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Technology venture investments

Flexible debt and equity packages for innovative technology businesses based in Wales


Investing in technology businesses

We invest seed and growth capital in innovative technology businesses with the ambition and potential to become international market leaders. We’re proud to be a leading UK technology ventures investor. Since 2009 we have invested almost £28 million in 30 companies.

As a fund manager we can invest in innovative technology ventures already based in, or locating to Wales. We can invest from the Wales Technology Venture Investment Fund.

From the £10 million Wales Technology Venture Investment Fund we can:

  • Invest from £50,000 to £2 million
  • Structure the most suitable debt and equity package for your business

Bringing new technology to market

Our investment team has a breadth of sector and investment experience and understands the challenges faced by rapidly growing businesses.  We’re a ‘hands on’ investor and we work closely with our portfolios, especially in strengthening management teams to ensure our investment builds a stronger business.

We have a keen exit focus and help develop exit strategies that give us the best chance of building shareholder value and achieving profitable returns (exits).

Our portfolio

We invest across a range of technology sectors including:

  • Energy & environment
  • Electronics & engineering
  • ICT, software & services 
  • Life sciences
  • Medical technology

See our portfolio highlights.

Making the right introductions

We’ve developed a network of co-investors including other institutional investors, business angels and high net worth individuals.

Our technology venture investment team has strong links with university research centres and access to additional business development support in Wales.

Applying for investment

We invest in technology businesses:

  • Based in Wales
  • That relocate to Wales

To apply for investment you’ll need to demonstrate that your business has:

  • Unique technology targeted at a growing market(s)
  • Novel, robust intellectual property
  • A deliverable commercialisation strategy
  • An experienced and passionate management team 
  • A clear exit plan

Finance Wales has skilfully built an exciting portfolio of high growth, technology based businesses. We are actively seeking new investment opportunities in the very best technology businesses that are forecasting early market penetration or significant growth in revenues.

Steve SmithDirector, Technology Venture Investments


 

What next?

If you are interested in an investment fill in our contact us form to have a member of team contact you back to discuss your application.

 

 
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