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Investing science-based hardware climate startups

We specialize in leveraging venture capital to drive industries forward with greater intelligence, productivity and environmental responsibility.

Game-changing solutions derived from cross-functional approach

Our investment team knows the deep-tech, energy and space industries inside and out. From new materials to hard-tech, from AI infrastructure to quantum technologies we back visionary British startups with global aspirations. 


Empowering visionary entrepreneurs to pioneer hardware innovations grounded in scientific discovery.


We focus on improving energy efficiency through novel materials, hard-tech, autonomation and digitization. We look for energy innovations developed for Earth and for space to gain a competitive edge. 

Net zero

We invest in next-generation deep energy tech companies that help accelerate global efforts to achieve net zero on Earth by 2050. We look beyond Earth and use technologies developed for space for the benefit of human kind.

Focused on Impact

We are focused on addressing the opportunities and risk of the climate change challenge.

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We are Seed focused VC

StarBeam Capital is backing ambitious entrepreneurial teams dedicated to advancing hardware innovations across the energy, space, and industrial sectors. Our mission is to drive forward technologies that play a critical role in combating climate change.

We are not only investors and entrepreneurs but also engineers and scientists who invest in what we know and are experts in - Deep Tech. From novel materials, autonomous solutions, AI infrastructure to quantum technologies, power generation, conversion and storage, we back extraordinary founders and visionary startups with global aspirations.


We invest across the UK and would typically pursue Seed rounds and follow-on in Series A rounds. Typical investment tickets range from GBP 100k - 3m initially together with a stringent reserve planning to commit up to GBP 10m to portfolio companies over the necessary follow-on financing rounds.

Are You Ready to Accelerate Your Business?

We invest in UK's best and brightest early-stage tech startups. From Seed funding to Series A, we want to support you on your journey.

If your innovative solution falls into one of the following deep-tech enabling technology categories:

  • Clean-tech

  • Space-tech

  • Hard-tech 

  • Advanced materials and synthetic fuels

  • Semiconductors

  • AI and data infrastructure

  • Autonomy

  • Quantum-enabled technologies

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