RLC Ventures is an award-winning venture capital firm that invests in high-growth potential, seed-stage companies across 4 verticals: Fintech, Enterprise, AI and Gaming. The fund also looks for founders to possess an emerging-market footprint.
Social Impact Venture Pledge:
We are the only venture capital firm that pledges to commit a portion of exit profits to important social causes of the founder’s choice. This aligns our investment with the socially responsible values held by our young founders to make a positive impact on society.
To back founders building global tech companies, from idea to exit.
- Best SEIS Investment Manager 2019 - 'One to Watch' At the Growth Investor Awards
- Winners of the 2018 UKBAA Best Entrant to Angel Investments - One To Watch.
- CEO and Founder Reece Chowdhry was named in the "Top 5 Asian Tech Investors"
2018 and is the youngest ever investor profiled by The Sunday Times.
- Members of the BVCA (British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association) and UKBAA (UK Business Angels Association).
We invest across 4 Industry Verticles: Fintech, AI, Gaming and Enterprise.
We look for UK headquartered, EIS/SEIS eligible companies with an emerging market footprint.
Key team members
Reece is the Founder and CEO of RLC Ventures and an award-winning venture capitalist. Having previously been an EY Management Consultant, he launched RLC Ventures back in 2016 and has continued to grow the fund substantially. In 2019 Reece was named in the top '100 Bame leaders influencing the tech sector' by The Financial Times, recognising his impact on the UK technology ecosystem.
Jeff is the Non Executive Chairman of RLC Ventures and is a seasoned investor with over 30 years of experience. He was previously in charge of over $5bn of AUM at BMO Global Asset Management and is a regular commentator on CNBC and Bloomberg TV.
As the former CEO of Telecity, Michael built the business from £6M market cap to a £2.6bn business. Michael has managed many successful exit strategies for organisations including; Pacnet, Itconic, Datapipe, and Basefarm.
Bettingmetrics is an online sports betting platform that combines all betting activities in one place where users can record their bets and analyse their performance.
Example portfolio companies
Bettingmetrics is an online sports betting platform that combines all betting activities in one place where users can record their bets and analyse their performance. (Acquired)
Greendeck is a B2B AI pricing business for online retailers. (Invested in 2019)
Hub85 connects spreadsheets, data & end-user behaviour – transforming this information into relevant reporting and analytics that surface insights, alert to enterprise risks, inform business decisions, and unlock new opportunities. (Invested 2019)
Scribeless is a SaaS platform that enables individuals and organizations to create handwritten letters using Artificial Intelligence to deliver more effective and engaging communication experience at scale and on-demand. Customers can type and send letters in their own handwriting. (Invested 2019)
Labworks is a Webby award-winning voice games studio based in London and Lithuania, developing games for Alexa and other voice devices. (Invested 2020)