INVESTING IN INNOVATION

ABOUT US

Telarik specialises in making and managing investments in start-up and early stage businesses with high growth prospects.

 

We invest time and capital in companies at an early stage, typically when founders have created at least a fully tested prototype of their product or service but are at pre-product launch or pre-commercialisation stage.

​ The value we offer lies in our ability to plan for growth, help you raise more funds and develop your corporate strategy.

 
 

MEET THE TEAM

Josh Wong

Josh has been advising clients on funding and direct investment for over 20 years. A qualified Chartered Accountant, he spent 9 years with Barclays Capital as a structured finance specialist. His career spans senior management roles across Family Office Corporate Finance and Fund Management platforms. 

Robert Stubbs

Robert has been involved in corporate finance for close on 35 years and started his career with Schroders. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, business development, corporate strategy and fundraising.

Robin Wong

Robin has a deep understanding of how digital opportunities can be identified, validated and scaled. With 20 years experience under his belt in the Technology industry, businesses like Google and BT have sought his help to innovate, using his extensive expertise across Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Agile techniques.

OUR FOCUS

Early Stage Businesses

Investments between
£20K and £500k

United Kingdom 

based

Industry agnostic

We want to work with companies that will solve problems, bring innovation to the market and exploit commercial opportunities to offer a high rate of return on investment. For us the focus is always on the entrepreneur and their teams.

 

We want to hear from companies that have Platform and Service offerings in the following sectors:

  • Lifestyle, Health, Mobility and Wellness

  • Industrial, Manufacturing, Agriculture & Logistics

  • Financial Technology (FinTech)

 

We also focus on Enabling Technologies and want to hear from you if you are involved in:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - core algorithms, recognition technologies and service platforms

  • Drones and Robotics - structural and embedded technologies, control systems, management platforms

  • Sensors and loT-  sensing hardware, middleware, connectivity

INVESTMENT CRITERIA

People

We look for dynamic and visionary leaders, backed by dedicated and experienced teams

Competitive Edge

Breakthrough technologies are preferred over incremental improvements in existing markets

Distribution

Businesses that create and deliver solutions direct to clients and end users

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Growth markets

We focus on big markets - the bigger the market, the more room there is for start-ups to succeed

Exit Strategy

We look for investments with clear exit strategies within 3-5 years

Metrics

We only invest in businesses that keep and monitor actionable metrics that focus on driving growth

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Download our full checklist of things

we look for in investment opportunities

 
 

CONTACT US

Drop us a line if you are looking for investment or co-investment opportunities

 

INVESTMENTS

NearSt

Getting people back into high street shops -NearSt is a retail technology company building the world’s source of real-time local inventory. Their technology, NearLive, connects to any shop inventory system and turns raw stock into quality live inventory data, ready for the web. 

Cellesce

A biochemical engineering company that is commercialising a suite of powerful new technologies for applications in drug discovery and regenerative medicine. 

AirEx

Commercialising smart ventilation control systems - helping householders save money on energy bills, without compromising air quality. Its smart sensors monitor the environmental conditions in hoses and smart algorithms enable automatic air flow regulation.

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