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Angel Investors UK List: Nurturing Business Dreams with Financial Support

Curated directory of UK angel investors supporting innovative ventures, a valuable resource for budding entrepreneurs

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We Are Founders Staff

Securing the right angel investor can be the pivot that propels a budding idea into a flourishing reality.

Angel investors bring a unique blend of expertise, insight, and a well-connected web of industry contacts. Networking with these seasoned figures offers you as a founder an opportunity to tap into a reservoir of knowledge honed through personal successes and failures.

By building relationships with angel investors, entrepreneurs can gain not only financial support but also invaluable guidance, mentorship, and access to a world of connections that can amplify their chances of triumph in the business arena.

Ready to make some connections, and boost your chances of success? Great - get started with the list below! If you want something more London centric, check out Angel Networks London: A List of Angel Investment Networks in the UK’s Capital.

Akash Gupta

Self-proclaimed "idiot investor", Akash shines as a standout figure. Having jointly backed ventures like SeedCX (now ZeroHash) and Tandem. He steadfastly aids and motivates founders through by challenging their status quo, unlike many who seek to withdraw. His tireless mentorship is truly remarkable.

Alan Morgan

Alan, a founding member of MMC, leads their Investment Committee and heads Adfisco, specialising in nurturing fintech startups.

Andrea Zitna

Andrea, a seasoned practitioner now an investor, carries over 15 years of strategic expertise in health, tech, and consumer domains. Leading Speedinvest's London-based digital health division.

Andrew Robb

Andrew is a seasoned figure in the ecommerce realm, having most recently held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Farfetch. His skill set encompasses leadership, strategic acumen, marketing prowess, product development, business expansion, forging strategic partnerships, and navigating venture financing.

Andrew Webster

Andrew embarked on the journey of founding DesignMyNight in 2010. He spearheaded the creation of three SAAS platforms and a successful discovery brand, amassing 2 million unique users. His leadership led to a team expansion to 70 members before ultimately selling to the Access Group in 2019. Presently, Andrew thrives as an engaged angel investor, partnering with visionary founders across London, Africa, and the US.

Anton Wellenreiter

Anton is a dedicated investor and advisor in early-stage tech ventures. Co-Founder of Charlotte Street Capital, you can also explore pre-seed funding opportunities for your tech startup at charlottestreetcapital.com.

Roberta AKA Betta Lucca

Roberta Lucca, also known as Beta Lucca, is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Bossa Games, a highly successful and innovative British video game studio in Europe. She is recognized as one of Forbes' Top 50 Women in Tech and has been featured in prominent media outlets such as the Financial Times, BBC News, WIRED, CNBC, Guardian, and Sky News.

Chantal Noble Haldorsen

Charles Wigoder, an English telecommunications entrepreneur, is known for his pivotal role in transforming Peoples Phone and Telecom Plus into thriving and prosperous ventures.

Charles Delingpole

ComplyAdvantage - The leader in AI-driven financial crime risk and detection technology powered by Complydata, the world's hyperscale source of financial risk insights.

Charles Wigoder

Charles Wigoder, an English telecommunications entrepreneur, is known for his pivotal role in transforming Peoples Phone and Telecom Plus into thriving and prosperous ventures.

Dalia Aga-Shaw

Dalia, a senior investor at British International Investment plc (BII), a prominent global impact investment firm, boasts a remarkable history of achieving both financial and impact-driven results through direct and LP investments across various regions. Her expertise extends to crafting impact and ESG investment strategies, fostering ESG value, and gauging impact performance.

Damien Lane

Damien Lane, a founding partner and Venture Partner at Episode 1 Ventures, is an accomplished Angel Investor. He holds positions as a Board Member at PerchPeek and Triptease, as well as at Riskbook. Additionally, he currently serves as a Board Member at Huboo and Sapien Health. Prior to his involvement with Episode 1, Damien was a member of the Ventures team at Octopus Investments. With 18 years of experience in the private equity industry, including roles at Electra Partners and Cognetas, he brings a wealth of expertise.

Sir David Verey, CBE

Sir David Verey, CBE, currently serves as a Senior Advisor to Freshminds. After completing his English degree at Cambridge University, he embarked on his career in investment banking at Lazard Brothers, where he spent nearly three decades and eventually held the position of Chairman until 2001. He has held board positions at Pearson plc, Cazenove, Blackstone UK, the Daily Mail & General Trust, LMS Capital plc, Sofina SA, and the Supervisory Board of Bank Gutmann.

David Pearce

David Pearce, an accomplished entrepreneur, technologist, and distinguished member of the Top 100 UK Angel Investors, brings strategic vision and extensive expertise to the realm of startup investments.

Dinika Mahtani

Investor @ Cherry Ventures | ex-Uber

Dr. Jamil Shah Foridi

Doctor; Digital Health Clinician and CEO; Blockchain; Finance; Academia: MB BChir MBA MA(Cantab) BA (Neuroscience) PG Dip (Digital Health Leadership)

Dr Jonathan Milner

Dr. Jonathan Milner, Founder of Abcam plc and a seasoned entrepreneur and investor, is dedicated to supporting UK life science startups. He established Abcam in 1998, a leading research reagent provider. With a background in Molecular Genetics, he's mentored over 80 companies and continues to work with HealX,

Dr Pamela Walker

Dr. Pamela Walker, a healthcare investment and strategic growth specialist, boasts a PhD from the University of Oxford's Medical Sciences division and holds an Executive MBA from the same institution, with the prestigious Forté Foundation scholarship for women. Her career focuses on strategy consulting and investment in MedTech and Life Sciences, excelling in IP, due diligence, market assessments, value creation, asset commercialization, clinical trials, digital transformations, expansion strategy, acquisition advisory, and market insight.

Eamon Jubbawy

Founder and CEO of Isometric, The carbon removal registry and science platform.

Ellie Asgari

Interested in artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare, kidney disease, transplantation and governance. Excited to see how AI can transform the way we practice medicine and love to be part of the transformation.

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