Origin CapitalOrigin invests in early-stage businesses across a wide range of individual sectors. Most of our portfolio companies have a technology focus, for example high-value manufacturing, life sciences, software and IT infrastructure, but we also have interests and experience in other fields, including financial services, consumer products and media. The investment transactions we participate in are typically £50k – £2m in round size, with pre-money valuations of £200k – £10m. We also provide finance and consultancy services to investees and to other businesses which are not portfolio companies. Our team comprises individuals with backgrounds in business consultancy, accountancy, finance and venture capital. Each of us has hands-on experience in early-stage enterprises in the sectors where we work.
|Investor Type||Angel Groups|
|Services Provided||Business Advisors and Mentoring, Live Pitch Presentations|
|Investment Stage||Start-Up, Early Stage VC|
|Investment Range||Less than £150k, £150k - £250k, £250k - £500k|
|Sectors Considered||Advertising and Publishing, Aerospace and Defence, Automobile and Transport, Business Products and Services, Clean Tech and Eco Innovation, Computing and Electronics, Consumer and e-commerce, Consumer Technology, Creative Arts and Entertainment, Digital Media and Content, Fashion and Design, Fin Tech, Financial and Professional Services, Food and Drink, Healthcare, Med Tech and Digital Health, Internet of Things, Life Sciences, Logistics and Distribution, Materials and Manufacturing, Mobile and Telecoms, Renewables and Energy, Retail, Social Impact|
|No. of opportunities selected each year||1-4|
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Origin Capital adds Ubio to basket
Origin Capital has invested in web automation company Ubio, in a round led by existing investors....
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Origin Capital and Qi3 Ventures have realised their joint investment in pet health company Lintbells. Origin...
Healthcare exit delivers over 5.5x return for Origin and Wren
Wren Capital and Origin Capital have completed the successful sale of their mutual investment in Monica...
Origin Capital Make Investment and Achieve an Exit
Origin Capital Invest in Naturemetrics: Origin Capital has invested in Naturemetrics, which use DNA and other...
Origin invests in Desktop Genetics
Origin Capital has joined a syndicate of other investors to provide growth funding to Desktop Genetics,...
Origin Capital Deal Summary for 2014
Origin made 4 investments in calendar 2014: A follow-on in semi-conductor business BluWireless Technology, and initial...