What We Look For

The sport, media, leisure and gaming sectors are filled with young companies looking to change the shape of the industry in the years ahead.  The level of interest and passion that they generate from individuals and groups feeds the appetite to create a business that can solve individual problems and create new holistic business models.

SIP is uniquely placed to bridge the gap between entrepreneurs, the venture capital world and also the potential clients across the sector.

If you are a company operating in sports that has built a product, have revenues and are seeking growth capital from £500,000 to £5m we can help you.

If your company meets the following criteria please register:

  • Sector – Sport and affiliated areas (gaming, media, leisure etc

  • Turnover – Existing business with established sales and an annual turnover in excess of £250,000.

  • Valuation - Pre-money valuation at £2 million - £10 million.

  • Management Team - Full-time management team with a strong industry track record.

  • Proposition – Compelling proposition and strong competitive positioning.

  • Scalable – Must demonstrate the opportunity for explosive growth.

  • Exit – Realistic exit plans within 5-7 year timeframe usually by identified trade sale.

  • Investment Sought - £500,000 to £5 million

  • EIS - Eligible for private investor tax relief under the Enterprise Investment Scheme is preferable but not required