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KALEAO closes $4.5m funding round

KALEAO closes $4.5m funding round

| 5th December 2019

Female led-companies account for record 24% of fund raisings on Crowdcube
James Ramsey joins Kuber as MD

James Ramsey joins Kuber as MD

| 5th December 2019

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5th December 2019

UK Creative Content EIS Fund makes first investment in WonderhoodStudios

The UK Creative Content EIS Fund, launched this summer by Calculus Capital and Stargrove Pictures in association with the British Film Institute (BFI), has made its first investment.  The fund, along with other Calculus funds, is investing in Wonderhood Studios, the creative business founded by former Channel 4 CEO David Abraham and senior partners from the TV production and advertising sectors.  Wonderhood is introducing a new hybrid model as a TV programme maker and advertising agency supported by a third capability which provides data-led insights into audience behaviour....

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UK Creative Content EIS Fund makes first investment in WonderhoodStudios

5th December 2019

Property investment platforms account for an average 30% of portfolios

Property investment platforms account for an average 30% of portfolios

New regulations being introduced by the FCA later this year will restrict individual investors new to the property investment platform sector to investing a maximum of 10% of their investable net assets through these platforms....

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4th December 2019

BGF-backed IFA forges ahead with DPF deal

BGF-backed IFA forges ahead with DPF deal

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4th December 2019

North East innovation network celebrates Award winners at VentureFest North East

North East innovation network celebrates Award winners at VentureFest North East

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4th December 2019

SeedTribe relaunches as ‘UK impact hub’

SeedTribe relaunches as ‘UK impact hub’

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4th December 2019

Vacuum Furnace Engineering receives £1.5m from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

Vacuum Furnace Engineering receives £1.5m from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

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Perspectives Read ALL

Has Brexit made us forget SMEs?

29th November 2019

With all the uncertainty around Brexit, and the General Election, busin...

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On the 25th anniversary of VCTs Wealth Club examines VCT returns and looks to the future

26th November 2019

Since they were launched in 1994, individual investors have ploughed an incredible £8.48 bi...

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Funds: Where have all the SEIS flowers gone?

26th November 2019

James Murdoch looks into his own portfolio and ponders the falling number of SEIS opportortunites...

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The State of European Tech

22nd November 2019

Following the release of the latest Atomico report looking ...

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EBAN publishes Fiscal Incentives and Co-Investment Compendiums

28th November 2019

EBAN, the European Business Angels Network, has produced the new editions of its much antic...

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Snaffling Pig secures investment From Henley Business Angels

18th November 2019

Snaffling Pig, the UK’s leading pork-based sn...

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Envestors company Ebury sells a majority stake to Santander for £350m

18th November 2019

Envestors has announced that the banking giant Santander has acquired a 50.1% controlling stake i...

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Teysha Technologies raises £1.2m supported by Angel Investment Network

15th November 2019

Bioplastics company Teysha Technologies has successfully raised £1.2m of investment, suppor...

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Mercia acquires NVM's VCT business

3rd December 2019

Mercia Asset Management has announced its intention to acquire the management of the three Northe...

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Gresham House Renewable Energy VCTs invest in bio-bean

29th November 2019

Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 1 plc and Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 2 plc have made a...

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MJ Hudson shines a light on VCTs in its new report

27th November 2019

MJ Hudson Allenbridge has publishd the inaugural edition of its ...

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On the 25th anniversary of VCTs Wealth Club examines VCT returns and looks to the future

26th November 2019

Since they were launched in 1994, individual investors have ploughed an incredible £8.48 bi...

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UK Creative Content EIS Fund makes first investment in WonderhoodStudios

5th December 2019

The UK Creative Content EIS Fund, launched this summer by Calculus Capital and Stargrove Pic...

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James Ramsey joins Kuber as MD

5th December 2019

Kuber the pioneering alternative fund investment platform offering acces...

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Praetura Ventures leads XR Games' £1.5m funding round

2nd December 2019

Independent games studio and virtual reality developer XR Games has secured a &...

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Blackfinch invests in Movebubble

27th November 2019

  Blackfinch has invested in London-based company Movebubble, foun...

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James Ramsey joins Kuber as MD

5th December 2019

Kuber the pioneering alternative fund investment platform offering acces...

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Female led-companies account for record 24% of fund raisings on Crowdcube

5th December 2019

Women-led companies have more success with Crowdcube’s crowdfunding platform than with any ...

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North East innovation network celebrates Award winners at VentureFest North East

4th December 2019

Hundreds of businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and experts descended on St James' Park, N...

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SeedTribe relaunches as ‘UK impact hub’

4th December 2019

Ethical investment platform SeedTribe has relaunched...

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Knowledge Read ALL

Property investment platforms account for an average 30% of portfolios

5th December 2019

New regulations being introduced by the FCA later this year will restrict individual investors ne...

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Closing the gap between small, medium and large enterprises in Wales

29th November 2019

Economic Intelligence Wales has published its latest report on medium-sized firms a...

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MJ Hudson shines a light on VCTs in its new report

27th November 2019

MJ Hudson Allenbridge has publishd the inaugural edition of its ...

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Q3 2019 is strongest on record for European venture capital

27th November 2019

European venture capital activity saw €5.9 billion invested across 296 rounds during the thi...

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Female led-companies account for record 24% of fund raisings on Crowdcube

5th December 2019

Women-led companies have more success with Crowdcube’s crowdfunding platform than with any ...

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Linton Hydro raises £3.3 million on Triodos

28th November 2019

Linton Hydro Ltd has successfully raised £3.3 million through the Triodos impact investment...

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Funds: Where have all the SEIS flowers gone?

26th November 2019

James Murdoch looks into his own portfolio and ponders the falling number of SEIS opportortunites...

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Snaffling Pig secures investment From Henley Business Angels

18th November 2019

Snaffling Pig, the UK’s leading pork-based sn...

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Vacuum Furnace Engineering receives £1.5m from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

4th December 2019

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) Debt Finance, managed by Maven Capital Partners, has p...

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Esme Loans hits £100M of lending

4th December 2019

Esme Loans, the SME digital lender backed by NatWest, has achieved £100million of lending t...

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Charity Bank raises £5 m subordinated debt with the help of ClearlySo

3rd December 2019

Charity Bank, the loans and savings bank owned by and committed to serving the social sector, has...

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NatWest and Moneypenny join forces to support UK small businesses

3rd December 2019

NatWest is partnering with Moneypenny, the world’s largest and highest rated outsourced com...

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KALEAO closes $4.5m funding round

5th December 2019

KALEAO has become Bamboo Systems, a provider of transformative ARM server architecture designed t...

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BGF-backed IFA forges ahead with DPF deal

4th December 2019

Sheffield-headquartered Independent Forgings & Alloys, one of the UK&rsquo...

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North East innovation network celebrates Award winners at VentureFest North East

4th December 2019

Hundreds of businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and experts descended on St James' Park, N...

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Tech Nation reveals the UK's top regional early-stage scaling tech companies

2nd December 2019

Tech Nation, the UK’s leading network for ambitious tech entrepreneurs, has revealed the 33...

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Technology Read ALL

KALEAO closes $4.5m funding round

5th December 2019

KALEAO has become Bamboo Systems, a provider of transformative ARM server architecture designed t...

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Finance firms spend most on cyber security 2019 says Hiscox

3rd December 2019

The prevalence and severity of cyber-attacks/breaches has damningly increased over the last few y...

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MMC backs Belfast-based Cloudsmith in £2.1m seed round

29th November 2019

MMC Ventures has backed Cloudsmith as the team build for the next stage of software developm...

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Croud secures £30 million investment from LDC

25th November 2019

GP Bullhound acted as exclusive financial advisor to Croud on a £30 milli...

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Media Read ALL

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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Headstart, the AI startup battling bias, closes $7m and signs Accenture in the US

19th November 2019

Headstart, the HR tech company using data science to remove bias when hiring, has announced...

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Forecast raises funds to bring AI to project management

4th November 2019

Copenhagen-based Forecast has announced new fundi...

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Beechbrook Capital’s Ireland SME fund completes first investment

22nd November 2019

Beechbrook Capital, the leading SME private debt fund lender, has appointed Conor Molloy as chair...

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Biotherapy secures £3 million investment from Foresight

13th November 2019

Foresight Group has made a £3 million investment into Biotherapy Services Limited, a ...

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Visionable raises £9.1m as it looks to the future of healthcare communication

13th November 2019

Visionable, the healthcare technology company providing a single video collaboration platform tha...

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NatWest and Moneypenny join forces to support UK small businesses

3rd December 2019

NatWest is partnering with Moneypenny, the world’s largest and highest rated outsourced com...

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Castle Corporate Finance scaling new heights

26th November 2019

Independently owned corporate finance adviser, Castle Corporate Finance, is a proud sponsor of th...

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Ex-Stanhope trio launch Eighteen48 Partners with $600m

25th November 2019

Co-founders Julien Sevaux and Tarek AbuZayyad have launched Eighteen48 Partners, a research-led p...

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Startup Funding Club leads £250k seed round for Ember

22nd November 2019

Startup Funding Club has led a £250,000 seed round into fintech company Ember. The accounti...

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BGF supports Hydrock in acquisition of MRB Consulting Engineers

28th October 2019

Engineering design consultancy Hydrock has announced its acquisition of Yorkshire-based MRB Consu...

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ProFinda receives £1 million Nesta investment

18th October 2019

ProFinda has received £1 million of funding from Nesta Impact Investments...

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Livingbridge invests £15 million in Nationwide Hire

14th October 2019

Livingbridge, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investors, has made a &poun...

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Riverside Invests in TOOLPORT

9th September 2019

The Riverside Company has invested in TOOLPORT, the leading European online provid...

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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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