One Planet Capital - Declan Mcevillyhttps://www.oneplanet.capital Declan@oneplanet.capital 7931472140
Oxford Innovation Finance - Richard Cooper
Oxford Innovation Finance is the home of the Oxford Innovation EIS Growth Fund and OION, one of the oldest and largest Angel Investment Networks in the UK. Providing investors with the opportunity to invest in pre-screened opportunities either directly through our Angel Network or indirectly via our EIS Fund, and providing companies with the opportunity to secure investment from a large, diverse investor base. We look at technology companies from across the UK with a focus on Oxford and make sure we have a diversified portfolio across technology sectors. There is a focus on using the Oxford Innovation network and angel investors with industry experience to support the companies . Oxford Innovation has over thirty years’ experience of incubating and accelerating high growth businesses through the operation of a network of innovation centres across large parts of the UK, and through Oxford Innovation Advice who provide a range of coaching support for innovative businesses.
Love Ventures - Marcus Love
Love Ventures is a new EIS Fund investing in seed to Series A technology companies with exceptional founders in the FinTech, PropTech and ConsumerTech sectors. The Love Ventures team consists of two Partners with a strong track record of founding, investing and exiting technology startups and backing successful companies like Revolut, Chip, Crowdcube, Secret Spa and Vita Mojo. They are supported by four exceptional advisers with experience at PayPal Ventures, Skyscanner, The Instant Group and Google. Overall they are a team of successful entrepreneurs and investment professionals with many years of experience operating in the UK’s seed/early-stage ecosystem. The Fund offers a unique opportunity to gain access to a portfolio of 8-10 of the fastest growing early-stage companies in the UK. The team are experts in finding these opportunities, often off-market, and uncovering the next gems of tomorrow. There is a very strong ‘why now’ case for investing in the UK early-stage technology sector. Covid has caused widespread disruption which has been global and touched all industries. Technology companies which were already flourishing before the pandemic have adapted quickly and are thriving.