About us

Octopus Ventures

We invest in pioneers creating the next £billion companies in the areas of health, money and deep tech. Our core team has been together since 2008 and has grown to around forty people. Together we run one of Europe’s largest venture funds with £1.3 billion* under management.

We’re based in London and New York with partners placed in San Francisco, Singapore and China to help the companies we back scale in those markets.

Our typical investment starts from £1 million for Seed to around £10 million for Series B and we can follow our investment right up to £25 million.

Octopus Group

Most companies don’t put their customers first. And when it comes to the things that matter most to us in life, like financial security, health and wellbeing, that’s a big problem.

We set up Octopus back in 2000 to change this. We set out to build businesses where our customers would feel so strongly about what we did, and how we did it, that they would proactively recommend us to those they were closest to.

So far our approach is working. We’re changing the way people think about their savings, we’re building care homes, hospitals and schools you’d be proud to send your loved ones to, and we’re supplying hundreds of thousands of UK homes with renewable energy.

*As at 30 June 2020. FuM includes funds under advisory mandates and funds monitored