High-growth in the South West

We’ve taken a closer look at the South West’s high-growth ecosystem and mapped out the most ambitious companies in the region.

top companies in the South West

What’s inside?

Fundraising into sout west companies since 2011
distribution of equity deals in the south west by local authority
percent of deals secured by female founders in the south west

Investment

Funding into companies in the South West in Q1 2019 is over half that for the whole of 2018 – is this the start of a new influx of investment or has one deal skewed the stats?

Sectors and Geography

Which areas within the region have attracted the most deals, and which sectors are stealing the spotlight? 

female founders

So far in 2019, 20% of deals in the South West have gone to female founders – the highest on record – but does their share of pounds invested math up?

This report highlights

High-growth Companies

Funding received

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Where does the data come from?

All data featured comes from the Beauhurst platform, a searchable database of the UK’s fastest-growing startups and scaleups.