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18th June 2019

InsurTech Inzura.ai secures £1m from industry leaders

Inzura.ai the UK based global InsurTech has raised a further £1m in a pre-A funding round. This follows a seed investment round in early 2018 and rapid growth in the UK and South East Asian markets. Inzura works with brokers and insurers to deliver enhanced digital versions of their insurance products through smartphone apps, leveraging telematics, integrated dashcams and artificial intelligence (AI). With some customers already achieving over 30% improvements in loss ratio, Inzura's digital products are customer focussed, cost significantly less to operate, reduce fraud, and enable greater pricing accuracy....

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InsurTech Inzura.ai secures £1m from industry leaders

18th June 2019

Christophe Lavigne  joins Keensight Capital

Christophe Lavigne joins Keensight Capital

Keensight Capital, a leading private equity manager dedicated to pan-European Growth Buyout investments, has appointed Christophe Lavigne as Operating Partner....

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17th June 2019

Nexeon secures funding for new battery materials initiative

Nexeon secures funding for new battery materials initiative

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17th June 2019

Regional SME investment takes centre stage

Regional SME investment takes centre stage

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17th June 2019

Funderbeam raises US$ 4.5 million in series A funding

Funderbeam raises US$ 4.5 million in series A funding

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17th June 2019

Palamon sells leather accessories brand, Il Bisonte, for €100 million

Palamon sells leather accessories brand, Il Bisonte, for €100 million

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Start-up Spotlight: The Invested Investor interviews Angel Academe co-founder Sarah Turner

12th June 2019

In partnership with The Invested Investor, this month’s Start-up Spotlight features an inte...

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13% of UK employees are unhappy at work says Robert Half survey

4th June 2019

The UK workforce is becoming increasingly held back by mental health problems s...

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Artificial Intelligence is a disruptive force in UK financial services, says Intertrust

4th June 2019

New research from Intertrust shows an overwhelming majority (94%) of UK-based f...

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InsurTech Inzura.ai secures £1m from industry leaders

18th June 2019

Inzura.ai the UK based global InsurTech has raised a further £1m in a pre-A funding round. ...

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Regional SME investment takes centre stage

17th June 2019

With a huge shift in emphasis towards regional funding support, the Connected Investing eve...

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Start-up Spotlight: The Invested Investor interviews Angel Academe co-founder Sarah Turner

12th June 2019

In partnership with The Invested Investor, this month’s Start-up Spotlight features an inte...

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Maven funds invest a further £750,000 in honcho

14th June 2019

Maven Capital Partners has invested a further £750,000, in disruptive car insurance platfor...

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YFM Equity Partners invests £3.6m into disruptive video agency Wooshii

12th June 2019

Funds advised by YFM Equity Partners, the specialist private equity fund manager, has backed a &p...

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Start up accelarator Rockstart publishes impressive program ratings

28th May 2019

Rockstart, Europe's premier startup accelerator, has published the ratings of the 10 accelerator ...

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YFM backs elearning specialist Elucidat with £3.5m investment

23rd May 2019

YFM Equity Partners has invested £3.5 million in in Elucidat Limited...

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Praetura Ventures closes maiden EIS fund at £15 million

10th June 2019

Praetura Ventures today has closed its 2019 Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund at £15m...

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EMV Capital portfolio company Q-bot secures £3m funding

10th June 2019

London-based Q-Bot, an EMVC portfolio robotics company that has developed a sol...

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Calculus Capital and Stargrove Pictures launch ‘new breed’ creative content fund

5th June 2019

Calculus Capital and Stargrove Pictures have launched a new EIS fund in association with the Brit...

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Christophe Lavigne joins Keensight Capital

18th June 2019

Keensight Capital, a leading private equity manager dedicated to pan-European ...

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Regional SME investment takes centre stage

17th June 2019

With a huge shift in emphasis towards regional funding support, the Connected Investing eve...

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Funding Options appoints David Keene from Google as CMO

14th June 2019

Funding Options has appointed David Keene to its senior leadership team as Chief Marketing Office...

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Financier John Allbrook joins IGF board as Chairman

13th June 2019

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), a leading independent commercial finance provider, today announ...

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UK boards lack tech expertise says Russell Reynolds report

18th June 2019

UK boards are seriously lacking non-executive directors with skills and experti...

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UK smaller businesses receive record £6.7bn equity finance investment, says British Business Bank report

14th June 2019

The amount of equity invested in smaller UK businesses rose 5% to £6.7bn in 2018, the highe...

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Beauhurst data reveals the most active investor types in the UK

14th June 2019

The diversity of investor types in the UK contributes to the success of the nation's high-growth ...

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European Buy & Build activity in 2018 reaches record high

11th June 2019

European Buy & Build activity reached its highest recorded level in 2018 wi...

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CrowdProperty hits two major milestones

17th June 2019

Specialist property peer-to-peer lender CrowdProperty has hit two more major milestones afte...

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OurCrowd & NOAH Advisors partner to jointly promote startup investments in Europe

7th June 2019

OurCrowd, a leading global investment platform and Israel’s most active venture ...

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Product Guru’s ‘Tinder for retailers and suppliers’ platform raises £300,000

4th June 2019

Product Guru, an online platform described as ‘Tinder for retail buyers and pr...

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SEIS/EIS: great tax benefit democratised or too great administrative hassle and risk?

20th May 2019

  In his second article, James Murdoch considers the substantive a...

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Funding Options appoints David Keene from Google as CMO

14th June 2019

Funding Options has appointed David Keene to its senior leadership team as Chief Marketing Office...

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Challenger Mobile Communications set for growth

12th June 2019

Business to business (b2b) telecoms provider Challenger Mobile Communications is targeting growth...

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finnCap Group plc strengthens debt advisory team with senior hires

11th June 2019

finnCap Group plc, a leading adviser and broker to ambitious growth companies, is delighted to an...

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Groovy UK receives £250,000 from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

6th June 2019

Groovy UK Limited, a wholesale and giftware business, has received a £250...

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QuarterOne raises funding from Seedcamp

18th June 2019

QuarterOne, the sales forecasting software start-up for SMEs, raises first maj...

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Christophe Lavigne joins Keensight Capital

18th June 2019

Keensight Capital, a leading private equity manager dedicated to pan-European ...

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Nexeon secures funding for new battery materials initiative

17th June 2019

Nexeon, the company developing and supplying battery materials for rechargeable Li-ion batteries,...

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Palamon sells leather accessories brand, Il Bisonte, for €100 million

17th June 2019

Palamon Capital Partners, a European growth buyout private equity firm, has signed an agreement t...

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UK boards lack tech expertise says Russell Reynolds report

18th June 2019

UK boards are seriously lacking non-executive directors with skills and experti...

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QuarterOne raises funding from Seedcamp

18th June 2019

QuarterOne, the sales forecasting software start-up for SMEs, raises first maj...

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Nexeon secures funding for new battery materials initiative

17th June 2019

Nexeon, the company developing and supplying battery materials for rechargeable Li-ion batteries,...

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YFM Equity Partners invests £3.6m into disruptive video agency Wooshii

12th June 2019

Funds advised by YFM Equity Partners, the specialist private equity fund manager, has backed a &p...

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Great Point backs Seven Seas Films to support growth

22nd May 2019

Great Point, the UK’s leading independent media and investment firm, ...

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SuccessData raises £600k from SuperSeed to support growth ambitions

13th June 2019

AI data extraction start-up SuccessData, formerly known as sc.io, has closed a £600k invest...

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EMV Capital portfolio company Q-bot secures £3m funding

10th June 2019

London-based Q-Bot, an EMVC portfolio robotics company that has developed a sol...

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Artificial Intelligence is a disruptive force in UK financial services, says Intertrust

4th June 2019

New research from Intertrust shows an overwhelming majority (94%) of UK-based f...

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Suir Valley Ventures invests in Ambisense as part of €1.1m investment round

3rd June 2019

Suir Valley Ventures, the entrepreneur-led venture capital fund launched in partnership wit...

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Downing leads £1.5m investment in The Electrospinning Company

5th June 2019

Downing Ventures has led a £1.5 million funding in The Electrospinning Company, alongside V...

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Seventure Partners renews support to Domain Therapeutics and invests €3.5M

29th May 2019

Domain Therapeutics has announced that it has secured a €3.5M ($3.9M) investment from ...

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Syncona founds Quell Therapeutics with £35 million investment

23rd May 2019

Syncona Ltd has founded Quell Therapeutics, a new cell thera...

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PBD Biotech appoints new CEO

23rd May 2019

Angel backed novel diagnostic developer PBD Biotech has appointed new CEO Mark Hammond to drive t...

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QuarterOne raises funding from Seedcamp

18th June 2019

QuarterOne, the sales forecasting software start-up for SMEs, raises first maj...

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InsurTech Inzura.ai secures £1m from industry leaders

18th June 2019

Inzura.ai the UK based global InsurTech has raised a further £1m in a pre-A funding round. ...

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Maven funds invest a further £750,000 in honcho

14th June 2019

Maven Capital Partners has invested a further £750,000, in disruptive car insurance platfor...

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3 million UK businesses struggle to stay on top of finances

7th June 2019

Research by Funding Options, the UK’s leading business finance marketplace, has reveal...

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BGF invests in high-growth Extentia Group

7th June 2019

BGF, a leading investor in high-growth UK businesses, has invested £10m of equity in Extent...

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Global Tech Advocates launches Tech Japan Advocates

30th May 2019

Global Tech Advocates (GTA), the international private sector network connecting tech hubs ...

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Panoramic Growth Equity backed Quill is aquired by Webedia Group

21st May 2019

Panoramic Growth Equity, the leading equity investor in fast growth, entreprene...

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13% of UK employees are unhappy at work says Robert Half survey

4th June 2019

The UK workforce is becoming increasingly held back by mental health problems s...

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Resonance launches third regional SITR fund in North West

31st May 2019

Social impact investment company Resonance has launched their latest Social Impact Tax Relief (SI...

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New Podcast series is on the hunt for London’s top start-up businesses

8th May 2019

Award winning British content company Somethin’ Else is casting for a ground-breaking podca...

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AngelNews Wine Column: Thoughts on this year’s primeurs campaign

7th May 2019

  For the second year running, I eschewed the annual en prim...

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