Toucan Ventures supports the growth of creative businesses, providing long term support to creative entrepreneurs in the food & beverage, lifestyle, and retail industries. Toucan connects entrepreneurs with mentors, gurus, partners and services and directs them towards appropriate funding sources. The in-house team provides support to entrepreneurs on business strategy and actively collaborates with them to ensure that they are investment ready.

Entrepreneurs pitch their idea to the Toucan Team by filling out a user-friendly application form on the Toucan website. The applications are then reviewed, based on the following criteria. We are looking for creative businesses:

  • That are based in London or Greater London
  • In the food and beverage, retail, or lifestyle industries
  • That have passionate, committed and ambitious founders
  • With a clear market opportunity
  • That are commercially scalable
Recommendations are then passed to our investment committee, who decide which businesses should progress through the Toucan process. Toucan takes a minority equity stake in every business it supports.

Additional Information

Investor Type Incubators and Accelerators
Services Provided Business Advisors and Mentoring, Incubator / Accelerator, Live Pitch Presentations
Does this organisation invest or provide business funding? No
Investment Opportunities No
Regions Covered London
Sectors Considered Fashion and Design, Food and Drink, Retail
Company Success Fee 6% equity

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