The main investors in Anvil Semiconductors are:
- The Low Carbon Innovation Fund
- Minerva Business Angels
- Cambridge Capital Group
- Schneider Investment Associates
The Low Carbon Innovation Fund
The Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) is a venture capital fund which makes early-stage investments as equity or convertible loan between £25K and £750K alongside co-investors. The investee companies must be small or medium enterprises (SMEs) based within the East of England that are developing new and innovative products or processes in a low carbon, environmentally sensitive manner. www.lowcarbonfund.co.uk
Minerva Business Angels
The Minerva Business Angel Network has been established since 1994, providing a forum for private investors to invest in early stage technology ventures. They run several very successful syndicates from their base in the West Midlands. Members benefit from Minerva’s strong emphasis on quality and preparation and companies enjoy an ongoing relationship with Minerva’s management and network. www.minerva.uk.net
Midven is an owner managed, entrepreneurial, venture capital company located in the heart of Birmingham. They have been successfully investing in dynamic, small and medium sized businesses since they started in 1990 when six Midlands based entrepreneurs established the business. www.midven.co.uk
Ntensive is a London-based group of angel investors. They invest mainly in technology start-ups and, where appropriate, call on their diverse business backgrounds to play an active role in the development of the investee businesses.
Cambridge Capital Group
Cambridge Capital Group (CCG) is a private angel group which offers development funding for early stage technology based companies, primarily in Cambridge, the pre-eminent technology cluster in the UK. www.cambridgecapitalgroup.co.uk
Schneider Investment Associates
Schneider Investment Associates is a City-based partnership with a broad investment brief.