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Designed specifically to help start-ups grow and scale better, and faster.
At Sapphire Capital Partners, we have worked with many crowdfunding and angel investment platforms and have a clear understanding of what they expect and the processes to become listed. Over the years, we have partnered with several organisations to help companies raise the fund's start-ups so desperately need to both seed and scale-up their company.
We have also partnered with other exceptional businesses who offer a range of solutions to help early-stage companies with specific needs. Our Strategic Partners are tried and tested by Sapphire to ensure they meet our very high standards.
We appreciate that every business’ situation is different in these challenging times; so whether you’re considering short-term funding options now, or evaluating your longer-term funding strategy in preparation for the global bounce-back, Crowdcube is here to help.
At Crowdcube, they will stand by your side to help you through this period. Crowdcube was inspired by an unshakable belief in entrepreneurs that dream big, push at the edges and want to make a difference, big and small.And we were spurred on by making equity investment accessible, so exciting businesses could harness the belief they get from customers, investors and friends to fuel a more wonderful tomorrow.
If you would like to discuss your business funding options with an expert, please fill out the form and the Crowdcube team will be delighted to walk you through your potential funding journey.
Swoop simplifies and speeds-up access to loans, grants and equity funding for young businesses. Through a combination of their funding experience, their matching technology and their 1000+ providers, they can assess your needs quickly and match you to the right funding solution.
Simply register an account for free and within minutes you could be matched to all available finance options. Swoop works with over 1,000 funding providers from mainstream banks, alternative lenders, venture capital funds, SEIS/EIS funds, angel investors and grant agencies, meaning that whatever your funding requirement, they can offer a solution.
If you would like to discuss your business funding options with an expert, please fill out the form and the Swoop team will be delighted to walk you through your potential funding journey.
Capdesk is a powerful equity management software helping you keep accurate records of shares and options, manage employee share schemes and shareholder communications, file reports to relevant authorities, and make projections for potential financing rounds and exits. By turning these processes digital, Capdesk cuts your legal and accounting fees, and saves you valuable time in administration so you can focus on core business tasks instead.
Capdesk allows you to store all your equity data and documents, manage employee share schemes, process transactions, file reports, and communicate with stakeholders from a single platform. By turning your equity digital, it adds centralisation, accuracy, transparency, and ultimately unparalleled efficiency to your equity management processes.
Dermot Campbell Associates Ltd provides business support and consulting services to start-up, scale-up and growth businesses covering regulation, governance, transaction execution, technology, finance and HR. The focus is your next stage of growth, whether a first round of 3rd party finance, a scale-up to an A round or an initial public listing.
We support entrepreneurs by putting your necessary administration in place, or making it work better, so you can focus your efforts on leadership and strategic direction. By supplying you with outsourced services, governance processes, templates to kick-start and manage your HR function, consultancy, bespoke technology (or a combination of any of these) we assist you with:
Our customisation services can tailor access to enable a range of compliance functions. Sovy and their ComplianceTech is an consistent, scalable way for enterprises to have their supply-chain MSMEs prove compliance as part of their supplier risk programme. Sovy is the one-stop shop for simplifying business compliance for MSMEs and our solutions scale to serve Enterprise compliance needs.
Clear Treasury work with you to define your risk profile based on the currencies you transact in and then devise bespoke hedging strategies that help you know when and how much currency to buy using spot and forward contracts, options and structured products. This approach helps control your exposure to volatile exchange rates and adds long-term security and value to your business.
Start-up companies do not have established banking relationships. So when receiving GBP investment, banks are your only option to receive funds back to your EUR bank account. These bank costs for this transaction can range from 0.5-2.0%. Clear Treasury allows you to take control of that GBP to EUR transfer. You can book a rate at your time of choosing. Providing a comparable alternative to your bank rate.
Clear Treasury offers both a seamless banking payments platform whilst offering a dedicated account manager to help steer you through the uncertainties of the FX markets.
Tell us about your company! Once you submit your company details, we will review as soon as we can. If the opportunity fits our investment model and our current portfolio needs, then one of our team members will arrange a call.
Any startup that is a current participant or alumni of Sapphire Capital Partners LLP and meets certain funding criteria is eligible for this exclusive program! See below for more details:
Access to HubSpot Growth Platform, a full suite of software for marketing, sales, and customer service, with a completely free CRM at its core at a startup-friendly price, to help you grow and scale better. The software grows as you do, so you have access to in-person product training, too. All of this is up to 90% off.
Content, masterclasses, and 24/7 support to get your startup growing. From board deck templates to quick tips on customer acquisition, this content is made just for you. Plus, you’ll have access to world-class support from HubSpot experts and a startup-friendly onboarding experience.
Access to over 200 software integrations, many at startup friendly pricing, as well as the opportunity to build
We have helped many entrepreneurs successfully raise equity financing over the years and plan on continuing this. We are always on the lookout for companies and services to help us streamline businesses, helping to save time and money. Should you need any help or advice, the team at Sapphire are always happy to help. Use the contact us section at the bottom of the page and we'll be in touch.
The Start-up and Innovator visa categories are for non-European Economic Area nationals wishing to set up a business in the UK. To qualify for a visa, applicants must obtain an endorsement from an approved endorsing body - such as Sapphire Capital Partners LLP. Check out Sapphire's Start-up and Innovator Visa page and apply for endorsement.
Download our eBook on obtaining a UK patent, outlining potential pitfalls and providing guidance through the IP regulatory minefield.
Download our eBook on UK innovation and explore the opportunities in place for start-up company looking to innovate.
Download our guide to SEIS/EIS funds and find out about diversifying an SEIS/EIS portfolio and their lucrative tax benefits.
Sapphire works across two UK offices, based in London and Belfast