Dorset Capital typically takes an active role in its portfolio companies. Examples include assisting with organizational, structuring, legal, financing, operational, marketing, and scaling strategies and issues. Goals of management participation are organizing the business to attract financing, collaborations, and investor interest, providing limited in-house counsel support to prepare the company for a third party due diligence review, increase efficiency dealing with outside counsel, and to a certain level reduce legal expenses. Participation with a company can take a variety of forms. Examples are a consulting role, acting as a member of an advisory board, or a more formal role on the board of directors.
Because of extensive experience with UK companies and finance, Dorset is positioned to assist companies suitable for expansion from the U.S. to the U.K. and companies from the U.K. considering expansion to the U.S.
- Medical devices that simplify diabetes management
- Medical imaging technologies that enable early dection of cancer
- Multiple –omics analytics applying machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to develop diagnostic and precision medicine solutions for rare diseases, including diseases of intestinal inflammation, Juvenile and non-Juvenile Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and related subset rare diseases
- US companies suitable for UK expansion or funding and UK companies suitable for US expansion or funding.