Investment Guidance

We offer crucial services, including strategic guidance, market reach, lead generation, and networking to promising startups and early-stage scale-ups.

The Champions Expertise

Our extensive experience —spanning 20 years— in guiding startups and early-stage scale-ups through various challenges and growth phases positions us as ideal strategic partners.

This wealth of knowledge allows us to contribute not only financial support but also invaluable insights and mentorship. By having "skin in the game," we align our interests with those of the business, fostering a strong sense of commitment and collaboration.

Our approach to equity investment is a distinctive and collaborative model that combines expertise, resources, and shared success. In return, these startups and early-stage scale-ups provide equity to Champions, creating a shared interest in the success of the venture.

With market-leading services recognised by over 35 awards and a team of 100+ experts in all aspects of business growth, we seamlessly help startups and early-stage scale-ups achieve their strategic goals.

A Different Way of Funding

The equity-for-services approach minimises the conflicts of interest commonly associated with traditional investment models.

We are motivated to contribute actively to the startup's success, aligning our return with the venture's performance through the equity-for-services model. This proves especially beneficial for startups facing financial constraints, providing access to vital resources without immediate hefty service fees.

The Champions Portfolio

The portfolio of startups and early-stage scale-ups that have thrived under our equity investment model serves as a testament to the effectiveness of this collaborative approach.

From tech disruptors to innovative service providers, the diverse range of success stories highlights the adaptability and scalability of the equity-for-services model. 

Funding Services

We offer bespoke support for startups and early-stage scale-ups, guiding them through securing seed funding, connecting with crowd and angel investors, and navigating venture capital, private equity, and IPOs.

This dynamic strategy not only grants businesses access to varied funding sources but also provides individualised guidance, propelling them towards success in the competitive market.

Meet Our M&A Team

Matthew Hayes.
Matthew Hayes
Managing Director
Chris Darlington.
Chris Darlington
Commercial Director
Dan Gough.
Dan Gough
Head of Brand Strategy
Jordan Marsh.
Jordan Marsh
Strategy Manager
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