Our Investors

 Our Investors

IP Group plc (www.ipgroupplc.com)

IP Group is a leading intellectual property commercialisation company which focuses on evolving great ideas, mainly from it's partner universities, into world changing businesses. The group has pioneered a unique approach to developing these ideas and the resulting businesses by providing access to business building expertise, capital (through it's 100% owned FCA authorised subsidiaries, IP Capital and Parkwalk Advisors), networks, recruitment and business support.

IP Group has a strong track record of success and it's portfolio comprises holdings in early-stage to mature businesses across life sciences and technology sectors. IP Group is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange under the code IPO.

The Company’s portfolio comprises holdings in over 160 companies.


Scottish Investment Bank (www.scottish-enterprise.com)

The Scottish Investment Bank is a division of Scottish Enterprise operating Scotland-wide in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise. It manages a suite of funds including the Scottish Seed Fund; the Scottish Co-investment Fund; the Scottish Venture Fund; the Scottish Plastics Loan Fund and the Renewable Energy Investment Fund. It is the cornerstone investor in the privately-managed Scottish Loan Fund. These support Scotland’s SME funding market to ensure businesses with growth and export potential have adequate access to capital. SIB also provides a team of financial readiness specialists to help companies prepare for new investment and more easily access finance from the private sector.  See www.scottish-enterprise.com for more.

Sussex Place Ventures (https://www.spventures.com/)

Sussex Place Ventures is an early stage venture capital investor which backs entrepreneurs building:

  • software and digital companies
  • businesses with strong patent-protectable technology.

SPV are an independently managed venture capital company owned by London Business School.

  • Published: 09.04.2019