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5th December 2018

NVM adds four to investment team

NVM Private Equity has strengthened its  investment team with the recruitment of Sam Sinclair, Ishaan Chilkoti, Charlotte Clarke and Carmine Circelli.  NVM is building a dedicated and focused VCT team to develop the business in a changed environment by bringing in people with experience in new, fast-emerging technology, finance and life science sectors.

Sam joins NVM as Talent Director and has over 10 years’ experience in executive search, assessment and advisory experience in the technology markets. NVM believes that access to the right people and expertise can make all the difference when it comes to scaling a business and Sam’s primary remit will be to build, develop and evolve NVM’s network of board directors and advisors whilst working closely with NVM’s portfolio businesses.

4th December 2018

Kuber Ventures hires former Fidelity International client services specialist

Kuber Ventures, the alternative investment platform specialising in EIS and SEIS, has announced the appointment of a new Head of Client Services to continue to drive the platform’s fast-paced expansion. Anne Butler, a former Associate Director of Fidelity International has joined the senior management team to lead on all elements of client services as the company adapts to an increasing demand for tax efficient investment products.

3rd December 2018

New board member for Intro Crowd


Strategic land investment platform Intro Crowd is pleased to welcome a new member to their board of directors this week.


26th November 2018

Europe’s top innovators celebrated at Corporate Entrepreneur Awards 2018

Market Gravity, the proposition design consultancy, hosted its ninth annual Corporate Entrepreneur Awards on Thursday 22nd November at the Design Museum London, celebrating big business innovation and recognising the individuals and teams behind it.

23rd November 2018

Mercia backed BlackCurve bolsters leadership team

Mercia backed price management and optimisation company, BlackCurve, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of software entrepreneur Martin Fincham as Chairman and Chee Wong, the former COO of Shazam, as Technical Advisor.

This follows a £500,000 investment from Mercia Fund Managers and software entrepreneur and investor, Nick Kingsbury, earlier this year. Since raising the seed round, BlackCurve has continued to bolster its team, expand its client base and make strong progress building out its product, including key integrations with BigCommerce, Magento and Shopify.

22nd November 2018

The Robots are coming!

Experience and interact with the latest developments in robotics technology at this year's VCT & EIS Investor Forum on the 30th November in London.  At our 'Invested Investor EXPO' at the Forum we will be showcasing six companies, backed by specialists robotics investors Britbots, who are at the forefront of the UKs robotics sector.  

20th November 2018

Business Angel Rachel Hannan named in Faces of a Vibrant Economy list

Angel Investor and Real World Group Chair Rachel Hannan has made the list of 100 progressive business leaders.

19th November 2018

WestBridge appoints new Investment Manager

WestBridge Capital has appointed a new Investment Manager as growth continues.

16th November 2018

Healthcare entrepreneurs gather in Exeter to put their innovations to the test

Healthcare entrepreneurs from the South West of England gathered at Exeter Racecourse to take part in a four-day workshop 

15th November 2018

BioSURE named Pitch@Palace winner

Pitch@Palace has hosted its tenth UK Event at Buckingham Palace, announcing BioSURE as the winner, with Stasher and Lilypads as the runners up after competing against thirty nine other finalists. On The Tools secured the title of Pitch@Palace People’s Choice Award winner after a public vote.

14th November 2018

Jeremy Schwartz appointed as chairman of Inverleith-backed Good Hemp

Braham and Murray Good Hemp, the plant based food and drink consumer brand which manufactures consumer brand products from hemp seed, including an allergen free milk alternative, has announced the appointment of Jeremy Schwartz as Chairman of its Board of Directors.

14th November 2018

Profile: Mr and Mrs Investment aka Helena Murphy and Duncan Di Biase

A constant stream of funding success stories in the media, and the rise of more down to earth and approachable crowdfunding platforms, suggests it has never been easier to raise investment for your business. However, a recent report from the HM Treasury revealed that only 1 in 10 businesses secure seed funding in the UK and, despite shaking up the market, crowdfunding is not much easier with around a 63 percent success rate.

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