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Cambridge Angels group

Investor type Angel Group
Founders David Cleevely Doug Richard Robert Sansom Sherry Coutu

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Total investments 111
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 90
Rounds per year 4.83
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 9
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biotechnology
  • Machine Learning
Summary

In 1999 was created Cambridge Angels group, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the Cambridge.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Cambridge Angels group is 1-5 millions dollars. This Cambridge Angels group works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this VC is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Cambridge Angels group, startups are often financed by Cambridge Capital Group, Nesta Ventures, University of Cambridge Enterprise. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Parkwalk Advisors, IQ Capital, Amadeus Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Draper Esprit, Parkwalk Advisors, Cambridge Innovation Capital.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Healx, Featurespace, Netronome Systems Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Pharmaceutical, Analytics. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The current fund was established by David Cleevely, Doug Richard, Robert Sansom, Sherry Coutu. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Spirea Ltd.

Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$3M14 Jun 2022 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Stamp Free

Digital Marketing
Digital Media
Information Technology
$822K23 May 2022 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Pommelhorse

Software
$856K03 May 2022 -

Qureight

Health Care
$2M02 Feb 2022 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Closed Loop Medicine

Health Care
Pharmaceutical
Therapeutics
$17M03 Nov 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Forefront RF

Semiconductor
$2M11 Aug 2021 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

ScaleXP

Analytics
Cloud Data Services
Software
$822K18 May 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

ConcR

Health Care
$684K01 Apr 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Antiverse

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Software
$1M15 Mar 2021 Cardiff, United Kingdom
News
Forefront RF Raises £1.5M in Funding

– Forefront RF is a fabless semiconductor company based in Cambridge, UK.
– The company raised £1.5m in funding.
– The round was led by Science Creates Ventures with participation from Foresight Williams Technology, BGF, and The Cambridge Angels.
– The new investment will be used to expand the team and accelerate the launch of its products.

ScaleXP Raises £600K in Seed Funding

– ScaleXP from London develops a SaaS platform for small businesses to consolidate their financial and sales data.
– Series A funding round of £600k was led by Cambridge Angels, Angel Academe, Syndicate Room and Founders Factory.
– The new investment will be used to develop the company’s platform and services, as well as accelerate customer acquisition.
– In conjunction with the funding, Alex Hirsch will take a position on the ScaleXP advisory board.

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