Seeding to Succeed:
First-Time Deals | 2021 Trends

In collaboration with SFC Capital, we’ve revisited the data on companies raising their first rounds of financing. These transactions are a bellwether for the overall health of the UK’s startup and scaleup ecosystem.

Here’s a sneak peek inside

Seeding to Succeed: First-Time Deals, 2021 Trends
First-time deals and SEIS

About the authors

henry whorwood

Henry leads Beauhurst’s Research & Consultancy, and is an expert on equity finance and high-growth business. He has worked on briefs for clients including Barclays, SyndicateRoom, Innovate UK, Smith & Williamson and the British Business Bank. He regularly gives presentations on finance and market trends at events around the UK. Henry studied Classics at the University of Oxford.

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Daniel robinson

Daniel conducts data manipulation, visualisation and analysis as part of the Research & Consultancy team. He has a background in business analysis and commercial copywriting in Australia and the United Kingdom. Daniel has previously worked at The Sunday Times Fast Track, Oxford University Press, and advertising network MullenLowe Group.

Freya Hyde

Freya performs data analysis and visualisation in the Research & Consultancy team, with a focus on design, and has worked on projects for Barclays, EY and JP Morgan. She holds a BA in History (International) from the University of Leeds, which included a year at Fudan University in Shanghai.

Alice Williams

Alice Williams

Alice executes statistical analysis and data visualisation for the Research & Consultancy team. Prior to joining Beauhurst, Alice read Law at Durham University, where she acquired both an undergraduate degree (LLB) and a Masters of Jurisprudence.

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