DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Octopus Ventures

Finance

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What the team is known for

Octopus Ventures is a highly active and well-regarded venture capital firm that typically raises funds of around GBP1 million in seed and GBP5 million in its Series A investments. The firm is part of the wider Octopus Group, which manages approximately GBP8.6 billion on behalf of more than 50,000 investors.

Work highlights

With portfolio companies such as Seedcamp, Token and CurrencyFair, Octopus is well seasoned in working with innovative FinTech startups. Previously acting as lead investor in a seed round of USD2 million for cryptocurrency payments company Elliptic, Octopus Ventures recently participated in a Series B round for the same company, as well as a Series B stake in automobile insurance startup By Miles.

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