Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • PropTech • Other • IT (& TMT) • Hospitality (& Events) • Media • Education • BioTech • AgroTech • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Sales (& Marketing) • Cosmetics (& Fashion) • Entertainment (& Sports) • IoT (& Wearables) • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Cannabis • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Gaming (& eSports) • Advertising • Analytics • AR/VR • Autonomous vehicles (& Cars) • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Developer tools • Future Of Work • Food & Beverage • GovTech • Human Resources • Impact • Insurance (& InsurTech) • Local commerce • Logistics (& Distribution) • Material Science • Medical Devices (& Hospital Services) • Messaging • Payments • Robotics • Mobile Apps • Aerospace (& Defense) • Real Estate (& Construction) • SaaS • DeepTech • FoodTech • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Incubators • Music • Investment Management • LegalTech • Life Science • Mobile • Mobility • Nanotechnology • Nonprofits • Oncology • Pets • Online Social • Consumer • Pharmaceutical (& Medicine) • Restaurants • Oil & Gas (& Mining) • Woman Focused • Industrials • Film Production (& Distribution) • Semiconductors • 3D Printing
Seed, Series A, Early Stage
U.S.A. • U.K. • Israel • Europe
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About The Fund
Octopus Ventures is a venture capital firm based in London and New York. The firm invests in property finance, healthcare and energy. It is a part of the Octopus group and was founded in 2007. The firm aims to help entrepreneurs to scale globally and achieve impractical, lasting success.
Octupus ventures invest from £1 million for Seed to £10 million for Series B with the ability to fund the companies backed right through to IPO, with an average investment of £4.5m. The firm is committed to supporting its portfolio companies in the long term and will look to make subsequent follow on rounds.
Their investment team is built to specialise in the five areas where we they the most potential for growth and innovation: health, fintech, deep tech, consumer and B2B software. Since 2008 they have backed over 130 teams, including Zoopla Property Group, Secret Escapes, Depop and Cazoo. With £1.7 billion under management and investing over £200 million a year, Octopus Ventures is one of the largest and most active venture investors in Europe.
Founded in 2000, Octopus Venture Capital Trusts is managed by Octopus Ventures, and represent UK’s largest VCT, Octopus Titan VCT2. Octopus Ventures have built a reputation for backing innovative businesses that have gone on to be household names, including Depop, Graze and Zoopla.
They recently launched their Octopus Future Generations VCT to invest in businesses that are helping to build a sustainable planet, empower people, or revitalise healthcare.
We invest in the people, the ideas and the industries that will help change the world. Our investment team is built to specialise in the five areas where we see the most potential for growth and innovation: Health, Fintech, Deep Tech, Consumer and B2B software.