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Index Ventures

Finance and Risk Capital

Impact for scaleups

49

Companies backed

37%

Follow-on investments

6%

Investments outside of London

43

Growth-stage investments

Key sectors

Building & Construction Creative, digital, film, games & media Defence & security Engineering / Advanced Engineering Environmental Science & Technology Farming, fisheries & forestry Finance Food & drink Healthcare Impact ventures / Social Impact Life Sciences & Biotech Manufacturing / Advanced Manufacturing Professional services Technology & Communications Transport & Logistics

Index Ventures is a multi-stage VC firm, making equity investments at seed, venture and growth stage. With its main offices in London and San Francisco, the firm focuses on life sciences, medical technology, digital media, e-commerce and software. The firm invests in companies based in the US, Europe and Israel.

Index typically invests between $100,000-$2m in seed-stage companies and up to £50m for growth-stage companies; the average size of investment rounds into UK companies since 2012 is £15.1m.

Between January 2012 to June 2019, the fund has provided follow-on investments for 29 of the 49 UK companies that it has backed. Notable UK scaleups in its current portfolio include Deliveroo, Transferwise, Revolut, Moo and Secret Escapes.

                       

Index Ventures website