ThirdEye is using deep learning/neural network techniques to analyse CCTV footage in real time in order to identify and highlight specific behaviours as specified by use cases.

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FATMAP

FATMAP, the ground-breaking 3D mobile mapping platform, displays real-world terrain data and provides integrated ‘guidebook’ content straight to your mobile device.

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PassFort

PassFort automates KYC compliance and customer data storage to protect and enable growing regulated businesses online.

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AimBrain

AimBrain offers a biometric security layer for any mobile website or application that dynamically tracks individual user behaviour.

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Attest

The complete platform for high-quality, high-volume market research & insights.

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Touch Surgery

Practice Surgery, any place, any time

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Simply Cook

Restaurant quality meals that you prepare at home in 20 minutes

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eMoov

eMoov is a leading fixed priced estate agent helping customers sell homes quickly and cheaply

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Adludio

Using Sensory Ad Science to create High impact ad formats with 100% brand engagement

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Global App Testing

Connecting mobile app developers with a global community of top quality assurance testers

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Scurri

A solution that helps online merchants manage their carrier networks, reducing complexity and cost.

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User Replay

Customer experience management software that dramatically improves conversion rates.

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Triptease

Driving high value bookings direct to hotels

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SwiftShift

Helping multi site organisations minimise staffing gaps and improve internal communication.

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Raising IT

A flexible software platform that helps nonprofits optimise their on-line presence

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Cluster HQ

Run your databases in Docker and make them as portable as the rest of your app

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carwow

Connecting new car buyers to the right authorised dealers for a better buying experience

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tvbeat

Connecting data from digital, cable, satellite or IPTV networks in a single real time analytics platform.

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OUR INVESTMENTS

Since December 2013 we have invested £20.2m into 21 companies.

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Themes From an Imaginary Fundraising by Paul McNabb

  (Obscure Jack Bruce reference – answers on a postcard please, VCs under the age of 50 need not apply) At Episode 1 we think of ourselves as stage specialists, investing in amazing founders with compelling insight into important problems. We try to be the best partner in leading them on the journey from Seed to Series A. Although our highest-level mandate is for UK businesses targeting software-enabled disruption, we invest opportunistically with no overarching thesis. However, we get asked…

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