Are you a founder, business owner or CEO looking to scale your business? Then you're in the right place.

We are a complete working partner for the scale-up phase.

We provide the funding, expertise, methodology and support tailored to your business needs at the right times. Plus we can enable you to derisk by taking money off the table.


No investment losses in 18 years, funding and supporting each business through thick and thin, achieving a higher valuation on exit, every time. Partnering with us is reliable and lucrative.

Portfolio Performance

  • 35%

    Averaging 35% year-on-year sales growth vs <10% beforehand

  • 5x

    Averaging >5x return on investment

  • 0

    0 investment losses in over 18 years

After 18 years as Root Capital, we rebranded to ScaleUp Capital to better reflect what we actually do.

More than financiers,
we’re world class scale-up operators

We have scaled up many technology businesses and learned lessons every time – lessons you will profit from.

This know-how is embedded into our Scaler programme. Proven methods, benchmarks, tools and tips to rapidly scale up your business and transition it through a critical lifestage to profit and maturity.

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Flexible, Pragmatic, Direct – creating value
at speed

We find ways to meet the personal goals of every shareholder, whether it’s to exit, de-risk, repay debt, fund growth and expansion, or acquire other businesses.

We focus on what matters and move fast to complete deals in weeks, not months. We don’t need everything about your business to be perfect: underlying business quality and potential excite us.

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