Maven is one of the UK’s most active SME investors, with around 100 executives based across our network of regional offices.




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We partner with ambitious, dynamic, entrepreneurial management teams headquartered anywhere in the UK, at any stage of their life cycle and across a wide range of sectors to provide essential capital and expertise to unlock potential, drive innovation and help accelerate growth.

Maven has a large range and quantum of funds under management relevant to the Innovate UK Investor Partner programme through which we can invest to support businesses ranging from pre-revenue startups to multi-million pound growth and expansion deals with investments typically ranging from £250k to £5m.

Our people are critical to our success and our team is recognised as having a collaborative and respectful culture. People and partnerships sit at the heart of everything we do. That is why our highly experienced team are embedded in their local business communities, helping cultivate close business relationships and hands-on guidance to deliver better growth outcomes.

Our values

  • We believe that the most effective way to build strong relationships with management teams is to operate at a local level. That is why we have expanded our regional network of offices to ensure our executives are located across a number of the UK’s key economic hubs.
  • We build lasting relationships based on trust and respect through being an effective and active investor without diluting the ability of the management team to run the business.
  • We look to invest responsibly, including backing businesses that are making a real impact on addressing environmental, social and governance issues facing society today. We see supporting the enhancement of ESG credentials as a positive step change that helps deliver long term, responsible and sustainable growth in our portfolio companies. Maven became a signatory to the internationally recognised Principles for Responsible Investment in June 2021.
  • Maven is a signatory to the Investing in Women Code, a commitment to support the advancement of female entrepreneurship in the UK, in which we are dedicated to improving their access to tools, resources, and finance.
  • Our core investment objective is to help deliver growth and maximise shareholder value. Our capital brings secondary benefits to the wider economy, helping to secure thousands of British jobs whilst also stimulating further job creation as each business grows.

In working with Innovate UK as an Investor Partner, Maven is excited to partner with dynamic companies to drive growth and build on our rich heritage of supporting innovation and R&D.


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