Concept Ventures is the UKs largest dedicated pre-seed fund at £50M, backing founders laser-focused on reshaping how we work, play, and learn.
Being first-cheque investors, we understand the importance of being flexible, founder-first partners at the earliest of stages. We invest up to £750k initially and can shape or join your rounds of up to £2m, also reserving a portion of our fund to support you to Series A and beyond.
You should always know exactly where you are in our process. The diagram below outlines the steps and process to reaching Investment Committee (IC) stage.
An initial meeting to discuss the opportunity and get to know you. We ask founders to send us material such as pitch decks beforehand
Our Junior investment team tends to join this second phase to give visibility to members who may work on the investments.
At this stage we bring in a Partner with relevant experience and will dive deeper into the business, team and market.
A 15 min presentation followed by 30mins Q&A in front of the full investment team. We make a decision same day.
Following a successful exit last year, the firm funded a school in India, providing education for over 300 children per year.
You can read more about the Venture Pledge here.