Forward Partners Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 5
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 99
  • Portfolio
  • 47
  • Exits
  • 22
Exits

Forward Partners General Information

Description

Forward-thinking capital for the UK's next top tech businesses. Forward invests in exceptional startups through venture funding, focusing on pre-seed and seed-stage investments in eCommerce, marketplace, and applied AI. Forward's latest proposition, Advances, lends cash to growing businesses - letting them borrow against their revenues without the need to sell equity. All businesses funded by forwarding get exclusive access to their in-house Studio team, leveraging expertise across product development, digital marketing, branding, and much more. Forward's portfolio includes Lexoo - an AI-powered legal outsourcing solution; Patch Plants, the leading online UK plant store; Ably a technology company that builds real-time infrastructure for the internet; Apexx, a global payments platform that consolidates providers to improve retail conversion; Cherryz, an eCommerce company focused on essentials and Koru Kids, a childcare company revolutionizing nanny sharing. Forward was founded in 2013 by Nic Brisbourne.

Contact Information

Year Founded
2013
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Accelerator/Incubator
Primary Office
  • 2 Aurora Building
  • 124 East Road
  • London N1 6FD
  • England, United Kingdom

Forward Partners Investments (99)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Gravity Sketch 19-Apr-2022 Later Stage VC 0000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
000000 21-Mar-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000 00000 000000 27-Jan-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue
00000000 14-Oct-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000 00.0
0000 08-Sep-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000
000 0000 25-Aug-2021 00000 00000 00000 Clothing Generating Revenue
0000 (000000000) 12-Aug-2021 0000 00000 00.000 Logistics Generating Revenue 0000 00000 00.0
0000 (00000000 000 30-Jun-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 0000 00000 00.0
Clustermarket 28-May-2021 Later Stage VC 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000000
Juno (Legal Services) 29-Apr-2021 Early Stage VC 00.000 Legal Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
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Forward Partners Exits (22)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Somo 27-Jan-2022 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
000000000 27-Jul-2021 0000000000
000000 (0000000000 17-Dec-2020 000000000000000000
00000 22-Jun-2020 000000000000000000
000000000 28-May-2020 0000000000
0000000 08-Oct-2019 000 00 00000000
00000000 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
0000000 01-Mar-2019 000000000000000000
RightClinic 25-Sep-2018 Secondary Transaction - Private
Airsupply 12-Mar-2018 Merger/Acquisition
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Forward Partners Team (26)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Nicholas Brisbourne Founder & Chief Executive Officer 00 0 0 London, United Kingdom
Lloyd Smith Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director London, United Kingdom
Matthew Bradley CIO, Partner & Investment 0 0 0 London, United Kingdom
Jasel Mehta Chief Operating Officer & Partner, Studio London, United Kingdom
Luke Smith Ph.D Partner & Investor 0 0 London, United Kingdom
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Forward Partners Co-Investors (124)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
MMC Ventures 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Balderton Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Beringea 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Frontline Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seedcamp 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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