UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund Founded 2002
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Total investments 58
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 43
Rounds per year 2.26
Lead investments 14
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.33
Exits 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Biotechnology
Health Care
Industrial
Lifestyle
Software
Summary

In 2002 was created UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Harwell. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight P2i, Crescendo Biologics, The Electrospinning Company. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Electronics, Pharmaceutical.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, startups are often financed by Newable Private Investing, Sofinnova Partners, Providence Investment Company Limited. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Oxford Technology Management, Midven, Development Bank of Wales. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Newable Private Investing, Midven, Oxford Technology Management.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Cytoseek
Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
Pharmaceutical
Seed
4M16 Mar 2021 United Kingdom, Bristol
Antiverse
Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Software
Seed
1M15 Mar 2021 United Kingdom, Cardiff
NanoSyrinx
Biotechnology
Medical
Therapeutics
Seed
30 Sep 2020 United Kingdom, Coventry
Atelerix
Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Venture - Series Unknown
83K03 Sep 2020 United Kingdom, Newcastle upon Tyne
Early Stage Venture
28M04 Jun 2020
Ikarovec
Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Seed
3M05 Feb 2020 United Kingdom, Cambridge
Pencil Biosciences
Biotechnology
Health Care
Seed
692K12 Dec 2019 United Kingdom, " United Kingdom"}
Cytoseek
Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
Pharmaceutical
Seed
1M25 Nov 2019 United Kingdom, Bristol
C-Major Medical
Health Care
Medical
Early Stage Venture
08 Oct 2019 United Kingdom, " United Kingdom"}
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