We help startups raise funding and accelerate growth.

Fundraising is tough, even in the best of times. Our goal is to get you funded as efficiently as possible, with terms that are right for your business and with a long-term, strategic investor.

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We support ambitious companies throughout their growth journey...

Free accelerator programme

We run Europe's leading Investor Readiness Programmes, targeted at pre-seed and seed companies looking to raise funding in the next 3 to 12 months.

Our accelerator programmes are typically funded by corporates, VCs or government organisations and so are completely free of charge to companies.

Our goal is to equip startup founders with the tools, coaching and know-how in order to optimise their rounds.

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Interim CFO and fundraiser

We partner with the most innovative and game-changing companies to optimise their institutional equity and debt funding rounds. This one-on-one bespoke service is aimed at post-revenue companies looking to raise >£2m.

Our goal, which we've proven time and time again, is to support scale-ups in raising faster, more efficiently, with a strategic investor, and on better terms.

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Our Investor & Lender

Venture Capital firms across Europe and mapped over 10,000 global VCs.
Single and multi global family offices.
Corporate Venture Capital firms and mapped over 500 CVCs.
Active EIS and VCT investors in the UK.
Venture Debt Funds, Alternative Lenders, and Revenue-based finance facilities.
See what people have to say
As a fast growth SaaS business, Clientshare had reached a stage where institutional capital was required to accelerate growth even further. Mountside Ventures provided Clientshare with expertise on financial modelling coupled with unrivalled access to UK and global investment funds. We raised significant investment in a short time frame with their support.
£2.3m | Blackfinch VC
James Ward
CEO, Clientshare
The team at Mountside introduced us to their extensive network of investors in Europe, and held our hands throughout every stage of the fundraising process. I can’t recommend them highly enough.
£6m | MTech, FNZ & HNWs
Abraham Okusanya
CEO, timeline
Loved working with Mountside, they were really helpful in the whole process. They moved quickly to our timelines, and the support with our fundraising strategy and financial model was invaluable. I highly recommend them.
£7m | Fuel Ventures
Kane Harrison
CEO, Wombat Invest
The Mountside team have been incredible in supporting us on this journey. I’d like to thank them personally and on behalf of the team for a fantastic effort in helping us secure investment.
£3.8m | Beringea
Aaron Georgiou
CEO, Litta
We found the team at Mountside on hand and responsive at every stage of our raise. They guided us in building a robust financial model, putting together a narrative that would appeal to investors, identifying relevant funds by leveraging their network, and really took the time to understand our needs and vision for the future.
£9m | Breega & Mercia
Andy Moss
We really enjoyed working with the Mountside team, leveraging their experience to support us in preparing for and completing our funding round. We’re now laser-focused on growing the Sifted team and becoming the definitive media brand for Europe’s startup ecosystem.
£4m | ScaleUp Capital
Caspar Woolley
CEO, Sifted
The team at Mountside were an excellent partner to Springpod during our fundraise. Their UK network is extensive and the relationships they have enabled us to reach highly targeted potential investors in a short period of time. They were a useful sounding board throughout and I would not hesitate to recommend them to startups aiming to raise an institutional round.
£3m | Edge VC
Sam Hyams
CEO, Springpod
As technical founders, we needed trusted experts to help guide us through the institutional investment process, which was completely new to us. The Mountside teams’ experience and expertise in all aspects of the investment process, in everything from preparation through to negotiating heads of terms, was invaluable and always delivered in a friendly and professional way.
£5m | YFM Equity Partners
Paul Chorley
CEO, AutomatePro
Raising cash in this current environment is very tough and we would not have been successful without the support and advice of Mountside throughout the whole process.
£2.3m | Lloyds CVC & HNWs
Emmanuel de Resseguier
CEO, Fennech
Working with the Mountside team has been a pleasure over the last year or so. They’re dynamic, always provide useful advice, and are nice guys to boot. We’re looking forward to working with them in the future as we continue scaling.
£4m | Multiple (inc. Longridge & Prefcap)
Ross Nichols
Co-founder, Just Move In