Breed Reply is an investor taking a unique approach to funding startups and early stage companies, focusing on the internet of things. We help investees to launch successfully and achieve rapid, profitable growth by applying an active operational investment model.
We seek out the most promising early stage IoT companies with strong teams, ideas and market potential from across Europe
We deliver a substantial cash investment, plus a bespoke 12-month support contract that helps our investees build capability, avoid pitfalls and accelerate success.
We leverage our networks to give our investee companies a head start in their plans to launch, to scale and to secure next round funding.
We have a unique approach delivering not only funding, but also a bespoke set of “hands on” operational support services for twelve months to help rapidly grow and scale our portfolio.
We are investing significant amounts in early stage IoT businesses now. To date we have provided investment to more than 20 innovative IoT companies.
We actively help our investee companies to develop and implement growth strategies underpinned by sound financial planning to achieve their goals for the future.
Our team brings deep technical and commercial expertise delivering hands on support to our investee companies as part of a bespoke package. On a daily basis they apply this expertise to help take our portfolio companies and their products to market.
Successful business comes from strong leadership – which is why we are on hand to help coach and mentor our entrepreneurs and innovators to grow their skills and build their teams.
Our early stage companies go further faster, by avoiding common pitfalls and by using our robust governance and planning frameworks to achieve business-readiness for sustainable and rapid growth.
WE CURRENTLY HAVE 20 COMPANIES WITHIN THE PORTFOLIO AND TWO EXITS IN THE FOLLOWING SECTORS: Industrial IoT, Health & Wellbeing, Smart Buildings & Cities, Platform Infrastructure and Cyber Security
WHAT ARE YOUR OBJECTIVES? We want to select the smartest teams working on IoT enabled businesses, helping them grow with intensive support for the first twelve months.
HOW DO YOU SELECT COMPANIES TO INVEST IN? We pay special attention to the quality of the team, the size and growth of the target market.