This is PreSeed Now

Do you invest in, or work with early-stage tech startups? PreSeed Now is your twice-weekly look at exciting new companies across the UK.

PreSeed Now digs into the product, market, and founder story of startups so you can understand how they fit into what’s happening in the wider world and startup ecosystem.

Discover the UK’s most exciting early-stage B2B and deep tech startups, anywhere from inception, through pre-seed funding to when they’re raising their seed round.

Track startups’ progress with our PreSeed Now Startup Tracker database

Subscribe to discover the founders developing cutting-edge deep tech and building market-transforming B2B products. We publish an in-depth profile of a different startup every Tuesday and Thursday, drawing from UK universities, accelerators, workspaces, and beyond.

  • Expand your dealflow

  • Learn more about the early-stage ecosystem across the UK

  • Spot future tech superstars and emerging trends

Who’s behind it?

PreSeed Now was founded in May 2022 by Martin SFP Bryant, a journalist and editor who has been involved in the the early-stage startup space since 2009.

In 2023, Martin was joined by Samantha Deakin, our head of growth.

Martin SFP Bryant and Samantha Deakin

PreSeed Now’s launch was featured on TechCrunch,, BusinessCloud, and Prolific North, and Samantha joining was covered by BusinessCloud and Prolific North.

How it works

Subscribe for free and you’ll receive a short version of each startup profile, but get the full experience by becoming a paying member:

  • You’ll receive a profile of a different startup in your email inbox every Tuesday and Thursday, with details of their funding, future plans and competition.

  • Paying members get the full version of each article, with a deep dive on each startup so you can fully understand what they’re working on, the challenges they face, their funding status, and more

  • Paying members get access to the PreSeed Now Startup Tracker: an ever-growing database of early-stage B2B and deep tech pre-seed startups based in the UK

  • Paying members also get full access to the website featuring all previous articles. It’s a valuable archive, full of insights from early-stage UK tech startups

  • Comment on articles to share your thoughts with other readers

You can get better value with an annual membership, or give PreSeed Now a try with a monthly subscription.

Paid subscriptions cost £10 per month or £100 per year. Sign up for free below and you can then upgrade your subscription.

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