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20th February 2018

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.

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, BlackCurve helps its clients find the optimal price for their goods and services through sophisticated pricing algorithms and machine learning.

This investment will be used to expand the company’s core team across sales, software development and data science. Alongside this, BlackCurve will continue to develop its underlying software to deliver even faster accessibility, improved analytics and further scale its client-base through strategic platform integrations.

20th February 2018

Impact of Brexit on Private Equity minimal, says Augentius

Augentius’ annual global survey of private equity and real estate firms and their investors reveals snapshot of industry sentiment.


19th February 2018

NorthEdge backing helps Platinum go global

NorthEdge Capital has invested in leading stairlift designer and manufacturer Platinum Stairlifts, backing the existing management team led by Founder, Tim Frear. 

16th February 2018

Global recognition for Ashfords in PitchBook rankings

National law firm Ashfords has received strong rankings in PitchBook's, 2017 annual global league table - a comprehensive ranking of private equity and venture capital (VC) activity worldwide.

 

16th February 2018

Finance Durham invests £650k in biomass energy plant SDS

The Finance Durham fund has completed a £650,000 investment in Consett-based biomass energy plant, SDS Inc Limited. 

16th February 2018

Comtek Network Systems raises £500,000

Comtek will use the £500,000 investment from the Development Bank of Wales to invest in the manufacturing of cutting edge fibre optic transmission products.  Established in a garden shed in 1989 by the current Chief Executive Askar Sheibani, Comtek Network Systems UK Limited has grown from a one-man-band computer repair business to a pan-European provider of repairs, spares and support to the telecoms, datacoms, and network service industry.

15th February 2018

Rezatec raises £2 million

Rezatec, the leading provider of geospatial data analytics to the Infrastructure, Forestry and Agribusiness sectors, has announced completion of the second phase of a £2m financing round. 

15th February 2018

BGF opens permanent base in Wales

Patient capital investor BGF is set to open a permanent office in Wales as it continues to scale its operations across the UK & Ireland. 

15th February 2018

Blueliv secures €4 million Series A funding

Blueliv, Europe’s leading provider of enterprise-class cyberthreat intelligence solutions, has announced it has raised €4 million in Series A funding, made a senior appointment and relocated its Barcelona headquarters to help capitalize on growing customer demand worldwide. 

15th February 2018

Paperclip secures £500k led by Development Bank of Wales

Cardiff-based software firm Paperclip has secured over £500,000 in their latest funding round. The round was led by existing investor the Development Bank of Wales, with additional funding from a consortium of angels including GoCompare founder Hayley Parsons and the ex-CFO of the Financial Times Tim Ward, who was also part of the team that sold Friends Reunited to ITV in a deal worth £175 million in 2005.

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