IP Group Plc

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders David Norwood Michael Burychka


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Total investments 218
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 124
Rounds per year 10.90
Lead investments 30
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 18
Key employees 25
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing

IP Group Plc is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2001. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the London.

The current fund was established by David Norwood, Michael Burychka. We also calculated 25 valuable employees in our database.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Oxford Nanopore Technologies, WaveOptics, Yoyo Wallet. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Health Diagnostics. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The average startup value when the investment from IP Group Plc is 100-500 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This IP Group Plc works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the IP Group Plc, startups are often financed by Innovate UK, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Lansdowne Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Northstar Ventures, Lansdowne Partners, Oxford Technology Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lansdowne Partners, Invesco, Northstar Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ieso Digital Health

Health Care
$53M23 Nov 2021 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom


Consumer Electronics
Software Engineering
Virtual Reality
$82M17 Nov 2021 Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Artios Pharma

Medical Device
$150M27 Jul 2021 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Mobilion Systems

Life Science
$60M13 Jul 2021 Chadds Ford Township, Pennsylvania, United States

Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Health Diagnostics
$267M04 May 2021 Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Intrinsic Semiconductor Technologies

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$1M22 Mar 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

C-Capture Limited

$10M23 Feb 2021 Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Carisma Therapeutics

Health Care
Life Science
$47M07 Jan 2021 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


3D Technology
Computer Vision
Consumer Electronics
Information Technology
$2M05 Nov 2020 England


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