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Beauhurst analysis of the top fund raisings for companies founded in 2019
Sorted secures £15 million from Merian, NVM and Praetura
Graphite Capital acquires global conference specialist Hanson Wade

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20th August 2019

Oxford spinout MoA Technology wins funding from Parkwalk and Oxford University Innovation

MoA Technology Limited, the crop protection discovery company, has secured £6.3m ($8m) Series A round to develop its unique crop protection discovery platforms in a bid to avert the global herbicide resistance crisis. The funding round into MoA was co-led by Oxford Sciences Innovation, the world’s largest university venture fund, and Parkwalk Advisors, the largest EIS growth fund manager focused on university spinouts. Oxford University Innovation, the University’s innovation arm, assisted in spinning the company out in 2018....

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Oxford spinout MoA Technology wins funding from Parkwalk and Oxford University Innovation

20th August 2019

National finalists of MSDUK Innovation Challenge announced

National finalists of MSDUK Innovation Challenge announced

The organisers behind the prestigious MSDUK Innovation Challenge have announced their finalists for 2019.  After a full day of pitches from shortlisted Challenge entrants the 12 strong judging panel, drawn from a wide cross-section of UK industry and academia, were finally able to agree upon...

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19th August 2019

Jaltek Systems completes £1m funding from IGF

Jaltek Systems completes £1m funding from IGF

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19th August 2019

BiVictriX strengthens board and completes fund-raising

BiVictriX strengthens board and completes fund-raising

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19th August 2019

Appnovation Receives £9.3m in Equity Financing

Appnovation Receives £9.3m in Equity Financing

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19th August 2019

Maven invests £2m in hi-growth FinTech firm Delio

Maven invests £2m in hi-growth FinTech firm Delio

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Perspectives Read ALL

Investors to move assets out of UK as economy ‘stumbles towards abyss’, says deVere CEO

12th August 2019

A growing number ofUK and global investors will move their assets overseas as Britain stumbles to...

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SME investments hailed as tonic for market volatility

8th August 2019

PRIVATE equity investments into UK-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have be...

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How do founders select the 'right' investor for their business?

6th August 2019

For entrepreneurs to be able to find the ‘right’ investors, and vice versa for funder...

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Electric car models in the European market set to more than triple within the next three years

2nd August 2019

  Commenting on the number of electric car models in the European ...

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Angel Investment Read ALL

Green Angel Syndicate invests in BuyMeOnce

7th August 2019

Green Angel Syndicate has invested in BuyMeOnce, the destination website for long lasting product...

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How do founders select the 'right' investor for their business?

6th August 2019

For entrepreneurs to be able to find the ‘right’ investors, and vice versa for funder...

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Nottingham’s universities join forces with Minerva Business Angels

29th July 2019

Minerva Business Angels, part of the University of Warwick Science Park and one of the most succe...

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innogy Ventures invests in world’s first Intelligent Mobility Operating System

8th August 2019

innogy Ventures, the venture capital investment arm of innogy Innovation Hub, has invested ...

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GCHQ accelerator alumni CyberSmart raises £1.3M VC funding

1st August 2019

CyberSmart, a GCHQ Cyber Accelerator alumni, has secured £1.3 million in new financin...

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Thriva secures £6m Series A funding round

1st August 2019

Thriva, the proactive health company, has secured a £6M Series A funding round. The f...

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Foresight invests additional £4m into ONFAB

23rd July 2019

Foresight Group has invested a further £4 million growth capital investme...

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Foresight Williams invests £1.5 million in Industry 4.0 metrology experts INSPHERE

6th August 2019

Foresight Group has made a £1.5 million investment from the Foresight Wil...

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Exploring alternatives for investors in a climate of uncertainty

8th July 2019

Triple Point's Belinda Thomas considers what alternatives there are for investors seeking income ...

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Fertility startup Dr Fertility raises £1 million seed funding

25th June 2019

North West-focused Praetura Ventures has backed fertility startup Dr Fertility in ...

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Talent Spotter Read ALL

National finalists of MSDUK Innovation Challenge announced

20th August 2019

The organisers behind the prestigious MSDUK Innovation Challenge have announced their finalists f...

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IGF expands ABL team following strong end of year results

9th August 2019

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), a leading independent commercial finance provider, appoints Dav...

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Paul Lehair joins AlbionVC as Investment Manager

8th August 2019

AlbionVC, the technology investment arm of Albion Capital, has appointed Paul L...

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Beauhurst analysis of the top fund raisings for companies founded in 2019

20th August 2019

In this article, Beauhurst highlights the top fund raisings in 2019 by companies that were founde...

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The US population is increasingly better off, and increasingly unequal

12th August 2019

According to the emotively-named ‘Misery Index’, the US is better o...

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Economic Intelligence Wales’ report highlights confidence in Welsh businesses

9th August 2019

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in Wales have higher levels of confidence than their UK counte...

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Start-up survival and death rates according to Beauhurst

9th August 2019

In 2018, Enterprise Research found that almost half (45.3%) of startups don't survive b...

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Equity Crowdfunding Read ALL

Equity Crowdfunding: silly valuations or a fair price for investment?

29th July 2019

  In his latest article for AngelNews, James Murdoch ...

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We, Equity Crowdfunding Shareholders, are Owners too!

24th June 2019

In his latest article, James Murdoch discusses the importance of regular company reporting and po...

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Why Crowdfunding is the New Business Loan

21st June 2019

In recent years, Alternative Finance funding channels that exist outside of the traditional...

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How to make crowdfunding work in Europe

21st June 2019

If the crowdfunding market in Europe is to continue to develop, it needs an EU-wide framework, sa...

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Jaltek Systems completes £1m funding from IGF

19th August 2019

Jaltek Systems, a leading manufacturer of complex, electronics assemblies has secured a £1m...

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IGF expands ABL team following strong end of year results

9th August 2019

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), a leading independent commercial finance provider, appoints Dav...

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Anglesey ice cream parlour, Red Boad, sails to expansion

1st August 2019

  It’s been serving the Anglesey community delicious g...

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British Business Bank supports over 89,000 businesses over the year

29th July 2019

British Business Bank has supported over 89.000 businesses with £6.6bn of finance, an incre...

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Graphite Capital acquires global conference specialist Hanson Wade

20th August 2019

Graphite Capital, a leading UK mid-market private equity specialist, has backed...

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Sorted secures £15 million from Merian, NVM and Praetura

20th August 2019

Leading global delivery software business Sorted Group has raised £15 million in a Se...

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Oxford spinout MoA Technology wins funding from Parkwalk and Oxford University Innovation

20th August 2019

MoA Technology Limited, the crop protection discovery company, has secured £6.3m ($8m) Seri...

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Beauhurst analysis of the top fund raisings for companies founded in 2019

20th August 2019

In this article, Beauhurst highlights the top fund raisings in 2019 by companies that were founde...

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Sorted secures £15 million from Merian, NVM and Praetura

20th August 2019

Leading global delivery software business Sorted Group has raised £15 million in a Se...

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Maven invests £2m in hi-growth FinTech firm Delio

19th August 2019

Maven Capital Partners, one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has invested &po...

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Panoramic supports Manchester based Vaioni in next phase of growth

12th August 2019

Panoramic Growth Equity, a leading equity investor in fast growing, entrep...

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CEOs at FTSE 100 financial services companies lacking a background in technology

9th August 2019

With widespread disruption from new and emerging technologies facing compa...

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Media Read ALL

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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AI & Robotics Read ALL

FNA announces $5.5m Series A funding to drive global risk reduction

2nd August 2019

FNA has closed a $5.5m Series A investment round led by IQ Capital, with participation from GETTY...

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Standard Cognition secures $35 million Series B for European expansion

26th July 2019

  Standard Cognition, which is building the next interface ...

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The ‘Futr.’ is bright for AI start-up after raising £2.4m in seed funding

26th July 2019

Machine learning start-up Futr. has secured £2.4m in seed funding in a round led by V...

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Oxford University Spinout Zegami secures £1.25 million

22nd July 2019

Zegami, the augmented intelligence company helping businesses unlock their data potential through...

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Health Read ALL

Wellington Partners raises €210 million life science fund

5th August 2019

Wellington Partners has announced the final close of its fifth-generation fund Wellington P...

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Thriva secures £6m Series A funding round

1st August 2019

Thriva, the proactive health company, has secured a £6M Series A funding round. The f...

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UK test for bovine TB to help US farmers

1st August 2019

  The Animal Health Laboratory within the Colorado Departmen...

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£17m investment for Bluecrest Health Screening

31st July 2019

  Bluecrest Health Screening, a leading provider of affordable ...

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Maven invests £2m in hi-growth FinTech firm Delio

19th August 2019

Maven Capital Partners, one of the UK’s most active private equity houses, has invested &po...

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Keller Williams partners with Investerge, the UKs only property investment marketplace

12th August 2019

Keller Williams, the world’s largest estate agency, has entered into a pa...

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CEOs at FTSE 100 financial services companies lacking a background in technology

9th August 2019

With widespread disruption from new and emerging technologies facing compa...

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Kantox and Silicon Valley Bank partner to provide cutting-edge FX hedging technology to UK corporates

8th August 2019

Kantox, a leader in foreign exchange (FX) management solutions, has partnered with Silicon Valley...

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Graphite Capital acquires global conference specialist Hanson Wade

20th August 2019

Graphite Capital, a leading UK mid-market private equity specialist, has backed...

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Appnovation Receives £9.3m in Equity Financing

19th August 2019

Appnovation has received £9.3m in equity financing fro...

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Ashfords advises WhiteHat on $16m funding led by Index Ventures

19th July 2019

Ashfords has advised WhiteHat on its recent $16 investment by Index Ventures, with participation ...

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The AngelNews wine column: A sterile soloist sings the best

27th June 2019

Our resident wine expert, Caspar Bowes of Bowes Wine...

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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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