For Investors

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The techSPARK Investment Activator supports investment activity across the region, we have pulled together some useful statistics and information to help you understand all the great things that are happening here.

We have released our 2023 Annual Report on South West Equity Investment. This report provides an overview of the key moments and raises from across the 2023 finance landscape. Discovering the winners and losers in a transformative year for investment raising.

For a downloadable version you can check out our 2023 Annual Report.

You can also see our 2022 Report here.

Silicon Gorge Investor Showcase happens in May, shining a light on 10-12 of the best startups and scaleups in the region all looking for between £100k – £2m.

Alumni of Silicon Gorge include Immersive Labs and Martin Bysh from Huboo, who have raised £68m and £60m in 2021 alone, plus many others who have raised millions since they pitched: Lettus Grow, KETS Quantum Security, Yellowdog, TravelLocal, Virti, Neighbourly to name just a few.

At each event we have a small panel to help bring out any extra details from the pitchers, and previous panellists include Jean de Fougerolles, Managing Partner at Ascension Ventures, Charles Grimsdale, Angel and Founder at Eden Ventures, Lisa Matthews, Portfolio Manager at Jenson Funding Partners, and Simon Murdoch, Managing Partner at Episode 1.

The next Silicon Gorge Investor Showcase will take place on the afternoon of 4th June 2024, sign up to our mailing list to receive an invite, or contact for more details.

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South West Investment Overview