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

1 December 2022,
Church House, Westminster, London

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.

Our annual investment showcase has become the must-attend event in the investment calendar, and this year’s event will be even bigger and better than ever as we celebrate SETsquared’s 20th year, with a bumper event packed full of start-ups and spin-outs as well earlier stage student and graduate-led businesses.

Running for the past 19 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. Since 2002, SETsquared has helped companies raise £3.8bn investment.

See the final line-up of pitching companies


  • 09.00 Exhibition opens
  • 09.15 SETsquared@20 opening address & investment pitches (spin-outs, start-ups, scale-ups and graduate-led companies)
  • 12.00 Lunch
  • 12.30 Panel discussion, MC’d by Jim Mawson, Founder and Managing Director of Global Corporate Venturing

    “What are the challenges and opportunities in the innovation landscape as we look forward to the next 20 years for SETsquared and the science and technology sector?”

    Melanie Goward, Partner, Maven Capital Partners
    Jenny Button, Founder and CEO, Emm
    Peter Millway, Warwick Economics and Development
    Marty Reid, Interim Executive Director, SETsquared
  • 13.30 Investment pitches (spin-outs, start-ups, scale-ups and graduate-led companies)
  • 16.15 Networking
  • 16.30 Event closes


  • 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
  • Government funders
  • Experienced mentors
  • Accelerators

Registrations are now closed

SETsquared is a partnership between

  • University of Bath
  • University of Southampton logo

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