About Us

The Team

  • The Growth Stage was founded by Simon StewartSimon Acton and Jennie Holloway - each with complementary skills for the 3 categories of firms we partner with. Sam Bygott-WebbKenny FlahertyJoerg PruessmeierAndrew Tapper and Del Huse joined shortly after the launch in October 2018, adding further fund management, investment banking and venture know-how. Meru Capital invested in 2019, with New York based CEO Guru Ramakrishnan joining our board
  • Based in Europe & the USA, our team have extensive global experience in accountancy, investment banking, fund management, corporate advisory and as entrepreneurs
  • Please watch our 2 minute introductory video 


Our Partners

  • This platform is exclusively for regulated Institutional Investors, providing access and funding to Private Companies, supported by leading Professional Advisers
  • Institutional Investors provide a larger pool of capital, only take minority stakes and typically have a longer term investment strategy, compared to Private Equity firms
  • All our Advisers are leaders in their professional fields


Our Mission

  • To introduce some of the world’s smartest Entrepreneurs to the world’s best Advisers, with the opportunity to receive funding from the largest pool of permanent capital
  • We charge the lowest fees, using the smartest digital platform technology
  • We want all Companies, Advisers and Investors who have partnered with us, to benefit significantly from using The Growth Stage 

The Growth Stage™ Limited is a company registered in England and Wales, registration number 10833705, with its registered office at 4th Floor, 18 St. Cross Street, London, EC1N 8UN, UK

The Growth Stage™ Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority