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British Design Fund

British Design Fund is the UK's only hardware-specific, early stage venture capital fund. The Fund works with extraordinary entrepreneurs to scales their products, accelerate growth and build long term value - for both investors and businesses.

Key information

Start Grow
Services provided:
Finance provider
  • VC investment
  • UK-wide
Legal name:
BDF Advisors Limited


The British Design Fund is unique in supporting, mentoring and investing in exclusively well-designed, purpose-led product businesses. The Fund has been in operation for over 6 years and has built a rich and diverse portfolio of enterprising start-ups which represent the cream of British invention. Alongside the investment into enterprises, the mentoring and support offered is seen as invaluable. A range of mentors, who give their time and expertise generously, provide an unparalleled resource from which our investee companies can draw. The Founders and Directors at the Fund have been entrepreneurs and business owners in their own right, they have extensive experience of launching products and brands into market and understand first-hand the challenges which start-ups face.

Get in touch

The best way to get in touch with the team at the British Design Fund is to use the either the enquiries email found via the link below, or through the application form that can be found on their website.