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UK Equity Fundraising Report Q1 2024

Category: Market Report


MarktoMarket presents its Q1 2024 UK Equity Fundraising Report. The report covers data on equity fundraising activity by UK private companies from 1 January 2024 to 31 March 2024.

The data used in this report has been extracted from the MarktoMarket platform, which captures announced and unannounced fundraising activity by UK-registered businesses.


We segment the market into stages, based on the quantum of capital raised, as follows

Whole of market

Our Whole of Market data includes all UK equity fundraising events of greater than £250,000.

Figure 1. Monthly Deal Volumes 2021 to Q1 2024

Q1 2024 is the lowest total deal volume compared to the same periods from 2021 onwards.

Figure 2. Q3 2023 v Q3 2022 Deal Volumes

Deal volumes fell across all stages of investment in Q1 2024, with a decline of 39% in Seed deals when compared to Q1 2023.

Figure 3. Monthly deal value 2021 to Q1 2024

The trend in monthly deal value has continued to decline following an exceptional strong period during 2021 and 2022.

Full details on Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A and Series B+ activity are available to MarktoMarket subscribers in the full Indices report. You can request it by emailing


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