OPERATING EXCELLENCE AND INDUSTRY EXPERTISE
C16 is a venture arm of the Cobham Group, which brings deep operating experience in the space, aerospace and defence sectors. We have a track record of helping businesses at the forefront of innovation, accelerating their growth and expanding their geographical presence, and have a rich network of both industry and functional experts to help support the companies we back
Our team is comprised of investors with sector expertise, as well as entrepreneurs who truly understand what building a successful business entails
Our Cobham heritage means we understand the journey from inception to commercialisation, and are highly experienced in bringing innovative product and software technologies to market
Cobham is owned by Advent International, a leading private equity firm that helps to bring rigour and speed of execution to any investment decision
TO SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION OF IDEAS AND TECHNOLOGIES
We have the conviction to back both early-stage founders and more established teams (Series A to E) looking to scale or accelerate growth.
TO INVEST GLOBALLY, WHILST ALSO FLYING THE FLAG FOR UK ENGINEERING
We invest globally, seeking best-in-class ideas and teams wherever they may be; but we also recognise our UK heritage and are keen to back companies that can support the rich engineering tradition in our heartland.