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Entries open:   31st January 2022

Entries close: 4th March2022

Pitch sessions: Week commencing 21st March 2022

Are you interested in working with a FTSE250 partner to help drive your growth?

TechMarketView is once again working with Capita Scaling Partner to find start-ups and scaleups with innovative, scalable, data driven solutions.

If you are the Founder, CEO or MD of a business that meets the eligibility criteria, apply now for the opportunity to become a Scaling Partner and unlock your growth potential!

Application deadline: Friday 4 March 2022

If your application is successful, you will be invited to a pitch day in late March with the Scaling Partner and TechMarketView teams to review and discuss what a strategic partnership might look like.

Further info on Capita Scaling Partner can be found on their website.

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Capita Scaling Partner has been helping start-ups and scaleups accelerate growth and enhance their valuations since 2018

TechMarketView has been working with Capita Scaling Partner (CSP), the corporate venture arm of the UK’s largest business services company, since 2018. Over that time, CSPs disruptive partnership model has developed as an attractive alternative in unlocking potential and accelerating growth in start-ups and scale ups. With ten investments under its belt to date, CSP recently announced its second successful exit for a partner company.

Examples of the power of the CSP Partnership Model

Adepto was acquired by a US based learning experience platform, Degreed in 2019.

CSP's Value Add:

  • Successful exit in 2019 to a US Silicon Valley tech firm
  • 6 x revenue growth within 18 months of CSP partnership
  • Introductions to 150 + companies across the UK, Singapore and South Africa

Cloud-based adaptive learning platform that allows organisations in high-skill areas to create, deliver and monitor adaptive online learning.

CSP's Value Add:

  • 3 x revenue growth in the first 9 months of CSP partnership
  • Transforming the way legacy training is being delivered internally to clients including large corporate and government entities and leading UK retail banks

Network of fully managed, globally distributed software developers and data engineers that work remotely within an AI powered platform.

CSP's Value Add:

  • 12 x run-rate revenue growth in the first 20 months of CSP partnership
  • Integrated into three multi-million pound public sector bid submissions
  • Signed first Middle East customer

Why partner with Capita?

  • Market access: We provide partners with access to Capita's network of over 9,000 clients and 8,000 suppliers across the biggest companies in the UK. This is an opportunity which cannot be replicated by any other form of growth strategy, including traditional angel, VC or PE funding.
  • Dedicated support team: We deploy full-time employees from the Capita Scaling Partner team who work with the partner to help unlock opportunities and accelerate sales. This is a hands-on relationship that wouldn't be seen in usual corporate venture models. We work with every business to reach a common goal over a minimum of three years.
  • Market credibility: Partnering with the UK’s largest business services company in the FTSE 250 greatly augments your company’s market credibility.
  • Internationalisation: If appropriate, we can help support your company on its international expansion. We leverage Capita's relationship with British Chamber of Business and the Department for International Trade to target five global trade hubs (UAE, Singapore, US, EU and South Africa).
  • Outstanding track record: Capita Scaling Partner has helped numerous startups and scaleups achieve extraordinary growth and enhanced valuations.

Eligibility criteria

  • Data driven B2B solution: You should be the supplier of a cross-sector or sector-agnostic, enterprise-class, data driven B2B solution.
  • Technology platform: Your solution should play to themes such as AI, ML, Cloud, Cyber and automation and be delivered as SaaS, PaaS or BPaaS (Software/Platform/Business Process).
  • UK focus: Your company should have a strong focus on the UK market and preferably have its head office in the UK.
  • Established use cases: Your solution should be at least at the MVP stage and demonstrate an established use case with at least one corporate client.
  • Strong desire to grow: You will typically have annualised recurfring revenues of between £150k-£2m and be ready, willing and able to accelerate growth.
  • Privately held: You must not be publicly listed or a subsidiary of larger enterprise (but you may have external investors).
  • Strategic Capita fit: Your solution needs to be relevant to Capita clients across multiple sectors and be complimentary or enhancing to Capita’s proposition.

About Capita Scaling Partner

Capita Scaling Partner is the corporate venture arm of FTSE 250 Capita plc, the UK’s leading business services provider. Capita Scaling Partner enables early-stage businesses to scale fast, by providing them with access to Capita’s huge network of clients, suppliers, investors and subject matter experts to secure sustainable, long-term growth and profitability.

About TechMarketView

TechMarketView is the most influential boutique analyst & advisory firm in the UK. Trusted by tech suppliers and tech users as they navigate change, TechMarketView analysts are known for robust analysis of suppliers and disruptive market trends, blending UK depth with forward-looking insight. Launched in 2018, the TechMarketView Innovation Partner Programme (TIPP) is helping some of the UK’s leading enterprise software & IT services companies find innovative start-ups and scale-ups as potential partners. For more information visit www.techmarketview.com or email us at info@techmarketview.com.

Further information

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