Venture capital

Funding growth

If you are an ambitious technology company seeking investment we offer funding for growth. We can also provide liquidity for existing shareholders.

We typically invest up to £20 million but can invest more in partnership with other investors, including the investors in our own funds. Your time is precious so we run an efficient internal investment process.

We align ourselves with management ambitions and invest at the growth stage so most of the teams we back still hold a significant equity stake at exit.

Investment amount: up to £20 million

Sector focus

Enterprise software, consumer internet, technology enabled services

Geographic focus

UK or European base

You will meet our criteria if you are:

  • market leading

  • with an ambitious, entrepreneurial management team

  • operating a business model that is sustainable and differentiated

  • addressing global markets

  • demonstrating fast revenue growth but might not yet be profitable

  • seeking a strong, pragmatic investment partner with real experience of the challenges and delivery of growth

  • looking to create significant shareholder value

You won't meet our investment criteria if you are:

  • seed or early stage

  • a pre-revenue business

For over 20 years our experience, networks and strategic input have proven to improve business growth and increase shareholder value. To discuss investment that works for you please contact us.

SEP completely understands the Matchesfashion.com proposition and our vision of how to grow the business across an omni-channel platform. SEP is playing a key part in developing our corporate strategy and building our board.

Tom Chapman, Joint Chairman, Matchesfashion.com