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Amadeus Capital Partners [2021]

Finance and Risk Capital

Impact for scaleups


UK companies backed


Follow-on investments


Investments outside of London


Growth-stage investments

Amadeus Capital Partners is a global technology investor that invests in companies requiring early investment and growth capital with global potential. Alongside investment Amadeus supports scaling businesses with technical insight, operational experience and access to a global network. They connect portfolio companies to additional support for innovation and growth including access to mentors and NEDs. 

In the period between January 2014 to June 2021, the firm invested a total of £930m in 47 UK-based companies in 83 rounds of fundraising. The average investment was £11.3m.

The firm follows three investment strategies: providing seed, start-up and scaleup capital for early stage companies with exceptional IP based in, or growing from the UK; primary and secondary investments in high-growth technology companies; and growth capital investments in tech-enabled consumer and business services in emerging markets. Its areas of focus cover AI & machine learning, online consumer services, cyber security, digital health and medical technology, digital media, enterprise SaaS, fintech, regtech and insurtech. 

The firm has offices in Cambridge, London, San Francisco and Cape Town. It is a partner with the British Business Bank on the Enterprise Capital Fund programme. Its latest £110m Amadeus V Technology Fund includes a cornerstone commitment by British Patient Capital. One-third of the firm’s early stage investment team are women.

Notable scaleups in their current portfolio include Graphcore, FiveAI, Congenica, and Seldon.

Amadeus Capital Partners [2021] website