London-based Martin’s Properties invests £3M in Love Ventures
In the latest development, Martin’s Properties, a property investment and development company, has invested £3 million in Love Ventures’ latest fund.
The London company’s investment will provide strategic support to Love Ventures to assist its growth, as it builds its team of multidisciplinary professionals and continues to raise capital ahead of its Fund II close on 29th October.
Carbon neutral company
Founded by Adrian and Marcus Love in 2020, Love Ventures specialises in the FinTech, PropTech, and ConsumerTech sectors. The company is carbon neutral and actively encourages its portfolio companies to work towards the same objective.
The team has a wealth of experience in investing in early-stage companies and predominantly consists of founders and exited entrepreneurs.
Its second fund is raising £10 million+ to continue investing in disruptive technology businesses at Seed-to-Series A.
Adrian Love, Partner at Love Ventures comments: “The UK is experiencing a ‘Silicon Valley’ moment with more than 100 ‘unicorn’ businesses with talent, knowledge, and capital being redeployed into early-stage companies as each success story flourishes. We are excited to be partnering with Martin’s Properties who recognise the tectonic shifts created by digital disruption and the opportunities that this creates over the long term.
Andrew Hynard, Senior Advisor at Love Ventures adds: “Love Ventures has fast become established as a highly respected technology investor, with a high calibre team of advisors including successfully exited entrepreneurs. We are delighted to have strategic investment from Martin’s Properties alongside their knowledge and expertise of the property sector.”
Tom Martin, Chairman, Martin’s Properties comments: “Following our initial investment into Gore Street Capital, our strategic investment into Love Ventures’ second fund marks a new chapter in the investment history of Martin’s Properties. We have been looking at several funds options and it was quite clear that Adrian, Marcus, and their advisory team are at the forefront of a new wave of technology ventures, including PropTech, and we are delighted to share our knowledge in this area.”