Yorkshire and the North East
As a venture capital investor focused on the under-funded regions of the UK, DSW Ventures is an important part of the expansion of investments in innovative early-stage businesses and start-ups in Yorkshire and the North East.
The region has a vibrant start-up community well supported by us and some of our regional VC funding partners.
We have two portfolio companies in Newcastle, in One Utility Bill, a utilities and bill splitting business, and Poptop, the first events marketplace globally to offer real-time party supplier booking.
We manage one of the UK’s largest networks of high-net-worth and angel investors and make SEIS and EIS compliant venture capital investments into start-up and scale-up companies in the Yorkshire and North East region.
On behalf of our angel and institutional investors, we provide equity of up to £1 million+ as part of funding rounds of up to £2 million.