Knowledge Hub
for Growth


Emerging from Covid: start-up investment report

For this special white paper about investment during the COVID-19 crisis of 2020, we spoke to five successful UK start-ups who have secured investment during 2020’s coronavirus crisis. Leading investor and founding partner of Hoxton Ventures Rob Kniaz also shares his valuable insights on the current funding landscape for homegrown start-ups.

You’ll find this white paper useful if:

  • you’re a UK start-up looking for funding to scale up
  • you’re an investor who’s looking for start-ups to support
  • you’re active in the UK start-up ecosystem in another capacity
  • you’re interested in business and investment in general

We have created Emerging from Covid: Start-up Investment Report to help survey the investment landscape for UK start-ups, as they recover from the first wave of coronavirus.

In this report, we talk to leading investor Rob Kniaz, founding partner of Hoxton Ventures, who tells us of his confidence in homegrown start-ups and the ‘fantastic founders’ of the UK start-up scene.

As a law firm purpose built to support start-ups, Harper James Solicitors has helped dozens of ambitious companies complete funding rounds during this period. This funding will not only safeguard them through the pandemic: it will give them a base to build on for the future.

We talk to five thriving start-ups who we have supported over the past quarter about their experiences of raising finance during this global pandemic. The insights they share will come in helpful to start-ups who are looking for investment to scale up and realise their growth ambitions during these tougher times.

Our team has helped:

  • secure funding for a fast-growing recruitment platform that will drive it towards its target of one million clients
  • deliver investment for a healthcare start-up who now plan to take their pioneering technology into the US market
  • raise funds for an AI firm which will help drive transformational research projects

Each of these deals comes during a period that is the most challenging we have ever witnessed. Guiding our clients through it has been at the front and centre of the work provided by our team of solicitors and support staff. It has been truly inspiring to see how so many of our clients, working in various sectors, have been able to diversify and pivot to come through this once in a generation challenge. Britain’s start-up scene is still very much alive and kicking and our investment report serves as testimony to the vital work many of them have been doing.


What next?

Please leave us your details and we’ll contact you to discuss your situation and legal requirements. There’s no charge for your initial consultation, and no obligation to instruct us. We aim to respond to all messages received within 24 hours.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Your data will only be used by Harper James Solicitors. We will never sell your data and promise to keep it secure. You can find further information in our Privacy Policy.


Our offices

A national law firm

A national law firm

Our commercial lawyers are based in or close to major cities across the UK, providing expert legal advice to clients both locally and nationally.

We mainly work remotely, so we can work with you wherever you are. But we can arrange face-to-face meeting at our offices or a location of your choosing.

Floor 5, Cavendish House, 39-41 Waterloo Street, Birmingham, B2 5PP
Stirling House, Cambridge Innovation Park, Denny End Road, Waterbeach, Cambridge, CB25 9QE
13th Floor, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT
10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP
Harwell Innovation Centre, 173 Curie Avenue, Harwell, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QG
2-5 Velocity Tower, 1 St Mary’s Square, Sheffield, S1 4LP
A national law firm

Like what you’re reading?

Get new articles delivered to your inbox

Join 8,153 entrepreneurs reading our latest news, guides and insights.

Subscribe


To access legal support from just £125 per hour arrange your free no-obligation initial consultation to discuss your business requirements.

Make an enquiry

X