Venture Capital

Venture capitalists are the architects of the future. As a venture capitalist, your ambition is boundless. And your vision? Groundbreaking. But in the world of high-stakes investments, the path to success is paved with plenty of challenges…

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Insurance for VCs. Covered.

The venture capitalist realm is filled with people who think outside the box. Trailblazers looking to revolutionise industries through their investments. But even the brightest ideas can be derailed by the unpredictable nature of the startup landscape. 

Here are the insurances you’re likely to need as you scale.

Professional Indemnity

Cover in case someone claims for losses or damages because of your advice or services.

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Directors' & Officers'

This covers founders and some of the leadership team for company mismanagement.

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Why partner with us.

Capsule has been a proactive and forward thinking insurance partner for Octopus Ventures. Capsule’s work to help clients use their ESG credentials to access insurance benefits has been a real value add for our portfolio, and has been a great incentive for teams to get value from their annual ESG survey. We really appreciate their support.

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Laura Heaton, Portfolio Manager at Octopus Ventures

Our venture capital experts


April Bellchambers

FinTech & Venture Lead

Meet April, chartered insurance broker and specialist in cutting-edge tech with deep knowledge of blockchain and FinTech.

She’s managed the insurance programmes of multiple Web3 unicorns, leveraging her experience at leading firms including Lockton and Protean.


Alice Garnier

VC Partnerships Manager

Nothing gets past VC Partnerships Manager Alice. She keeps an eagle eye on the businesses in our VC partners’ portfolios, ensuring their insurance programmes are keeping pace with any developments or notable changes in the way they work.

Tom Wynne CEO Capsule Insurance

Tom Wynne

Founder CEO

Previously Group MD at Kingsbridge Insurance Brokers, Thomas knows how to navigate the world of business insurance. He’s deeply embedded in the scale-up and VC ecosystem, and experienced too – leading the firm through two private equity rounds and a £120m EV sale.

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Impact Report 2023

Capsule’s business model was designed to do good. It’s in our DNA, from becoming a B Corp to working with insurers to secure discounts for the ESG community.

That's why we created this impact report, to show how we're disrupting the insurance sector - and the positive moves we're trying to make on society and for the planet in the process.

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Insurance Guide

Attention scale-ups: Don’t let risks slow you down in the fast lane of business growth.

It’s time to take control of your risk management. Our exclusive guide for scale-ups reveals the insurance secrets that 80% of high-growth businesses miss out on.


  • The key coverage you need to stay compliant

  • Why your coverage matters

  • Insurance expenses to budget for

  • The benefits of a dedicated growth partner

…and join the 20% that thrive – download your copy today, and safeguard your tomorrow.

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