Venture capital firm launches on Yorkshire campus

A UNIVERSITY-FOCUSED venture capital firm has launched its first £2m fund in partnership with the University of Sheffield.

Campus Capital is in talks with other Northern universities and plans to roll out nationwide.

It will invest in early-stage technology companies, university spin-outs, alumni businesses or local start-ups.

The firm has been launched by entrepreneurs Michael Howe, founder of Sheffield-based artificial intelligence firm Otus Labs, and Samantha Deakin Hill, who previously ran a digital a... For the full story register now for free or login below...