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MiVentures – support for entrepreneurs and new businesses

For ambitious early stage businesses, accessing the right support and expertise is vital to navigate the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

MiVentures is a programme dedicated to giving extra support to innovative and scaleable businesses – to make growth a reality.

The MiVentures team shares our clients' energy for innovative and disruptive business. This goes beyond legal qualifications – it is an inherent curiosity that allows us to listen and to understand the needs of up-and-coming businesses.



Access to dedicated specialist lawyers from across our practice areas:

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Business and property lawyers

across our corporate, commercial, intellectual property,
technology, regulatory, employment and real estate teams.

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    Personal lawyers

    from Michelmores' acclaimed private wealth sector team will work with founders, angel investors, associates and business owners to help them keep their personal affairs as well looked after as their business.

    Discounted fees

    25% discount on fees for specialist business and personal legal advice for the first 12 months*.

    *usage limits and exclusions apply 


    A dedicated mentor available to discuss legal and strategic issues at least once a month, as well as opportunities to speak with a range of non-legal professionals from our network to discuss wider matters such as strategy, recruitment, finance, IT and marketing.


    Access to our international network of professional advisors, including lawyers, accountants and other experts.


    Regular updates on legal and non-legal developments relevant to you and your business.

    Free subscription to "The View", our annual publication which gives interesting insights of both a personal and business nature from a selection of clients on issues and topics which are current and relevant.

    Forging opportunities

    Opportunities to access our network of entrepreneurs, investors, venture capital and private equity contacts. This includes direct introductions and invitations to events and introductions to other advisers.


    Who is it for?

    Typical applicants will have the following attributes:​

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    Early stage (between 1 and 3 years) and generating revenue (or about to) or be in receipt of grant funding of approximately £100k

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    Looking to raise significant scale up funding within the next 12 months

    We are keen to support up-and-coming businesses in the following sectors: 

    • Financial services and Fintech
    • Deep tech and hard tech
    • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
    • Energy and renewables
    • Satellite and space technologies
    • Agriculture and agritech
    • Health and wellbeing
    • Luxury retail and leisure
    • Cyber security and Big Data
    • Environmental and sustainable businesses

    How to apply

    To apply for the MiVentures programme please email miventures@michelmores.com. Please provide us with information on your business and market, funding to date and management team.

    If eligible, you will be invited to meet a member of the MiVentures team to discuss your business and ambitions in more detail and asked to submit your current business plan/investor deck.  

    Meet the team

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    Tom Torkar

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    Philippa Collison

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    Harry Trick

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    Richard Cobb

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    We were delighted to be announced the winner of the 'Best Legal Team for Early-Stage Deals' category at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards 2022. 

    The award, sponsored by Paragon, recognises the legal firm that is making a significant impact on the ecosystem during the past year, both through actively supporting angel and early stage investment deals and bringing real added value to the investment process.

    Find out more.



    Michelmores partnered with Women in Telecoms & Technology (WiTT) to host a Women in Tech event on 23 November 2022 in celebration of women entrepreneurs working in the tech sector.

    Watch the recording here


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