Boundary Capital was set up in 2009 initially from a network of business angels to become a venture capital company focusing on early stage technology investments that positively impact and improve lives.

The Company’s headquarters are in London and it covers investments throughout the UK.

As well as funding, we can also provide commercial assistance, including business development. We have a network of over 300 investing directors with specific expertise who can help open doors with customers and partners, as well as advise and help shape and develop your business.

OUR UNIQUE VENTURER MODEL

Our ‘Venturer’ model means that we find executives with appropriate sector expertise, who are able to provide support and connections to the management team. The Venturer also invests in the business, thus aligning all stakeholders. We engage with Venturers as soon possible in the process so help us and the management of the business to assess the fit.

OUR VALUES

Boundary Capital focuses on technologies that have a positive impact on the way we live our lives. These include:

Life science technologies that are focused around long-term health and particularly around increasing and sustaining quality of life for all

Engineering innovations that assist humans to build and curate a more sustainable environment, lowering pollution and carbon footprints

Software and data science innovations that empower and democratise skills and knowledge for the benefit of all

OUR TEAM

Dan Somers

Dan Somers

Managing Partner
Dan is a serial entrepreneur; founder and CEO of several IT businesses, including the managed services provider VC-Net. He has also founded and held executive and non-executive position of other growing electronics, software and green tech businesses.

Formerly a strategy consultant with LEK Consulting. He holds an MA from Cambridge University in Natural Sciences and a Diploma in Business Studies.

Dr Richard Leaver

Dr Richard Leaver

Partner
Richard has an extensive and successful track record in venture capital, having served as CEO at Blue Star Capital plc and of an offshore defence fund. This followed 5 years as a Fund Manager at Chord Capital where he and his colleagues managed aggregate assets of over £25m plus corporate investment. He has invested and successfully exited investments from 4 funds in a diverse range of technology sectors.

Formerly in senior roles with Cambridge based consultancy Sagentia Group, following 11 years with BAE Systems in R&D. He holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from Durham University as well as MBA, C.Eng., MIET and MIEEE.

Dr David Gee

Dr David Gee

Partner
David has over 20 years of industrial and venture capital experience in a range of sectors including automotive, electronics, IT and materials.  Previously he was CEO of TTP Ventures, an early stage technology VC, where he had several successful realisations including Argenta Discovery and Oxford Diffraction.  At university his research was in high performance computing and theoretical physics.
Dr Adrian Parton MBE

Dr Adrian Parton MBE

Partner
Adrian obtained his Biochemistry degree in 1985 and his PhD in Molecular Virology in 1988, and worked as a postdoctoral scientist in Cambridge until 1990.

He has been in industry for the last 25 years and has successfully grown businesses from concept to production and subsequently into multi-national businesses in the areas of water diagnostics (Genera Technologies Ltd – sold in 2000 to Idexx Labs Inc for $17m), food diagnostics (Matrix MicroScience Ltd – sold to Life Technologies Inc for $20m) and “e-banking” using software and hardware (Cronto – sold to Vasco Data Security in 2013 for €17m).  Adrian is currently a Director of; Objective Imaging Ltd (Hardware Software Automation business), DenovoPartners Ltd (provides strategic support for growing businesses), Snapa Ltd (novel packing solutions), and Chairman/Owner of Ivy House Country House Hotel.