Elderstreet VCT
Investing with Draper Esprit

A leading UK venture capital fund manager

About Elderstreet


Elderstreet is a leading UK venture capital fund manager investing in early stage and development capital for UK growing businesses.

We provide funding for growth and development capital in most industry sectors with investments typically in the range of £2m to £10m by syndicating our VCT funds alongside Draper Esprit funds. Draper Esprit is one of the leading venture capital investors involved in the creation, funding and development of high-growth technology businesses with an emphasis on digital technologies in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and Europe. Draper Esprit floated on the AIM market in June 2016 and has a market capitalisation of over £200 million.

The Draper Esprit team have considerable experience and have operated together for nine years. Prior to that, its members worked for leading firms within the venture capital industry. Since formation, the team has been involved in investing over £800 million into more than 200 technology businesses and been involved in creating businesses with a total aggregate value of over £6.4 billion, with an exited value of over £5 billion.

We like to back entrepreneurs and companies at an early stage in their development and we concentrate on those companies and market segments where our investment team can be actively involved in assisting a business establish operational excellence, revenue growth and market leadership.

As investors, we are looking for companies with the following attributes: a growth market; a highly experienced management team; a must-have offering; customers and revenue.

If you have a business plan you think fits our criteria, please contact us.