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Websitemmcventures.com
Twitter@MMC_Ventures
Phone020 7938 2220
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Founded2000
DescriptionVenture Capital investment

Funds

Total$154M
MMC Enterprise Capital Fund, 1/2008 £30M
MMC Ventures, 1/2011 £50M
The MMC London Fund, 4/2013 £11M

Offices

London, GBR
2 Kensington Square
London, W8 5EP, GBR

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MMC Ventures

MMC Ventures invests in UK growth companies, particularly in business services and technology (including cleantech and media). With £78m under management (as at October 2010), including a £30 million committed Enterprise Capital Fund, MMC puts c.£8-10 million to work each year. MMC also has a Syndicate of experienced private investors who invest alongside the managed funds.

MMC addresses the equity gap in the UK with initial investments of between £500,000 and £2 million. As an active investor MMC works in partnership with management teams to maximise shareholder value. Investing in growth companies requires more than just money - we accelerate growth through operational, financial and strategic advice, and by leveraging the mentor capital available from our investors.

Since it began in 2000, MMC has established a strong track record of growing and selling businesses. MMC was named EIS Fund Manager of the Year by the EIS Association at the House of Commons in January 2009 (runner-up in 2010), was reported as one of the top five most active investors in private equity (Unquote”, January 2010), and has been highly rated by both the Tax Efficient Review and Tax Shelter Report.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Somo 4/2014Venture Round$5.5M1
payasUgym 3/2014Venture Round£1.6M6
Invenias 3/2014Series A$2M2
MUBI 3/2014Series D$7.5M7
Gousto 12/2013Seed$2M2
Wedo Shopping 12/2013Venture Round£3M2
Appear Here 11/2013Venture Round£1M8
Love Home Swap 9/2013Private Equity£1M1
Tyres on the Drive 9/2013Venture Round£1.5M2
Boticca 9/2013Series A$4M3
Wool and the Gang 7/2013Seed$2.8M5
Invenias 7/2013Series A$1.5M3
Somo 4/2013Venture Round1
MBA and Company 4/2013Venture Round$1.2M3
Masabi 3/2013Private Equity$2.8M3
Tyres on the Drive 2/2013Venture Round£640k2
NewVoiceMedia 1/2013Series B$20M4
Love Home Swap 11/2012Private Equity$1.28M1
Base79 11/2012Venture Round$10M2
Breathing Buildings 11/2012Series B£1M3
iJento 10/2012Venture Round$8M3
KnowledgeMill 3/2012Series A£1.5M2
Love Home Swap 1/2012Seed£850k1
Base79 9/2011Series A£2.75M1
Interactive Investor 2/2011Venture Round£1.8M1
ALEXANDALEXA 12/2010Series A£1.5M1
E-Trader Group 7/2010Series B1
Small World Financial Services Group 5/2010Venture Round2
Creativity Software 4/2010Venture Round1
Clash Media Advertising 7/2009Series C$2.08M1
Breathing Buildings 7/2009Series A£1.1M2
Clash Media Advertising 10/2008Series B£1.5M1
Clash Media Advertising 6/2007Series A£2M1
Integrated International Payroll 7/2005Venture Round$1.3M1

Videos

Sources

  1. FT Advisor (realdeals.eu.com) [edit]
  2. MMC Ventures website (mmcventures.com) [edit]
  3. MMC Ventures Manages £11M Fund focused London-based SMEs (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. Citation Needed [add]
    MMC Ventures Wins Tender For GBP11M London Fund (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  5. Somo Sets Out On A 37Signals Path, Secures $5.5M from MMC Ventures (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. UK Gym Network PayasUgym Raises Further £1.6M, Plans To Add Fitness Class Comparisons & Bookings (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Invenias, A Cloud Software Provider For Exec Recruitment, Tops Up Its Series A With Another $2M (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Mubi Raises $7.5M in Series D Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  9. Recipe Kit Subscription Service Gousto Raises $2M To Keep HelloFresh Out Of Its Kitchen (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. Wedo Raises £3 Million Led By MMC Ventures. Because Furniture. (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. Appear Here, The UK Pop-Up Shop And Short-Term Retail Space Marketplace, Raises £1 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. Love Home Swap Raises Further £1M As It Introduces ‘Swap Points’, Making It Easier To Time-Share Homes For Vacation (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  13. TyresOnTheDrive.com raises £1.5m in venture capital funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  14. Boticca Secures $4M In A Series A From MMC Ventures To Expand Internationally (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  15. Wool And The Gang Raises $2.8M Seed Round To Rethink Fashion Production Via Knitting (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  16. Invenias Raises $1.5M To Push Its Exec Search & Recruitment SaaS Platform In U.S., Asia (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  17. Somo Raises Funding from MMC Ventures (finsmes.com) [edit]
  18. MBAandCo Scores $1.2M In Round Led By MMC Ventures To Scale Up Its Elance-For-MBAs (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  19. Masabi Secures $2.8 Million from Fontinalis Partners, MMC Ventures and m8 Capital to Transform Transit Ticketing (freshnews.com) [edit]
  20. Tyres on the Drive Raises £640K in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  21. NewVoiceMedia Takes $20M Led By Highland Capital, MMC To Build Contact Centers In The Clouds (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  22. Collaborative Consumption: Love Home Swap Raises Further $1.28M From MMC Ventures, Angels To Scale By Acquisition (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  23. Base79 Raises Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  24. Energy-saving Breathing Buildings secures £1m growth capital (growingbusiness.co.uk) [edit]
  25. iJento Raises $8M From MMC Ventures, Nauta Capital, Oxford Capital Partners For Its Customer Intelligence Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  26. Growth Business (growthbusiness.co.uk) [edit]
  27. Love Home Swap Raises £850K in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  28. MyVideoRights Raises £2.75M; Rebrands to Base79 (finsmes.com) [edit]
  29. MMC Ventures invests £1.8m in Interactive Investor PLC (mmcventures.com) [edit]
  30. MMC Ventures injects £1.5 million into online children’s wear retailer Alexandalexa (eu.techcrunch.com) [edit]
  31. MMC closes second round of funding in E-Trader Group (mmcventures.com) [edit]
  32. Small World Financial Services Group Receives Investment from FF&P Private Equity (finsmes.com) [edit]
  33. MMC invests in Creativity Software (mmcventures.com) [edit]
  34. MMC Ventures invests further 1.3 million GBP into Clash-Media to support European Expansion (targetwire.com) [edit]
  35. BVCA Nifty Fifty (bvca.co.uk) [edit]
  36. Oct 2008 - MMC invests further £1.5m in Clash-Media (mmcventures.com) [edit]
  37. June 2007 - MMC backs Clash-Media with £2 million investment (mmcventures.com) [edit]
  38. EDGAR [edit]
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