Starvest plc is a venture capital firm specializing in growth capital, early stage and mid stage investments, seed/startup, small company new issues, and pre-initial public offering opportunities. It invests in alternative investment market (AIM) companies engaged in the natural resources sectors including minerals and precious metals exploration. It may also diversify in agriculture and fertilizers sectors. The firm seeks to invest between £0.02 million ($0.03 million) and £0.3 million ($0.43 million) in its portfolio companies and can invest more in some cases. The firm does not take active part in the management of the investee companies, although directors of the firm are also directors on the boards of other investee companies. Starvest plc was founded in 2000 and is based in London, United Kingdom.