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18th January 2019

50% of PE firms say tech innovation offers biggest value in financial services

Intertrust, a global leader in providing expert administrative services to clients operating and investing in the international business environment, interviewed private equity professionals across Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia to identify the value-add delivered by new technologies now and in the future. Over half (53%) of respondents to the survey believe financial services creates the most potential for value creation through technological innovation, ahead of healthcare (18%), consumer (8%), energy (8%), industrials (8%) and TMT (5%). More than half (51%) identified the biggest technology risk when assessing target companies as cybersecurity or data breaches ...

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50% of PE firms say tech innovation offers biggest value in financial services

18th January 2019

Bowmark Capital appoints new partner

Bowmark Capital appoints new partner

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has appointed Simon Adcock as a partner and head of portfolio management.  Simon brings over 20 years’ experience in corporate advisory and management roles and was previously senior portfolio director at Ll...

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17th January 2019

Seldon secures £2.7m in Seed round led by Amadeus

Seldon secures £2.7m in Seed round led by Amadeus

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17th January 2019

BGF backing for AIM-listed companies soars

BGF backing for AIM-listed companies soars

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17th January 2019

Cycle.land smashes through fundraising target

Cycle.land smashes through fundraising target

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17th January 2019

Beauhurst Report: Accelerating the UK

Beauhurst Report: Accelerating the UK

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Perspectives Read ALL

The venture capital market – a year in review and trends to anticipate

16th January 2019

Alex Sleigh, Investment Director at Newable shares his thoughts on trends from last year, what to...

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Private clients increasingly interested in private capital exposure

14th January 2019

By Robert Crowter-Jones, Head of Private Capital at ...

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2019: things are getting distributed, edgy and interesting

14th January 2019

Simon Murdoch from Episode1 Ventures reflects on what 2019 might bring.......

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Expect volatility but positive returns in 2019 says deVere

10th January 2019

Tom Elliott, deVere Group’s International Investment Strategist, comments on what we can ex...

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Superfood Bakery raises £240k from investor including Henley Business Angels

14th January 2019

Superfood Bakery, a company that makes delicious gluten-free dairy-free baking mixes and snacks s...

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Lein Applied Diagnostics receives funding from Henley Business Angels

10th January 2019

Lein Applied Diagnostics, a company that specialises in innovative and precise optical technology...

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2018 a record breaking year for Archangels

8th January 2019

Archangels, the Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate, believed to be the oldest in...

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HBAN to sign up 75 new angels in 2019

7th January 2019

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation r...

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Maven managed funds leads £1.95m investment in Dyer Engineering

16th January 2019

Maven Capital Partners has, through its management of two regional funds, provided £1.95 mi...

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Ingenious launches Vision VCT to target television and audio-visual content

11th January 2019

Ingenious, the alternative investment manager that specialises in the media sector, has announced...

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Unicorn AIM VCT to launch new £15 million offer

11th January 2019

The Unicorn AIM VCT plc has announced the intention to launch an offer for subscription to raise ...

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Puma Private Equity closes £3.6m investment in Dymag

10th January 2019

Puma Private Equity, the private equity division of Puma Investments, has closed an investment of...

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Open Bionics attracts £1.5m investment from Foresight Williams

14th January 2019

Foresight Group has invested £1.5 million from the Foresight Williams Tec...

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iDefigo raises latest funding from Unicorn Ascension Fund

12th December 2018

iDefigo Group Ltd, which offers IoT (Internet of Things) solutions for the surveillance industry,...

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Seneca Partners sells North West based Foodpack

4th December 2018

3 years on from saving the business from Administration in a £7.5m deal, ...

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Gary Barlow brings festive stardust to Daisy & Ollie Christmas special

26th November 2018

VCT & EIS Investor Forum sponsor CHF Entertainment has announced that supersta...

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Bowmark Capital appoints new partner

18th January 2019

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has appointed Simon Adcock as a partner and ...

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Paul Sullivan takes new role at British Business Bank

18th January 2019

The British Business Bank has appointed Paul Sullivan to a new position as Seni...

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Sanford DeLand appoints Rex Orton as new Chairman of the Board

16th January 2019

  The Board of Sanford DeLand Asset Management (SDL) has ann...

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IGF bolsters ABL sales team after record-breaking year

15th January 2019

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), the leading independent&nbs...

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Knowledge Read ALL

Beauhurst Report: Accelerating the UK

17th January 2019

Accelerators are a vital part of the UK’s early-stage company ecosystem, going from strengt...

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Business formations recover to reach new high in 2018 says CFE research

15th January 2019

he latest Companies House data, as analysed by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CF...

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European venture capital’s “new normal”

15th January 2019

eFront, the leading financial software and solutions provider dedicated to Alte...

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Equity Crowdfunding Read ALL

TheVeganKind.com raises £65k in crowdfunding round

17th January 2019

A fast-growing online retailer, TheVeganKind.com, has moved into a bigger warehouse in Glasg...

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Cycle.land smashes through fundraising target

17th January 2019

Cycle.land, the bike sharing marketplace unlocking the assets of unused bikes, ha...

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Abundance closes largest investment to date for Orbital Marine Power

11th January 2019

The UK’s leading peer-to-peer ethical investment company Abundance has started th...

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Crowdcube hits record figures in 2018

8th January 2019

Crowdcube hit its best-ever figures across a range of measures in 2018, as crowdfunding continues...

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IGF bolsters ABL sales team after record-breaking year

15th January 2019

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), the leading independent&nbs...

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IGF financing fits golf business benross down to a tee

8th January 2019

In 1997 Benross’s CEO Jon Everitt set out with a singular...

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Blend Network secures £10m of seed funding

18th December 2018

PEER-TO-PEER development loans platform Blend Network has secured £10m of funding from priv...

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Giles Andrews joins Dynamic Credit to Chair Supervisory Board

17th December 2018

Giles Andrews OBE, co-founder of Zopa, the world’s first marketplace lender, will join Dyna...

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QuadSAT Secures £700,000 Seed Funding

18th January 2019

QuadSAT, the drone-enabled antenna testing company, today announced it has closed its £700,...

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Fuel Ventures leads fight against investor bias

18th January 2019

Fuel Ventures, a leading London-based V...

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BGF backing for AIM-listed companies soars

17th January 2019

BGF provided a record investment of almost £50m into AIM-listed companies in 2018, bringing...

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QuadSAT Secures £700,000 Seed Funding

18th January 2019

QuadSAT, the drone-enabled antenna testing company, today announced it has closed its £700,...

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Goldman Sachs leads $8m investment in Immersive Labs

15th January 2019

Immersive Labs has announced that Goldman Sachs has led an $8m Seri...

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Learning is the New Tech says CEO of EdtechX Holdings

9th January 2019

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet, Chief Executive of EdtechX Holdings, the Nasdaq-listed education techn...

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Boundary Capital Partners portfolio company raises £3.6m to accelerate growth

7th January 2019

  Dymag Group, the British designer and manufacturer of carb...

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Seldon secures £2.7m in Seed round led by Amadeus

17th January 2019

Seldon, the machine learning deployment specialist, today announced a £2.7m funding round l...

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Wandelbots raises €6m from Paua Ventures and EQT

14th December 2018

Wandelbots, the company that is democratising robotics with demonstration-based...

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Investing in Computing Architecture – Part II

11th December 2018

Eva Rez from Episode 1 gives her explores Investing in Computing Architecture in the second part ...

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Investing in Computing Architecture: viewpoint from Episode 1

6th December 2018

Episode 1's Eva Rez gives her insight into the opportunities and challenges around investing in C...

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Chronomics secures £1.12 million seed funding

14th January 2019

Chronomics, a pioneering company in health-tech innovation, has just launched t...

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Open Bionics attracts £1.5m investment from Foresight Williams

14th January 2019

Foresight Group has invested £1.5 million from the Foresight Williams Tec...

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Lein Applied Diagnostics receives funding from Henley Business Angels

10th January 2019

Lein Applied Diagnostics, a company that specialises in innovative and precise optical technology...

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Silicon Valley Bank’s 2019 Healthcare Report: record investment in the U.S. and Europe

8th January 2019

Healthcare venture investment in the U.S. and Europe reached a new high in 2018, according to Sil...

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Financial Services Read ALL

Business formations recover to reach new high in 2018 says CFE research

15th January 2019

he latest Companies House data, as analysed by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CF...

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Heartwood launches new dynamic reporting solution

15th January 2019

Heartwood Investment Management, the asset management arm of Handelsbanken in the UK, ...

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Private clients increasingly interested in private capital exposure

14th January 2019

By Robert Crowter-Jones, Head of Private Capital at ...

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P2PFA platforms surpass £10 billion in lending

13th December 2018

Total lending facilitated by P2PFA platforms passed £10 billion during th...

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Shoosmiths advises on nGAGE’s acquisition of Henlow Recruitment Group

7th December 2018

Private equity experts at UK law firm Shoosmiths have advised nGAGE, one of ...

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Over a third of SMEs concerned about Brexit, says GlobalData

6th December 2018

Brexit remains the largest concern for small businesses in 2018, as uncertainty remains over whet...

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The AngelNews Wine Column: Caspar Bowes reports back from Burgundy

3rd December 2018

I’ve just returned from a few days in Burgundy: a brief sojourn that offered (besides clear...

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The AngelNews wine column: Howzzat?!?

7th November 2018

  “I remember a visit to a domaine in Burgundy –...

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Green Angel Syndicate backs Piclo to transform energy trading

15th October 2018

Green Angel Syndicate has invested in Piclo (formerly Open Utility) in its late...

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Connexin joins the Northern Powerhouse

9th October 2018

Smart cities technology firm Connexin has become an official partner of the Northern Powerhouse P...

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