Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 72
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 69
Rounds per year 9.00
Lead investments 24
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Food and Beverage
  • Information Technology

In 2014 was created Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the Sheffield.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 2 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Pimberly, ITS Technology Group, MicroBioSensor. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Computer, Information Technology.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, startups are often financed by Volker Hirsch, Seneca Partners, SBRI Healthcare. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are NPIF u2013 Mercia Equity Finance, Mercia Technologies, Maven Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Shadow Foundr, Praetura Ventures, Northern Stars.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 17 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. This Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund works on 27 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund is 5-10 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Technology
$2M21 Dec 2021 Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Advanced Bacterial Sciences

$685K09 Dec 2021 Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom

PFS Global

Building Material
$1M24 Jun 2021 Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Impulse Decisions

$200K27 May 2021 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

Lunac Therapeutics

$6M17 May 2021 Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Pure Pet Food

Food and Beverage
03 May 2021 Calderdale, England, United Kingdom


Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
$300K09 Apr 2021 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

Soccer Manager

Developer Tools
Online Games
$4M23 Feb 2021 United Kingdom, England

Denson Automotive

Recreational Vehicles
$137K18 Feb 2021 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom
Soccer Manager Raises £3M in Funding

– Soccer Manager from Preston, UK, raised £3m in funding.
– The round was led by its existing investor Mercia’s own funds, the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund and the Government’s Future Fund.
– The company intends to use the funds to grow its user base in the Middle East and Far East through local language translations, further develop its SM 2022 game which is due to launch this autumn, and relaunch its original multi-player game, SM World, by creating new apps and adding new features.


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