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20th February 2018

BlackCurve raises £500k from Mercia

BlackCurve, which provides online retailers with advanced pricing tools to improve their revenue growth and profitability, has secured a seed investment of £500,000 from Mercia Fund Managers and software entrepreneur and investor, Nick Kingsbury. Founded in 2016 by Charles and Philip Huthwaite, ...

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20th February 2018

Draper Esprit invests in Evonetix

Draper Esprit invests in Evonetix

Draper Esprit has co-led in a $12.3 million fund raising by Evonetix, a Cambridge-based company pioneering an innovative approach to enable scalable and high-fidelity gene synthesis....

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Perspectives Read ALL

Why data about things is worth more than things themselves

20th February 2018

We will soon consume everything as a service......

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Green Angel identifies cleantech trends

19th February 2018

Green Angel Syndicate has teamed up with Venturescape...

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The Week That Was

19th February 2018

The Week That Was is released every week by ...

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Angel Investment Read ALL

Green Angel identifies cleantech trends

19th February 2018

Green Angel Syndicate has teamed up with Venturescape...

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How Governments can support entrepreneurs in CEE

19th February 2018

EBAN President Emeritus Paulo Andrez talks about how governments can support entrepreneurs follow...

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VCT Read ALL

SME optimism falling amid political uncertainty, says Albion

16th February 2018

SMEs are less optimistic than a year ago and cite finding skilled staff, red ta...

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Foresight invests in PowerLinks

14th February 2018

Foresight has invested several million pounds into PowerLinks Media Limited.&n...

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VCT managers discuss future opportunities and challenges

9th February 2018

Leading VCT mangers, including Puma Invesgments' Eliot Kaye, discussed the VCT market at the AIC'...

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Calculus invests £3 million in Open Energy Market

8th February 2018

Calculus Capital has invested £3m in Open Energy Market, an online platform that helps comp...

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EIS / SEIS Read ALL

Kuber adds five new funds

19th February 2018

Kuber Ventures has added five new EIS and SEIS funds to its platform, bringing the total nu...

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Deepbridge puts £3m into Zilico

19th February 2018

Zilico, part of the Deepbridge Technology Growth EIS portfolio, has ...

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Sapphire named best SEIS Fund at EISA Awards 2017

14th February 2018

Sapphire Capital Partners was named best SEIS Manager at this year's EISA Awards on 6 February....

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60 top early stage tech companies to pitch at EIE18

14th February 2018

Informatics Ventures, Scotland’s technology entrepreneur sup-port programme, has picked 60 ...

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Talent Spotter Read ALL

Saïd Business School Finance Lab appoints John Gilligan

20th February 2018

John Gilligan, a private equity and venture capital industry expert, has been appointed as Direct...

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Foresight invests in PowerLinks

14th February 2018

Foresight has invested several million pounds into PowerLinks Media Limited.&n...

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P2PFA appoints Paul Smee as Chair

9th February 2018

The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has appointed Paul Smee as new independent Chair, succeeding...

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Maven expands Midlands investment team

8th February 2018

The new investment managers will support growth SMEs across the West Midlands, ...

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Knowledge Read ALL

Impact of Brexit on Private Equity minimal, says Augentius

20th February 2018

Augentius’ annual global survey of private equi...

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SME optimism falling amid political uncertainty, says Albion

16th February 2018

SMEs are less optimistic than a year ago and cite finding skilled staff, red ta...

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Reputation of fintech staggeringly low

15th February 2018

An overwhelming majority of people in the UK have no idea about whether the reputation of fintech...

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Stakholderz and Intramezzo to host free networking event

15th February 2018

Stakeholderz and Intramezzo will be hosting an exclusive networking event featuring guest sp...

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Equity Crowdfunding Read ALL

Seedrs announces record trading activity

14th February 2018

Seedrs has closed the first trading cycle that has been open to all investors on it’s...

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Triodos to launch Crowdfunding Platform

7th February 2018

Triodos Bank, a global pioneer of sustainable banking, has become the first bank in the UK to lau...

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Crowdcube leads the industry investing £95m in 2017

5th February 2018

In new data released by industry research company Beauhurst, Crowdcube was foun...

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Retouch3D launched after a successful crowdfunding

18th January 2018

3D 2.0 Limited has announced the full availability of its crowdfunded 'Retouch3D' produ...

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Venture Capital Read ALL

Draper Esprit invests in Evonetix

20th February 2018

Draper Esprit has co-led in a $12.3 million fund raising by E...

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BlackCurve raises £500k from Mercia

20th February 2018

BlackCurve, which provides online retailers with advanced pricing tools to improve their revenue ...

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Impact of Brexit on Private Equity minimal, says Augentius

20th February 2018

Augentius’ annual global survey of private equi...

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NorthEdge backing helps Platinum go global

19th February 2018

NorthEdge Capital has invested in leading stairlift designer and manufacturer Platinum Stairlifts...

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Technology Read ALL

Oxford spinout Bodle secures £6m

13th February 2018

Bodle Technologies is aiming to transform how and where we interact with displays after attractin...

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London Co-Investment Fund makes 100th investment

13th February 2018

3 Years, 100 Investments, over £100m raised, nearly 1,000 jobs created ...

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Bowmark Capital backs MBO of ASK4

13th February 2018

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, is backing the buy-out of ASK4 Limited, the ...

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BYTON partners with Self-Driving Tech Company Aurora

8th February 2018

BYTON, an innovator of smart, premium electric vehicles, announced a partnership with Aurora, a l...

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AI & Robotics Read ALL

Amadeus tops list of Europe's AI investors

13th February 2018

According to PitchBook, these are the 11 most active backers in European machine learning and AI ...

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New Anglia Capital backs Spark EV

9th February 2018

Pioneering tech company Spark EV is driving business development of its artificial intelligence-b...

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BYTON partners with Self-Driving Tech Company Aurora

8th February 2018

BYTON, an innovator of smart, premium electric vehicles, announced a partnership with Aurora, a l...

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AI Festival CogX returns for second year

7th February 2018

CognitionX has announced that SoftBank Investment Advisers, which manages the ...

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Health Read ALL

Draper Esprit invests in Evonetix

20th February 2018

Draper Esprit has co-led in a $12.3 million fund raising by E...

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Deepbridge puts £3m into Zilico

19th February 2018

Zilico, part of the Deepbridge Technology Growth EIS portfolio, has ...

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LIfT BioSciences hits target with Shadow Foundr

12th February 2018

LIfT BioSciences has successfully raised more than £250,000 to develop a pioneering cancer ...

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Financial Services Read ALL

BlackCurve raises £500k from Mercia

20th February 2018

BlackCurve, which provides online retailers with advanced pricing tools to improve their revenue ...

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SEI’s Codify Welcomes Second Wave of Incubator Participants

16th February 2018

Five new participants have joined Cdify, the London-based RegTech incubator....

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Reputation of fintech staggeringly low

15th February 2018

An overwhelming majority of people in the UK have no idea about whether the reputation of fintech...

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Business Services Read ALL

Global recognition for Ashfords in PitchBook rankings

16th February 2018

National law firm Ashfords has received strong rankings in PitchBook's, 2017 annual global league...

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Zervant raises €6 million

14th February 2018

Finnish fintech company Zervant, which provides online invoicing software for small busin...

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Quilam backs SME lender Cafoss Finance

12th February 2018

Quilam has made a multi-million pound investment into Ca...

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70% of firms not cyber secure, say Hiscox

12th February 2018

A study of more than 4,000 organisations reveals major shortcomings in cyber security readiness a...

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Funding London invests in ‘Change Please’ to support London’s homeless

16th February 2018

Funding London – the Mayor of London’s SME investment organisation – has announ...

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Stock market falls a much needed market correction says Coutts

8th February 2018

So says Sven Balzer, Head of Investment Strategy at Coutts. This week’s s...

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Future Planet Capital Fund launches with $200m

6th February 2018

Future Planet Capital has raised up to $200m for its inaugural fund, The Future...

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BGF reports 200th investment

5th February 2018

BGF has announced its investment figures and key milestones for 2017, detailing another year of g...

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