Wharton Asset Management Company
Wharton Asset Management Company is a private single family office established in London in 1992. Wharton looks after a diversified direct global venture capital and private
equity portfolio with investments in sectors ranging from highly innovative biotech/life science and high tech (particularly AI) to more traditional consumer goods. Current
portfolio spreads across US, Canada, Africa, Europe and all the way to Pakistan.
Techstart Ventures is an early-stage technology investor, managing £90m of funds from offices in Edinburgh and Belfast.
Techstart is one of the most active investors in the UK market, completing more than 20 new investments per year.
Beltrae Partners Ltd
Beltrae Partners Ltd (‘Beltrae’) is an all-Ireland CF and private equity firm. Beltrae does not operate a formal managed fund, instead its investment
monies are provided by the Directors of Beltrae and, where appropriate, through partnering with HWNI’s, VC’s, professional contacts and trade partners.
Beltrae has, to date, acquired majority and minority shareholdings in nineteen businesses in Ireland from which they have exited 10 of these. Their investment holding period has ranged from 5-11 years.
IQ Capital is a venture capital firm, based between Cambridge and London, that invests in ‘deep-tech’ across sectors including machine learning, AI, robotics, and
advanced engineering and materials, and data-focused propositions based on disruptive algorithms. All of the firm’s portfolio companies are capable of dominating their
respective markets on a global scale. Initial investments range from £300k to £5m, with capacity for follow-on investment up to £30m.
Angel CoFund (ACF) is an active venture capital fund partnering with experienced syndicates of angel investors to help fund and scale early-stage businesses. Built on the experience of many investments
it is a champion of accomplished, hands-on investors who know their sector inside out, and works in partnership with them to provide the capital, experience and support high-potential businesses need.
ACF understands that achieving commercial success usually requires time and hence makes long-term investments to help companies reach their full potential and generate higher returns.
Clarendon Fund Managers
Clarendon Fund Managers is one of Belfast’s longest established venture capital fund managers.
It manages CoFundNI which is a £50M equity fund that has co-invested alongside private investors into over 60 Northern Ireland companies.