Chirp is supported by a group of individuals, business angels and professional investors that all share our vision of changing the landscape for simple, intuitive interactive technologies using sound.

Our principal investors include:

UCL Business

UCLB is responsible for technology development and commercialisation transactions for University College London (UCL). Offering world-class expertise in areas from life sciences to engineering and from the arts to the built environment, UCLB works to make commercial connections between the expertise and innovations of UCL’s academics and the needs of industry and the wider marketplace. UCLB has supported Chirp from its early days as a research project within UCL’s computer science department through to commercialisation and spin-out.

Red Gate Software

Based in Cambridge, UK, Red Gate Software invests in and supports growth businesses that find, organize, analyze, visualize, share, protect, and breathe data, with particular focus on products related to Internet of Things, Big Data, and data privacy. 

Renaissance Capital Partners

Renaissance Capital Partners (RCP) is a private investment company based in London.

RCP typically invests between £100k and £500k in high growth companies, with an investment approach tailored to the business needs and the level of investment. RCP has a diverse portfolio of both private and listed investments in start-up, high growth companies and owns properties in both the UK and USA.