Focal is the hub for early-stage fundraising, accelerating the process and driving better results.
October 12th 2023, 2pm BST
We surface the very best companies, as selected by 100+ world class VC funds, from a pool of thousands of startups.
If you’re interested in investing in any of our finalists and would like to learn more, request introductions with the click of a button.
Invest from as little as £1k in some of the world’s most exciting Pre-Seed to Series A companies, as chosen by us, our VC fund partners and our thousands of attendees.
We are dedicated to offering the founder experience
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100+ leading VCs vote on which they think are the most promising startups. Those with the most votes get to pitch.
After demo day, we will email demo day attendees and our wider community with details on all the finalists, as well as a simple form to fill in to request intros. Fill in the form, and we’ll pass your details to the companies you’re interested in.
A few days after demo day, we will select the companies for which we’ll raise SPVs and email the demo day attendees and the wider community with the details. Here, we’ll share our investment thesis, as well as the companies’ pitch decks, demo day pitches, and a form to pledge investment
We have a waiting list of funds which want to partner with us. To join this waiting list, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We review the waiting list every 6 months and add a limited number of high quality funds to the group.