A unique approach to Venture Capital

Extraordinary Entrepreneurs | Exciting Companies | Exceptional Growth Potential

Founded in 2015 by entrepreneur and investor Mark Pearson, Fuel Ventures Limited ("Fuel Ventures") is focused on bringing a unique approach to early stage venture capital. The Fuel Ventures Portfolio (the "Fund") invests across the lifecycle of start-ups, including follow on investments in the earlier growth stages. The Fund focuses on the eCommerce and digital transactional sectors, identifying investment's in early-seed, seed, venture and series A rounds.

The Fund's first portfolio companies are already showing significant revenue growth and customer traction. Our 'all under one roof' approach provides the Fund's portfolio companies with exclusive access to the Fuel Ventures network and hands on mentoring for the start-up founders.

Bringing together great entrepreneurs into an environment of innovation, collaboration and support in office space in the heart of London. We provide a unique combination of mentorship, experience and access to investment required to drive a business and ideas to success.


We find extraordinary entrepreneurs with innovative and aspiring businesses.


The Fuel Ventures Fund invests in some of the UK's most exciting early stage companies.


We help the fund grow and scale companies with great potential and global ambitions.

We Help Companies Maximise Their Success

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Global marketplace for exhibition and exposition equipment hire
Events Case
All-in-one branded event and exhibition management platform
Discovery and booking platform for local services
Response IQ
B2C sales acceleration and communication platform
Global platform for design, production and retail of custom clothing
PLatform reinventing the giftcard supply chain for retailers and consumers

Team's notable exits and investments

One of Europe's leading voucher code and discount brands*
Last Second Tickets
B2B white-label ticketing retail platform*
Create and discover custom Spotify playlists*
Backend ecommcerce infrastructure for online and mobile retailers
Omnichannel point of sale solution for retailers and the hospitality sector
Ve Interactive
Ecommerce conversion maximisation platform**


** Original Investor, Acquired Out Of Administration

Meet Us


Mark Pearson


CEO / Founder

Mark is an award winning digital entrepreneur having achieved multiple successful exits over the last decade. Mark takes an active role in mentoring the Fund's portfolio of companies.

David Marrinan-Hayes

David Marrinan-Hayes

Chief Operating Officer

David looks after all operational aspects of the fund including investment processes, fund reporting and strategic planning. A digital product and strategy professional he was previously MD of Markco Media.

Monik Durmus


Investor Relations Director

Monik has previously worked with international investors in providing funding for UK businesses. She now manages the relationship with the Fund's key investors and assists startups with fundraising.

Jing Xu


Investment Director

Jing has extensive experience working with international investors and key Asian markets. Jing leads Fuel Venture's fundraising activites in addition to providing business planning advice to portfolio companies.

Annabel Cruddas

Annabel Cruddas

Associate Director

Annabel works on fund operations including marketing, communications, financial operations and portfolio communications, investment processes and events .

Eric Yang

Eric Yang


Eric is a CFA Level II-qualified analyst with a background in mathematics and international business. Eric works assists financial strategy and due diligence on potential investments.

Why Us

Why? Simple, because we love what we do...


Fuel Ventures is created by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs.

We bring a broad range of operational expertise to the early stage of a company's life. All of the fund's early stage portfolio companies are based in our London HQ. We enjoy rolling our sleeves up and building companies alongside the founders and their teams. We do this by assisting the Fund's companies in:

  • Mentoring.
  • HR, legal and operational support.
  • Guidance on marketing and growth strategies.
  • Helping to identify follow-on financing.
  • Product and technical assistance.
  • Exit planning.

Always Looking For Next Superstars

Want to work in a great business?

Fuel Ventures works with many successful companies. Our aim is to become one of the most recognised and successful teams when it comes to mentoring the next wave of super entrepreneurs and businesses and helping them achieve commercial and competitive success.

We are always looking for the best people who share the same vision, drive and work ethic as us. Do you have what it takes? Get in touch!

We have loads of opportunities for

innovative, creative, business leaders

Currently we want amazing :

Co-Founders Venture Development Engineering Design and Product Management Online Marketing Customer Management Operations and Business Intelligence Finance & Legal HR and Office Management Public Relations and Content Marketing

Interested in Fuel Ventures?

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Fuel Ventures, Third Floor, 1 Derry Street, London, W8 5HY.

Fuel Ventures Limited is the appointed representative of Sapphire Capital Partners LLP, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority with firm reference number 565716.

Investing in start-ups and early stage businesses involves risks, including illiquidity, lack of dividends, loss of investment and dilution. It should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio. The Fuel Ventures Fund investments are targeted exclusively at investors who understand the risks of investing in early stage businesses and can make their own investment decisions. Any pitches for investment are not offers to the public.