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21st February 2020

NPIF's investment into Alderley Park reaches £2.5m

  The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), which is delivered by British Business Bank has invested a total of £2.5m into businesses based at Alderley Park, Cheshire, the UK’s largest single site life science campus.  The £2.5m invested into businesses at Alderley Park forms part of NPIF’s £10m milestone that was recently achieved in the Cheshire and Warrington region. Alderley Park offers bioscience facilities for life science companies at every stage and is home to over 200 businesses. It includes a range of workspaces, events and a community that encourages businesses to collaborate, innovate and grow.  ...

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NPIF's investment into Alderley Park reaches £2.5m

21st February 2020

Top trends in robotics 2020

Top trends in robotics 2020

  From 2020 to 2022 almost 2 million new units of industrial robots are expected to be installed in factories around the world....

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20th February 2020

VONQ Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

VONQ Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

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20th February 2020

Daystar Power directors awarded as High Impact Entrepreneurs for Nigeria

Daystar Power directors awarded as High Impact Entrepreneurs for Nigeria

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20th February 2020

Process Vision receives investment from Henley Business Angels members

Process Vision receives investment from Henley Business Angels members

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20th February 2020

 MedTech business Inotec AMD secures £7m VC injection

MedTech business Inotec AMD secures £7m VC injection

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Top trends in robotics 2020

21st February 2020

  From 2020 to 2022 almost 2 million new units of industrial robots are expected to ...

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Alternative Finance in the 2020s: four bold predictions for the next decade

14th February 2020

John Auckland, founder of TribeFirst, shares his predictions for alternative finance in the 2020s...

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20 Thoughts from 20 years of Angel Investing

21st January 2020

Simon Blakey gives us the benefit of his 20 years experience as an ...

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Accelerator/Incubator Funds: an opportunity for crowdfunding investors?

20th January 2020

James Murdoch considers whether Accelerator/Incubator Funds are a good option for crowdfunding in...

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Concirrus closes $20m in Series B lead by Albion VC

18th February 2020

Leading marine and automotive insurtech Concirrus has announced that it has closed a $20 mi...

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George Whitehead and Alliott Cole join the Angel CoFund from Octopus

12th February 2020

The Angel CoFund (ACF) has made two appointments to ...

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Foresight invests £500k in Novel Technologies to commercialise its SILVERbac antimicrobial technology

11th February 2020

Foresight has made a £500,000 growth capital investment into Novel ...

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Foresight invests additional £1.1m in Tudor Group to acquire AQS

4th February 2020

Foresight Group has made a further £1.1 million growth capital investment...

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Maven leads £2.1 million seed funding in Oak Intranet

3rd February 2020

Oak Intranet has raised £2.1 million additional seed funding round led by existing investor...

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Albion Capital VCT top up offers raise £34m after strong performance

22nd January 2020

Albion Capital, the leading independent investment manager, closed its 2019/2020 VCT top up...

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Praetura Ventures raises £22 million in under 12 months

14th February 2020

Praetura Ventures, the Manchester-based investor that backs early-stage businesses in high-value ...

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Par Equity boosts team with two new appointments to fuel growth

10th February 2020

Par Equity, the leading Scottish EIS Fund Manager, has appointed two new team m...

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Ingenious invests in leading supplier of terahertz technology systems TeraView

7th February 2020

Ingenious has invested in TeraView, the pioneer and leader in terahertz technology and solutions,...

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Symvan Capital invests in secure digital asset custodian Custodiex

3rd February 2020

Symvan Capital has completed the first tranche of an up to £1 million investment in ...

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PetMedix win Best Start-up 2019 in the Animal Pharm Awards

21st February 2020

  PetMedix has been voted best start-up in the global Animal Pharm Awards. The...

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VONQ Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

20th February 2020

  Appointments follow investment by pan-Europe...

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Livingbridge investee company Brainlabs completes two acquisitions

17th February 2020

Livingbridge investee company Brainlabs has made two investments in online marketing agency Disti...

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New report: Investment into spinouts declines

21st February 2020

Last week, Beauhurst launched The Deal, its annual equity report on investment tre...

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The rise of the Neobanks

17th February 2020

New research by SmallBusinessPrices.co.uk analyses how neobanks are on the rise and why the...

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2019 shifted towards blockbuster M&A transactions says Hampleton report

13th February 2020

The latest Fintech M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, the international technology me...

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Early-stage startups suffer funding fall in 2019 says Beauhurst's The Deal

13th February 2020

Beauhurst has published The Deal - a review of publicly-announced equity fundraisings in 20...

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Crowdcube exit: Pod Point acquired by EDF

17th February 2020

Electric vehicle charge-point maker, Pod Point, which raised funds three times on Crowdcube, has ...

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Crowdcube reports eighth consecutive record-breaking quarter

14th February 2020

Crowdcube, Europe’s leading crowdfunding platform, has achieved its eighth record-breaking ...

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Accelerator/Incubator Funds: an opportunity for crowdfunding investors?

20th January 2020

James Murdoch considers whether Accelerator/Incubator Funds are a good option for crowdfunding in...

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Cowboy breaks records to become largest ever cleantech raise on Crowdcube at £3.7m

13th January 2020

Cowboy, the design driven electric bike company, has hit an impre...

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NPIF's investment into Alderley Park reaches £2.5m

21st February 2020

  The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF...

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Triple Point Completes £10m Loan Facility in WeFlex

19th February 2020

  Triple Point Investment Management has announced a £...

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Funding deal gives green light for North West property developer’s first project

18th February 2020

  Newly formed Manchester based property developer Northern ...

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Fresh look for Knighton’s Costcutter will help community thrive

18th February 2020

  The Development Bank of Wales has invested £200,000 ...

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MedTech business Inotec AMD secures £7m VC injection

20th February 2020

Inotec AMD, a fast-growing medtech business that has developed an innovative device to heal and t...

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Dropps Receives $16m (£12.5m) From The Craftory

19th February 2020

It’s no secret that the world’s oceans are rapidly becoming unrecognizable as the imp...

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British Patient Capital commits $50m to Atomico V

19th February 2020

  British Patient Capital, a subsidiary of the British Busin...

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Stoke-on-Trent recruitment company receives £500k MEIF investment

19th February 2020

The Supply Register which is based in Stoke-on-Trent has secured a significant investment,&n...

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Process Vision receives investment from Henley Business Angels members

20th February 2020

  Process Vision, a leading business in prevent...

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Tech Nation Rising Stars winners announced

17th February 2020

Tech Nation, the UK network for ambitious tech entrepreneurs, has revealed the 10 early-stage sca...

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SPRINT supports development of first UK-made thermoelectric generators for space

14th February 2020

Leicestershire-based European Thermodynamics, an SME developer and supplier of thermal management...

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Dealroom raises €2.75m to support global expansion

13th February 2020

Dealroom has raised €2.75M Euros in a Series A round co-led by Shoe In...

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Great Point Media appoints Jamie Lowe as Head of Institutional Distribution

14th January 2020

Great Point Media, the London-based media and investment group, has appointed Jamie Lowe as Head ...

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Optune reaches first close of seed round

11th November 2019

Swiss startup Optune has successfully closed the first close of its seed rounds with Bexio ...

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The future of media investment: interview with Great Point's Dan Perkins

9th October 2019

On the first birthday of the Great Point Ventures...

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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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Concirrus closes $20m in Series B lead by Albion VC

18th February 2020

Leading marine and automotive insurtech Concirrus has announced that it has closed a $20 mi...

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Financial services AI business lands £2.5m funding from Praetura

22nd January 2020

FeedStock, an AI-driven SaaS business that leverages the latest natural languag...

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Blackfinch Invests in Innovative Fitness Technology Company Auro

9th January 2020

Blackfinch has invested c.£500,000 in London-based company Auro...

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MedTech business Inotec AMD secures £7m VC injection

20th February 2020

Inotec AMD, a fast-growing medtech business that has developed an innovative device to heal and t...

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Unmind raises $10 million to improve employee mental health

13th February 2020

Unmind, the workplace mental health platform, today announced it has raised 10 ...

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Forth, developers of science-led testing for athletes, gets £1m from Development Bank of Wales

12th February 2020

The winners of the ‘Welsh Innovation of the Year Award’ at the Welsh SME Business Awa...

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Foresight invests £500k in Novel Technologies to commercialise its SILVERbac antimicrobial technology

11th February 2020

Foresight has made a £500,000 growth capital investment into Novel ...

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Triple Point Completes £10m Loan Facility in WeFlex

19th February 2020

  Triple Point Investment Management has announced a £...

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Financial Adviser finding platform Unbiased secures £5.6m from YFM

21st January 2020

Funds advised by YFM Equity Partners have backed a £5.6m investment into Unbiased EC1 Limit...

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AIC appoints new board members

20th January 2020

The membership of the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has elected Gay ...

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$200m investment to globalise corporate sustainability

13th January 2020

GP Bullhound, a leading technology advisory and investment firm, has acted as financial exclusive...

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Stoke-on-Trent recruitment company receives £500k MEIF investment

19th February 2020

The Supply Register which is based in Stoke-on-Trent has secured a significant investment,&n...

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Livingbridge investee company Brainlabs completes two acquisitions

17th February 2020

Livingbridge investee company Brainlabs has made two investments in online marketing agency Disti...

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One Stop Business Finance invests has raised £100k to support growth

11th February 2020

Yorkshire-based SME funding specialist One Stop Business Finance has ...

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Henley Business Angels backs £1.2m funding round for recruitment platform Placed

27th January 2020

Placed, a mobile recruitment matchmaking platform for the service industry, has received investme...

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Sunburnt grapes and bouncing stones

3rd December 2019

I was in Burgundy last week with a travelling companion to have a look at the wines of the 2018 v...

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Rory Stewart, Nick Jenkins and Henry Blofeld headline at 10th VCT & EIS Investor Forum

21st November 2019

Rory Stewart, Nick Jenkins and Henry Blofeld are amongst the top speakers at today's VCT & EI...

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The Expansion of a Grapey Universe

7th November 2019

  Many years ago, when I first joined the wine trade, the nu...

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Seven Stories set to drive innovation at VentureFest North East

31st October 2019

Next month’s flagship innovation conference, VentureFest North East will bring over 800 bus...

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