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SETsquared 2020


The must-attend event for investors in high tech, high growth start-ups.

2 December 2020, 9.00 – 11.00 Online

If you are an investor with an active technology portfolio, looking for high-quality deal flow then this is the perfect event to find new investment prospects.

SETsquared is the global no. 1 university business incubator and our annual investment showcase has become the must-attend event in the investment calendar.

Running for the past 17 years, SETsquared’s Investment Showcase has become a huge success; attracting hundreds of investors, seasoned entrepreneurs, corporate investors and VCs, all looking to invest in companies with the potential to become the tech giants of tomorrow. Already, the total raised by companies who have previously participated exceeds £100m.

Find out more about the companies that will pitch at this event 

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What to expect from an online showcase

Watch the video to see how we have been delivering successful online showcases this year.

Who should attend?

  • Venture Capitalists
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Self-Certified Investors
  • Angel Investors
  • Fund Managers
  • Government Funders
  • Investment Managers
  • Corporate Innovation Teams
  • Corporate Technology Scouts
  • Corporate Investors

We work with some of the most exciting technology companies in the South of England.

SETsquared 2020 Invest will once again bring together up to 20 ventures all seeking investments of between £150k to £5m, ranging from early-stage seed investment, EIS and SEIS through to A, B and growth.

This will be a cross-sector showcase but the common factor is that all will be backed by exceptional entrepreneurs and teams, with ambitions to grow big businesses that can scale quickly and transform industries.

Find out more about the companies that will pitch at this event 

This event is strictly by invitation only to Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, High Net Worth Individuals, Self-Certified Sophisticated Investors, Corporate Investors and Corporate Technology Scouts.

Applications are now closed 

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SETsquared is a partnership between

  • University of Bath
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Surrey