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Octopus Ventures


Octopus Ventures is one of the largest VCs in Europe with £1.2 billion under management. The pioneers we back dare to reimagine the future of health, the future of money and deep tech.

A typical investment is £1 million for Seed to £5 million for Series A, with follow-on investments up to £25 million.

The team is based in London and New York with Operating Partners in San Francisco, Singapore and China, to help portfolio companies scale in those markets.

Octopus Ventures have backed the founding teams of nearly 100 companies including Zoopla, Secret Escapes, Elvie, Depop, Sofar Sounds and Cazoo. Portfolio companies have gone on to join forces with the world’s largest businesses including Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Twitter.

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