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IP Venture Fund II, 5/2013 £30M
IP Venture Fund III, 1/2014 $125M


24 Cornhill
London, EC3V 3ND, GBR


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Managing Director
Chief Financial Officer
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IP Group Plc

IP Group’s core business is the creation of value for its shareholders and partners through the commercialisation of intellectual property originating from research intensive institutions. Their strength lies in managing this process from finding suitable intellectual property to commercialise to either helping develop businesses and create value out of them, or identifying and establishing appropriate commercial partnerships to do so. IP Group’s extensive expertise in this area combined with its inside knowledge of both industry and finance have enabled the group to create a formidable track record of consistently delivering excellent results for their companies, for their partners and for their shareholders.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Quantum Imaging 4/2014Venture Round£1.6M1
SpecifiedBy 4/2014Seed£125k2
Arkivum 4/2014Series C£1.9M3
Actual Experience 11/2013Venture Round£4M1
Cambridge Innovation Capital 10/2013Private Equity£50M4
Ubiquigent 9/2013Seed£500k3
Deltasight 4/2013Seed$200k3
Xeros 3/2013Venture Round£10M6
Magnomatics 11/2012Venture Round£2.5M3
MedaPhor 8/2012Venture Round£1.06M3
Glythera 6/2012Venture Round£2M1
Deltasight 3/2012Seed$135k2
Surrey NanoSystems 3/2012Series C£4.5M4
Seren Photonics 3/2012Venture Round£1.8M3
TheySay 2/2012Venture Round£500k1
Durham Graphene Science 2/2012Seed£1.2M1
Blooie 2/2012Seed£90k2
Odimax 2/2012Seed$135k2
Blooie 9/2011Seed£10k2
Oxyntix 7/2011Venture Round£1M2
Oxford Nanopore Technologies 4/2011Series D£25M3
Activiomics 3/2011Venture Round$805k2
Crysalin 1/2011Series A$2.4M3
Xeros 11/2010Venture Round£3.5M6
Glythera 10/2010Venture Round£500k1
Oxford Nanopore Technologies 4/2010Series C$28M4
Polar OLED 11/2009Venture Round1
Oxford Nanopore Technologies 3/2008Venture Round£10M2
Xanic 6/2007Series A$808k2
Tissue Regenix 1/2007Venture Round£685k2
Oxtox 11/2006Series A£600k2
Structure Vision 11/2006Venture Round$572k2
Oxford Nanopore Technologies 5/2006Series B$10.3M1
ACSIAN 8/2005Seed€400k1
Oxford Nanopore Technologies 5/2005Venture Round$896k1



  1. IP Group Launches £30M Fund ( [edit]
  2. IP Group is raising $125M and will acquire Fusion IP in $146M stock-based deal ( [edit]
  3. IP Group plc launches £30m fund in partnership with the EIF ( [edit]
    IP Group plc - Completes £5m investment in Cambridge Innovation Capital; signs MoU to facilitate access to co-investment opportunities ( [edit]
  4. Quantum Imaging Ltd - Raises £1.6m investment in a round led by IP Group plc ( [edit]
  5. AEC startup SpecifiedBy closes funding round ( [edit]
  6. Arkivum Raises £1.9M in Financing ( [edit]
  7. IP Group plc - Portfolio company Actual Experience completes £4m financing round ( [edit]
  8. Cambridge Innovation Capital raises £50m ( [edit]
  9. Ubiquigent raises 500K GBP in Funding ( [edit]
  10. Citation Needed [add]
  11. Xeros Raises £10M in Funding ( [edit]
  12. Magnomatics Raises £2.5M ( [edit]
  13. MedaPhor Raises £1.06M in Funding ( [edit]
  14. U.K.'s Glythera Collects First Tranche of GBP2M Round ( [edit]
  15. IP Research Platform CrowdIPR Secures $135,000, Goes Freemium ( [edit]
  16. Surrey NanoSystems Raises £4.5M in Third Funding ( [edit]
  17. Seren Photonics, raises £1.8m to accelerate commercialisation of its revolutionary LED technology ( [edit]
  18. TheySay Raises up to £500k from IP Group ( [edit]
  19. Durham Graphene Science Raises £1.2M in Seed Funding ( [edit]
  20. Ignite100 ( [edit]
  21. Citation Needed [add]
  22. Ignite100 ( [edit]
  23. Oxyntix Raises £1M ( [edit]
  24. Oxford Nanopore Technologies announces £25 million ($41 million) fundraising ( [edit]
  25. Activiomics Inks $805,000 ( [edit]
  26. Crysalin, Ltd.: Series A $2.4M ( [edit]
  27. Investors Back Green Washer Xeros With £3.5 Million ( [edit]
  28. Glythera Receives Second Tranche of £500,000 Funding ( [edit]
  29. [edit]
  30. Startup formed to offer liquid crystal OLED materials ( [edit]
  32. EDGAR [edit]
  33. Tissue Regenix Raises £685,000 to Fund Ongoing Development ( [edit]
  34. OxTox Secures £600,000 ( [edit]
  35. EDGAR [edit]
  36. EDGAR [edit]
  37. Acsian – University of Bristol Spin Out Company ( [edit]
  38. EDGAR [edit]
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