Episode 1 Ventures is a venture capital firm which specializes in seed, early stage and later stage investments. The firm prefers to invest in the SaaS, technology, software and internet sectors. It is headquartered at London, United Kingdom and was founded in 2013.
They like to play an active role in helping the companies that they invest in, at least until their portfolio companies have secured one or more later financing rounds. They want to help entrepreneurs turn their early stage ventures into fast growing companies built to grow into significant and valuable entities. They see every investment as a partnership. They share their office with a number of portfolio companies so they work closely with them.
Episode 1 has raised a total of £97.5 million across 2 funds, their latest being Episode 1 Fund 2. This fund was announced on November 30, 2017 and raised a total of £60 million. They announced their Episode 1 Investments fund on October 8, 2013 with a raised total of £37.5 million.