Creator Fund is a leading early-stage investor in university-founded companies across the UK.
We invest in start-ups that include a PhD graduate, academic, or recent university alumni as part of a founding team.
We invest in companies with a PhD, academic, or student founder. The founders we back are pursuing research across the following disciplines
- Artificial Intelligence
- Life Science
- Advanced Materials
- Applied Physics (Quantum Computing, Photonics)
Creator Fund was built to help scientific founders take ideas out of the laboratory and turn them into businesses solving major commercial challenges. Since 2020 we have invested in 26 start-ups. We back technical founding teams when they are uniquely qualified to win in a space and invest in markets where technological innovation is likely to be the key competitive differentiator.
Our portfolio includes companies working on artificial intelligence safety, advanced drug discovery platforms, mutation-proof vaccines, and drone logistics software for healthcare. Our portfolio is available on our website below.
We are uniquely placed to connect high-calibre talent into our portfolio with more than 30 PhDs across over 25 universities in the UK & Europe on our team.