We are early-stage investors who take a hands-on role to ensure long-term success.
We are entrepreneurs and funders, operators and investors. We have raised money, run businesses and grown operations.
Based in London and Oxford, our team has deep experience in finance and fundraising strategies, entrepreneurship, business growth and angel investing.
Our mission is to support a network of entrepreneurs developing very early-stage, insight-driven, science-led businesses.
We work in partnership to develop concepts and business models. We provide early capital and fundraising advice.
Our entrepreneurs are academics and researchers, driven by insight, evidence and the desire to make a difference. We are neutral on sector and business model, preferring to look at the right markets and right individuals.
"The New Atlantis" was a novel by Sir Francis Bacon that described a future society based on knowledge and discovery.
First published in 1627, it anticipated the modern research university. Bacon's writing led to the formation of scientific societies like the Royal Society.
We have huge ambition for the businesses we work with.
Our approach to start-up investing is underpinned by four key beliefs:
Learn more about our mission, our philosophy and how we work with early-stage ventures by downloading our white paper.