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6th September 2019

Biomass pioneer Nova Pangaea secures £2.3m NIPF funding

A Teesside business which has developed a new way to generate fuel and chemicals from waste biomass has secured a further £2.3million investment to commercialise its technology.

Nova Pangaea Technologies has completed a funding round led by NPIF - Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, with additional funds from existing investors including Cambridge Angels and venture capital firm Par Equity.

4th September 2019

Crowdcube smashes records as fintech Curve reaches £6 million target in just five hours

Crowdcube, the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platform, had several of its records smashed by fintech pioneer Curve, which raised £6 million in a mere 5 hours. A total of 9,591 people backed Curve, the highest number of investors in a raise on Crowdcube. The fundraise began at 10am UK time on Tuesday and just five minutes later, investors ploughed in £1 million, in the first of the record-breaking statistics that raised the bar for future campaigns.

3rd September 2019

Equiem completes largest tenant experience tech market raise to date


Equiem, the global leader in tenant experience technology and services for commercial real estate, has announced the completion of its largest ever capital raise, securing more than £7 million from a number of different investors. The total is the biggest single funding round reported by any commercial tenant experience technology company to date and takes the amount invested in Equiem to over £17 million in total.


2nd September 2019

Trak Global Group completes minority investment from Three Hills Capital Partners

Trak Global Group, one of the world’s leading telematics technology companies with operations in the UK, Europe and North America, has announced today that Three Hills Capital Partners is to acquire a significant minority stake in the business. The deal comes less than a year after TGG acquired IMS, one of N. America’s three leading telematics solution providers. 

30th August 2019

Proptech startup Residently raises £7m

Residently, the UK startup that is building the global rental platform, has secured £7m in seed investment to help fund its growth in London and New York.

29th August 2019

Digital security exchange Nexthash is investing in Skills Matter

The Digital Security Exchange Nexthash is investing £2.5m of growth capital in Skills Matter, the network publishing business and continuous learning platform for software engineers.

28th August 2019

Fintech Nomanini raises $4m in funding round led by Standard Bank


Nomanini, the pioneering fintech platform for the informal retail ecosystem, has today announced a $4m funding round led by Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank, and completed by Goodwell Investments, an Amsterdam-based investment firm focused on fintech and financial inclusion.


28th August 2019

New vLex London office opens giving new life to legal technology innovation in London.


Following the recent acquisition of London based legal technology company Justis, vLex has announced the opening of their first London headquarters. 


23rd August 2019

Female tech team secures £950k investment for rebate and pricing platform e-Bate

Two female tech entrepreneurs who have developed the UK’s first software as a service (SaaS) platform to help companies manage rebate and pricing schemes have secured £950,000 from investors.

Leanne Bonner-Cooke MBE and Colette Wyatt have received funding from Mercia Asset Management, the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund, which is managed by Mercia and part of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund, and private investors. The funding will allow them to expand their sales and marketing activities and roll out e-Bate to a wider audience, creating a number of new jobs at their office in Leicester.

23rd August 2019

Kernel Capital leads £2m investment in Belfast Company Silform Technologies

The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth Fund (NI) has led a £2m investment in Belfast-based Silform Technologies, in syndication with private investors.

There are billions of tonnes of coal waste around the world today, causing environmental problems and giving rise to significant ongoing costs to mining operators and government agencies.

Silform have developed a unique environmentally clean, high volume, low cost pelletizing system for the conversion of coal waste deposits into pellets which have economic value.  The company is currently developing a metallurgical coal pellet for use in the steel industry and the production of an enhanced BioCoal, being 30% less CO2 than coal but with a 70% increase in calorific value compared to pure wood Biomass pellets.

23rd August 2019

Maybe Solutions to open Birmingham base after MEIF funding

Maybe Solutions, an e-commerce platform developer that helps businesses, towns and cities analyse and engage with social media conversations has secured a six-figure funding package.

22nd August 2019

Archangels leads investment in digital advertising innovator

QueryClick, an Edinburgh-based digital marketing consultancy that aims to transform how effectively advertisers invest in digital marketing, is to embark on an expansion drive following an investment of £2m led by Scotland’s leading business angel investment group, Archangels, in partnership with the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB).  QueryClick has developed a unique, machine learning-based attribution solution – marketing software that enables companies to precisely allocate their investments in different marketing channels to ensure the maximum possible return on investment.

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