Venture capitalists look for companies with potential for growth and high returns, and which have products/services that have a unique selling point of competitive advantage

They usually invest in established businesses with proven track records that they aim to add value to through their sector expertise and networks. Find out more from Venture Central or the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.

Several pharmaceutical companies have in-house venture capital arms that look to source and invest in areas of life sciences that match their areas of interest and expertise. Examples include SR One owned by GlaxoSmithKline.

As MedCity we have strong relationships with VC firms and family funds from the UK and overseas and know the specific companies and sectors they are looking for to invest in. Please contact Patrick O’Brien or Phil Jackson to find out how we can help to find you a matching investor for your business.