Old College Capital
Old College Capital (OCC) is the University of Edinburgh’s in-house venture investment fund. We aim to support the University’s research, staff and students by investing in high-growth, early stage businesses associated with the University.
Why work with us?
We invest on behalf of the University of Edinburgh, a globally recognised brand.
We have a reputation as a supportive, fair and responsible investor and are used to working collaboratively with investment partners and management.
We have strong working relationships with a wide range of investors including angel syndicates, venture capital and corporate venture capital firms.
Any returns the fund generates are used to sustain OCC’s activities so it is able to continue to support early stage companies associated with the University.
OCC follows a co-investment model; partnering with experienced private sector investors to leverage the greatest support for companies within the University of Edinburgh ecosystem. We recognise the breadth of talent in this ecosystem and invest in early stage companies from any field.
Old College Capital has:
More than £40m
Average first investment