Scale-Up Programmes

Notion Capital

Specialises in seed and Series A investments but has an $80m growth fund to provide later-stage follow-on capital for portfolio companies. Invests exclusively in the B2B and SaaS sectors.

Located in London and investing across Europe, Notion Capital typically invests between £250,000-£5m, the average size of the investment rounds into UK companies in which it has participated since 2011 is £6.73m. During this period, the fund has provided follow-on investments for 16 of the 33 UK companies that it has backed. Notion has contributed to nine investments into UK scaleups since 2011 worth a total of £108m.

Of the 59 investments made by the firm since the start of 2011, 21 have been to companies based outside of London.
The fund offers knowledge, resources and pro-active support to its portfolio companies through its venture platform. This fosters active collaboration among its portfolio companies, shares knowledge to create “a powerful collective intelligence,” and creates a network with “deep domain expertise.” The founders say that their strategy is “to be the investor we wish we’d had.”

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If you know any national or local scaleup programmes that you want to recommend as a potential case study for the Institute to consider please do get in touch: info@scaleupinstitute.org.uk

Notion Capital

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