top of page

FAQs, Guides & Resources for UK Startups

Guides, tools and checklists for every aspect of startup fundraising from the Capital Pilot team and other trusted advisors.

Accelerate Your Fundraise

Do you know exactly what investors need to make a decision on your startup? And, more importantly, do you know what they need to make their decision easy? Keep scrolling for practical advice on how to tell investors exactly what they need to hear. 


Business Opportunity

Have you shown demand for your product or service? Do you have any traction?


Is it clear how the business will grow? How will you reach customers?


How attractive is the market? Is it large? Is it growing?


Will an investor be confident that this team will meet their targets in the coming years?

The Capital Pilot Assessment Report was very comprehensive. I used it to enhance and refine our pitch deck and focus in particular on more clearly demonstrating the market opportunity.

- Biswajit Kundu, Nuvven

The Pitch
Articles, tools and templates to help you put together a winning pitch. This includes the deck, financial model, and other materials investors generally look at when making an investment decision.

Read more

Image by Headway
The pitch

Fundraise Fundamentals

Are you ready to take on investment? Make sure you have all the information you need and have completed the steps required to be able to move swiftly when the time is right.

Read more

Image by SpaceX

UK Startups

Information on government support and tax relief specifically for UK-based startups.

Read more

Image by Blake Wisz

"Capital Pilot's services are high quality and well-principled in terms of addressing fundraising issues for startups and scale-ups. They are informative and generous and use their connections to create win:win outcomes."

- Ian Tracey, AnchoredIn

General Resources

Tools and information to help you build a great startup.

Read more

Image by Danielle MacInnes
bottom of page