Martlet Capital is the investment arm of the Marshall of Cambridge group and has invested in more than 50 start-ups, since its launch in 2011. We provide patient capital for early-stage IP rich, B2B deep technology and life science start-ups, with a primary focus on companies based in Cambridge.
Our team is comprised of experienced investors and entrepreneurs. Initial sums of capital of £100-150K are invested to help support early-stage companies. Martlet will almost always co-invest with angels and seed funds and has the capacity to follow on in subsequent investment rounds. In addition to capital, we offer support, experience and a network of contacts.
Martlet typically focuses on pre seed and seed stage companies. Potential investees must demonstrate their potential for rapid growth and will usually possess a strong defensible position with respect to their technology, intellectual property and products. In all cases, there must be a strong and demonstratable commercial demand for the technology under development.
Martlet Capital is part of the Marshall Group, an ambitious privately owned company founded in 1909. Headquartered on a 900-acre site in Cambridge, Marshall has three principal arms to the business: Aerospace and Defence; Property; and Ventures.
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|Investor Type||Venture Funds|
|Investment Stage||Start-Up, Early Stage VC|
|Regions Covered||East Midlands, East of England, London, South East, Thames Valley, West Midlands|
|Investment Range||Less than £150k, £150k - £250k, £250k - £500k, £500k - £1m|
|Sectors Considered||Clean Tech and Eco Innovation, Computing and Electronics, Healthcare, Med Tech and Digital Health, Renewables and Energy|
|No. of opportunities selected each year||6-8|
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