Scottish Equity Partners

We are an award-winning, independent venture capital firm with a successful investment track record. We are active and supportive long term investors and we help management teams to build great companies.

Our investment team combine broad financial and business acumen with specific expertise in diverse technologies and sectors. We have more than 20 years experience of highly-effective collaboration with entrepreneurs to build valuable companies and realise exit ambitions.

We make a major contribution to business planning, building a board and entering new markets. Having SEP as an investment partner gives you access to our extensive international network of contacts which spans some of the world’s biggest businesses as well as like-minded ambitious entrepreneurs. We can make strategic introductions throughout your company’s growth.

We have significant financial resources – enabling us to provide follow-on support to fund acquisitions or to capitalise on new growth opportunities. As well as drawing on our own funds, we can also access additional finance from long-standing limited partners.

Type
Investor
HQ
Greater London, GB
Founded
1991
Website
sep.co.uk
Scottish Equity Partners was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Greater London, GB

Key People at Scottish Equity Partners

Calum Paterson

Calum Paterson

Managing Partner
Andrew Davison

Andrew Davison

Partner
David Sneddon

David Sneddon

Partner
Stuart Paterson

Stuart Paterson

Partner
Gary Le Sueur

Gary Le Sueur

Partner
Jan Rutherford

Jan Rutherford

Partner
Tony Robinson

Tony Robinson

Partner
Keith Davidson

Keith Davidson

Partner
Gordon Beveridge

Gordon Beveridge

Director
Angus Conroy

Angus Conroy

Associate
Julie Curran

Julie Curran

Principal
Martin Brennan

Martin Brennan

Principal
Paul Neeson

Paul Neeson

Associate
Andrew Carnwath

Andrew Carnwath

Associate
David Stevens

David Stevens

Senior Advisor

Scottish Equity Partners Office Locations

Scottish Equity Partners has an office in Greater London
Greater London, GB (HQ)
29 St George St

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Scottish Equity Partners News and Updates

Highland Europe leads $40m UK video tech startup investment

Highland Europe has led a multimillion pound investment in a high growth startup specialising in video conference calling technology. Cambridge-founded StarLeaf has landed $40m (£31m) from the venture capital firm which has previously invested in Brandwatch, WeTransfer and Outfittery, along with …

10 things in tech you need to know today (AAPL, SNAP, GOOG)

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. Larry Page's flying car will be available to buy before the end of the year. The car is made by a company called Kitty Hawk, which has received funding from Page. 2. London delivery startup Doddle is closi…

LoveCrafts, a social network and marketplace for makers, raises $33M

 Facebook may have the generalist, mass-market social network on lock down, but when it comes to communities based around special interests, the playing field remains full of promise. Today, a UK startup called LoveCrafts, aimed at knitters and other home craft makers with a platform that is part so…

LoveCrafts raises $33 million to grow its community-based platform for makers

LoveCrafts, an online community and platform for crafts, has raised £26 million ($33 million) in a round of funding led by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), with participation from Balderton and Highland Europe. Founded out of London in 2012, LoveCrafts serves as a home and digital marketplace for cra…

LoveCrafts raises £26 million for its crafts social site

LoveCrafts, a social platform for crafts, has raised £26 million in a round led by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) with participation from previous investors Balderton and Highland Europe. London-based LoveCrafts is an online community for makers to interact, buy supplies, and sell designs. With this…

LoveCrafts raised £26 million for its online crafting communities

LONDON — LoveCrafts, the UK-headquartered marketplace for craft products, announced on Tuesday that it has raised £26 million in new funding from Scottish Equity Partners, as well as previous investors Balderton Capital and Highland Europe. LoveCrafts isn't a traditional e-c…
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