SEP is a leading European venture capital firm based in London and Glasgow.
SEP invests in entrepreneurial and innovative companies in the IT, healthcare and energy technology sectors. Whether they are start-ups in the early stages of product development, or fast-growing companies looking to build scale and momentum, all have the potential to drive change in the global marketplace.
Typically, SEP contribute between £1million and £10million in funding rounds of up to £30million, usually as lead investor. They take minority equity stakes in the companies they invest in, but look to exert a significant and positive influence on their growth and development.
SEP raise funds from blue chip investors - global financial institutions, alternative asset management companies, pension funds, family offices and corporates. They are positioned as a key general partner for investors with a long term commitment to the venture capital asset class.
The SEP venture capital team combines investment expertise with significant commercial and operational experience. This underpins their position as an investment partner of choice for entrepreneurs and as a credible and attractive venture capital fund manager. They have been investors in many of Europe's most successful venture backed technology companies, including CSR, Wolfson Microelectronics and MTEM.