• Introducing new health and wellness venture capital firm, No.9 Partners.

  • Investing in the best new early-stage entrepreneurs, products, and companies.

  • We are created by founders for founders.

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GOAL

Our goal is to access the very best entrepreneurs within the health & wellness sector, to achieve outsized returns as they flourish within one of the world’s fastest growing and most exciting industries.

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MISSION

How can entrepreneurs be empowered to transform the health & wellness landscape, while remaining true to their founding principles and desires?

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PURPOSE

Create a global network of capital and experience to foster the advancement of global wellness by partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs tackling today’s challenges of healthy and active living

FOUNDING PARTNERS

Entrepreneurs with sector specific expertise and fund management experience

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DARREN CHAPPELL

As an active angel investor, passionate advocate of the industry and former national level athlete, Darren spends his time seeking out tomorrow’s health and wellness innovators. Offering counsel via positions as a mentor, advisor and non-executive, he has looked to add significant value by working in partnership with invested companies.

Prior to founding No.9, Darren spent the last decade trading global macro markets at two of the world’s premier financial institutions: Hedge Fund Moore Capital and Asset Manager Wellington International. This invaluable experience at the cutting edge of fund-management ensures that No.9 is well-placed to become an adept long-term investor.

LEE FORSTER

As the co-founder of premium wellnessbrand Neat Nutrition, Lee is outstandingly positioned at the forefront of the industry, with deep relationships across both the sector and wider start-up community. His dedication and desire to spot key trends in health and wellness has seen him speak at MIT, appear on BBC World News and be interviewed by Bloomberg.

Lee is a former GB International Swimmer turned entrepreneur and has ten years of distinguished experience as a strategy consultant, managing M&A for start-ups within the health-care space. His understanding of the challenges faced by early stage  companies in this space is integral to No.9’s ethos.

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OUR EDGE

Using a targeted approach to leverage our unfair advantage with like-minded founders

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SECTOR
FOCUS

Specialising solely on ventures within health & wellness allows us to fully harness the future scale and scope of the industry as a whole.

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EARLY
ACCESS

Through our extended network, we access exciting entrepreneurs with the potential for rapid growth and outsized returns.

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RELATABLE
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Our desire is to provide a refreshed approach to VC, with collective deal-sourcing, an in-house incubator and the experience of former founders.

IDEALLY POSITIONED

Based in London and LA we will be at the forefront of wellness innovation

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IDENTIFY

Identify and invest early in world-class founders within the sector.

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COLLABORATE

Collaborate, connect and create. Offer our experience as former founders to provide a refreshed approach to VC.

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POTENTIAL

To appreciate innovators as individuals, embrace their originality and partner as equals.

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