Award-winning equity investors

Specialists in seed and early stage capital financing


About Avonmore Developments 

  • Actively inviting investment opportunities from early-stage companies requiring equity capital

  • Established in 2000 by brothers Michael and Simon Blakey

  • Invested in over 25 early-stage UK companies

  • Asian market know-how through our Singapore office (opened 2013) and Cocoon Capital (launched 2016)

  • Currently 11 companies in current UK portfolio, 6 in Asian portfolio. 7 profitable exits to date.

  • Experienced Lead Investors and both finance and fundraising support offered through multiple funding rounds

  • Michael Blakey awarded UK Business Angel Investor of the Year in 2015

What are we looking for?

Key investment criteria:

  • Entrepreneurial management teams with a range of complementary business experience

  • Some proven market demand

  • Defendable technology

  • Early-stage with a sub-£3m pre-money valuation

Avonmore provides initial funding of £50,000 - £250,000 from its own resources but works with a wide range of high net worth investors, family offices and venture capital funds to raise larger syndicates.

For details on our investment strategy, please take a look at our FAQs.