• Executive summary
  • Methodology and Definitions
  • Definitions
  • Regional breakdown
  • Types of funds
  • Background to venture provision
  • A short history of public sector involvement in the provision of venturefinance
  • Changing tastes in the venture sector
  • Recent fundraising
  • Outlook for fundraising
  • The main difference between publicly and privately-backed funds
  • Regional issues
  • The Population of Investors
  • The shifting population of funds
  • Identifying the active universe of investors
  • Breakdown of active funds
  • The size of funds
  • The age of funds
  • Regional analysis
  • Summary
  • Specialists and generalists
  • Breakdown of funds by specialisation
  • Specialisation by fund type
  • Location of specialists
  • Stage predominance of specialists
  • Summary
  • Fund Sizes and Sources of Capital
  • Fund Sizes
  • Sources of capital
  • The UK public sector as an investor
  • Summary
  • Analysis of teams
  • Team size
  • Team size and investment activity
  • Summary
  • Investment Activity
  • Number of investments
  • Size of Investments
  • Co-investment
  • Public and private overlap
  • Summary
  • Regional Investment Activity
  • Investments by region
  • Investment size by region
  • Value of investment in each region
  • Regional investment activity by stage
  • Regional investment activity by sector
  • Summary
  • Appendix 1
  • The relationship between different fund types
  • Specific obstacles to investment
  • Equity Gaps
  • Supply of public capital
  • Issues affecting the publicly-backed funds
  • Perception of the publicly-backed funds
  • Appendix 2 – Regional Analysis
  • North East
  • Yorkshire and Humberside
  • East Midlands
  • Eastern region
  • London
  • South East
  • South West
  • West Midlands
  • North West and Merseyside