Draper Esprit

We invest into visionary and growing companies and also have the ability to do direct secondary deals into late stage tech companies as well as buying entire venture capital portfolios. We raise funds from a variety sources and always are able to source capital for the best opportunities through our partnerships.

Leading institutional LPs have committed more than $1 billion to our funds historically, and we are one of the largest and most active VC firms in Europe. In 2016 we moved our Primary funds into a listed PLC model to allow us to take a longer term, multi-stage, patient capital approach.

HQGreater London, GB
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Draper Esprit was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Greater London, GB

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Key People/Management at Draper Esprit

Richard Pelly

Richard Pelly

Non Executive Director
Grahame Cook

Grahame Cook

Non Executive Director
Simon Cook

Simon Cook

Founding Partner
Stuart Chapman

Stuart Chapman

Martin Davis

Martin Davis

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Richard Marsh

Richard Marsh

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Draper Esprit Office Locations

Draper Esprit has offices in Greater London, Cambourne and Dublin 2
Greater London, GB (HQ)
20 Garrick St
Cambourne, GB
1010 Cambourne Business Park
Dublin 2, IE
18 - 20 Merrion Street
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Draper Esprit News and Updates

With two unicorns in two weeks, Draper Esprit is bullish on France

It’s been a mighty good fortnight for Draper Esprit. With two French portfolio companies achieving unicorn status in less than two weeks — not to mention a £111 million raise via another (non-French) portfolio unicorn — I started to wonder what’s going on over at Garrick Street, and more importantly…

Draper Esprit pulls out of AIM ahead of float on main market

UK venture capital firm Draper Esprit has confirmed plans to move from the AIM to the main market of the The post Draper Esprit pulls out of AIM ahead of float on main market appeared first on CityAM.

London’s Draper Esprit intends to raise £111 million via PrimaryBid, charges full steam ahead

London’s publicly-listed VC firm Draper Esprit (AIM: GROW, Euronext Growth: GRW) has announced its intention to raise £111 million via a placing of 13,299,278 Ordinary Shares (Placing Shares) and 603,500 Ordinary Shares (PrimaryBid Shares). The PrimaryBid Offer is conditional on the Placing, but the…

FintechOS raises $60 million in Draper Esprit led Series B round

London-based FintechOS has raised $60 million in a Series B round. Led by Draper Esprit, whose previous investments include Revolut and N26, the round also saw participation from existing investors LAUNCHub, Earlybird Digital East, Gapminder Ventures, and OTB Ventures. FintechOS notes that further i…

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck UK startup FintechOS used to raise $60 million from Draper Esprit

Summary List PlacementLondon-based fintech startup FintechOS has raised $60 million in fresh funding from Draper Esprit. The startup, founded in 2017, provides low-code data transformation services for banks, insurers, and financial services companies and has clients including institutions like Ra…

Draper Esprit VCT plc - Result of AGM

Draper Esprit VCT plc Legal Entity Identifier: 2138003I9Q1QPDSQ9Z97Result of AGM22 September 2020
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Draper Esprit Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Draper Esprit founded?

    Draper Esprit was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Draper Esprit key executives?

    Draper Esprit's key executives are Richard Pelly, Grahame Cook and Simon Cook.

  • What is Draper Esprit revenue?

    Latest Draper Esprit annual revenue is £120.8 m.

  • Where is Draper Esprit headquarters?

    Draper Esprit headquarters is located at 20 Garrick St, Greater London.

  • Where are Draper Esprit offices?

    Draper Esprit has offices in Greater London, Cambourne and Dublin 2.

  • How many offices does Draper Esprit have?

    Draper Esprit has 3 offices.