Nesta Overview

  • Type
  • Foundation

  • Founded
  • 1998

  • Professionals
  • 2

  • AUM
  • 00000

  • Commitments
  • 4

Nesta General Information


Nesta (National Endowment for Science) is an independent non-profit foundation based in London, United Kingdom. Established in 1998 with an endowment from the UK National Lottery, the foundation is dedicated to supporting ideas that help improve the lives of people, with activities ranging from early-stage investment to in-depth research and practical programs. The assets of the foundation are managed by the executive management team.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Commitment Size
Open To Secondaries
Open To First Time Founds
Institution Type
Primary Contact
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Executive Chairman and Member of Impact Investment Committee
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Primary Office
  • 58 Victoria Embankment
  • London EC4Y 0DS
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

Nesta Commitments (4)

Fund Name Fund Manager Fund Location Vintage Fund Size Commitment Date Commitment
000000 000000 0000 Emerge Education (VC) London, United Kingdom 2019 000.00 0000-00-00
0000000 000000 00000000 Bridges Fund Management London, United Kingdom 2011 000.00 0000-00-00
0000000 0000 00 Pentech Ventures Edinburgh, United Kingdom 2008 0000 0000-00-00
00 0000000 0000 IP Group London, United Kingdom 2007 000.00 0000-00-00 00.000
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Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Region
Commitments by Region

Nesta Investment Allocations

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  • Target PE:
    Current PE:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Real Estate:
    Real Estate:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Equities:
    Current Equities:
  • Target Fixed Income:
    Fixed Income:
  • Target Cash:
    Current Cash:
Investment allocations

Nesta Team (49)

Name Title Office
Ravi Gurumurthy Chief Executive Officer London, United Kingdom
Sean Croghan Interim Chief Operating Officer & Director of Technology London, United Kingdom
Matt Seden Chief Strategy Officer London, United Kingdom
Jenny Segal Trust Chief Investment Officer London, United Kingdom
Fran Sanderson Director of Arts Programmes and Investments London, United Kingdom
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Nesta Board Members (8)

Name Representing Role Since
Ed Richards Nesta Chairman of Trustees 000 0000
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