A collaboration between Parkwalk and The University of Bristol Research and Enterprise Development Division


Managed by Parkwalk with the University of Bristol Research and Enterprise Development Division (RED) acting as Portfolio Advisor, the University of Bristol Enterprise Fund offers investment opportunities in scientific and technological spin-outs emerging from the University. Many are nurtured through the University’s award-winning partner SETsquared Bristol, part of a national business incubator and world leader in developing emerging UK tech entrepreneurs.

Bristol Enterprise Fund

Created in 2000, University of Bristol Research and Enterprise Division (RED) supports research development within the University of Bristol and the wider SME business community. The RED and SETsquared teams combined command a world leading reputation for supporting the commercial development of technology companies spinning out of the University utilising the University’s Intellectual Property (IP). The Fund, providing private investors opportunities to invest in early stage technology companies, enables additional finance to ensure that companies are properly resourced for the initial stages of commercial product development.

The Fund utilises the tax reliefs of the government’s EIS and SEIS schemes where applicable.

£25,000 Minimum Subscription.
Early-stage seed and follow-on investing.
Closed-end fund.

Parkwalk Testimonals

“The University of Bristol Enterprise Fund is an important new source of funding for our young companies and is an excellent way for Bristol alumni and friends to support the University. We look forward to spinning out further successes from the University and SETsquared Bristol.”

– Jaci Barnett, Senior Investment and Commercialisation Manager. University of Bristol

University of Bristol Enterprise Fund

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