Founded in 2013, Forward Partners is an established and respected London-based venture capital firm, specialising in supporting high growth, early-stage technology businesses in the UK.

It holds a ten-year track record of making venture capital investments and receives over 4,000 start-up funding applications every year.

The Group brings together venture capital with highly specialised growth support from Forward Studio. This model supports founders to build stronger businesses faster to provide better outcomes for companies and investors alike.

Forward’s portfolio includes Lexoo - an AI-powered legal outsourcing solution; Patch Plants, the leading online UK plant store; Ably a technology company that builds realtime infrastructure for the internet; Apexx, a global payments platform that consolidates providers to improve retail conversion; Cherryz, an eCommerce company focused on essentials and Koru Kids, a childcare company revolutionising nanny sharing. Forward was founded in 2013 by Nic Brisbourne.