Here are the UK venture capital firms that startups should know about


The UK's tech sector continues to grow, with more investments being made than ever before. Figures from a report by Octopus Ventures found that the UK remains the European leader in investment with a 255 percent increase in UK investments since 2008.

In 2017, venture capital investment in the UK's tech sector attracted over £2.9 billion, according to figures from PitchBook.

Venture capital firms based in the UK offer different levels of investments at different stages in a company's growth, with most focusing on specific industry verticals. We list some of those firms here.

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