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:
Business and property lawyers
across our corporate, commercial, intellectual property,
technology, regulatory, employment and real estate teams.
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.
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.
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:
Based in the UK
Early stage (between 1 and 3 years) and generating revenue (or about to) or be in receipt of grant funding of approximately £100k
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide us with information on your business and market, funding to date and management team.
More information on the application process can be found here.
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.
Michelmores partnered with Women in Telecoms & Technology (WiTT) to host a Women in Tech event on 8 November 2023 in celebration of women entrepreneurs working in the tech sector. Click here to watch the recording.