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19th October 2021

Founders Factory & Nesta join forces to build ventures for sustainable futures

Founders Factory and the innovation agency Nesta have joined forces to create new commercial ventures which will tackle some of the UK’s biggest social and environmental challenges.  Mission Studio is a first-of-its-kind partnership designed to drive forward Nesta’s 10-year mission to halve obesity rates, tackle loneliness, and slash household carbon emissions by 28%. The venture builder will support Nesta’s broader objective to help people live healthier lives and create more sustainable futures....

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19th October 2021

DSW Ventures promotes Eleanor Boardman to support growth

DSW Ventures promotes Eleanor Boardman to support growth

DSW Ventures, the venture capital investment business of the Dow Schofield Watts group, has promoted Eleanor Boardman to Investment Manager in a period of significant growth for the regional VC....

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Why are VCs throwing money at the creator economy?

18th October 2021

Lotanna Ezeike, co-founder of XPO, considers the increase interest amongst investors in...

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Small firms to lead economic growth revival says IW Capital

14th October 2021

Luke Davis, CEO of IW Capital, discusses why small businesses and the support giv...

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Investing in people: the three key things investors look for before deploying capital

7th October 2021

Andrew Aldridge, Partner at Deepbridge Capital, considers the key things investors must do before...

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5 real-life (expensive) lessons from experienced angel investors

6th October 2021

Chantelle Arneaud of Envestors looks at the potential pitfalls for angel investors.  ...

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9fin raises £8m to expand debt capital markets intelligence platform to the US

14th October 2021

9fin, a leading provider of data, news and predictive analytics for debt capital markets, has ann...

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Continental leaders of angel investors join Angel Investors’ flagship

14th October 2021

72 countries celebrate the World Business Angel Inve...

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Imophoron raises £4m led by Octopus and Science Creates

12th October 2021

Imophoron, a developer of a novel, next generation rapid-response vaccine platfo...

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AIC report - VCTs' vital role supporting SMEs throughout the pandemic

8th October 2021

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has released the report,&nbs...

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Edtech platform Tutorful raises £3m for international expansion

16th September 2021

A platform that helps parents and students to find online tutors has raised a ...

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Gresham House acquires Mobeus VCT business

14th September 2021

Gresham House, the specialist alternative asset manager, has agreed to acquire the Venture Capita...

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Par Equity named Best EIS Manager 2021

13th October 2021

Par Equity has won Best EIS Manager at the prestigious 2021 EISA (Enterprise In...

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Deepbridge Capital exceeds £200m of investments

6th October 2021

Tax efficient investment manager Deepbridge Capital has announced that it has exceeded &poun...

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Deepbridge Capital Announces Renewable Energy EIS Exit

30th September 2021

Tax efficient investment manager Deepbridge Capital has completed an exit for i...

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Deepbridge Capital announces Renewable Energy EIS Exit

24th September 2021

Tax efficient investment manager Deepbridge Capital has announced an exit for investors in its De...

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DSW Ventures promotes Eleanor Boardman to support growth

19th October 2021

DSW Ventures, the venture capital investment business of the Dow Schofield Watts group, has promo...

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GE announces multi-million investment to create new generation of UK engineers

14th October 2021

General Electric (GE) has announced a five-year, $3.5 million (£2.5m) inv...

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Fearless Adventures launches new fund by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs

14th October 2021

Innovation in North West England, already home to 14 ‘unicorns’ companies, received a...

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Investment into mid-stage tech companies breaks all-time record

14th October 2021

Tech Nation, the UK’s leading growth platform for tech scaleups, has announced the 31 mid-s...

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Knowledge Read ALL

Which are the best cities to launch a startup?

13th October 2021

The world’s most entrepreneur-friendly cities have been revealed in a new report by the per...

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External finance used by four in ten businesses across the UK

12th October 2021

More than four in ten businesses in the UK were using external finance in 2021 but a lack of loca...

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AIC report - VCTs' vital role supporting SMEs throughout the pandemic

8th October 2021

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has released the report,&nbs...

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Fintech Reaches All-Time Record Investment in Q3

7th October 2021

Tech Nation, the UK’s leading growth platform for tech scaleups, today announces the 30 com...

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The potential for success vs. the reality of risk in equity crowdfunding

27th September 2021

James Murdoch uses some examples to illustrate both the full potential of success but also the re...

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Trees for Life raises £2 million in less than 48 hours on Crowdfunder

21st September 2021

A crowdfunding bond in partnership between leading rewilding charity Trees for ...

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EBar completes £670,000 equity round

27th July 2021

Aberdeen based EBar is raising a glass after closing a £670,000 equity round that will acce...

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Land Energy secures £6 million funding from IGF

12th October 2021

Rapidly growing biomass fuel manufacturer ...

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Foresight provides £15 million debt facility to Reto Finance

11th October 2021

Foresight Group, an award-winning listed alternative investment manager, has provided a senior se...

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Bowers Electrical Engineering secures £250,000 funding

11th October 2021

Bowers Electrical Engineering Services Ltd has secured £250,000 from Maven Capital Partners...

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Method Grid raises £1 million funding for expansion

5th October 2021

Method Grid, providers of an enterprise-level connected assurance platform for regulated sectors,...

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DSW Ventures promotes Eleanor Boardman to support growth

19th October 2021

DSW Ventures, the venture capital investment business of the Dow Schofield Watts group, has promo...

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MMC Ventures funds deeptech automatically managing robo workforce

19th October 2021

The first automated RPA management platform, RPA Supervisor has raised $5m in a Seed ro...

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Founders Factory & Nesta join forces to build ventures for sustainable futures

19th October 2021

Founders Factory and the innovation agency Nesta have joined forces to create new commercial...

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Sustainable battery pioneer Aceleron raises further £2.5m to boost growth

18th October 2021

Aceleron, the UK company which is pioneering sustainable battery technolog...

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Eight UK universities to join national SPRINT Associate Member programme

19th October 2021

The national SPRINT (Space Research and Innovation Network for Technology) business support progr...

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Fuel Ventures’ £1.5m supports Materials Market expansion

18th October 2021

Materials Market, founded in November 2020 by Co-Founders Samuel Hunt and Andrew Haehn, has raise...

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Angular Ventures raises 2nd fund for European and Israeli deeptech

14th October 2021

Angular Ventures has closed its second fund, and that David Peterson has joined founder Gil ...

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Praetura Ventures and Blackfinch invest £2m in WatchMyCompetitor

14th October 2021

WatchMyCompetitor (WMC) has secured £2 million in an investment round through Blackfinch Ve...

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Multimedia publisher Town & Country secures £400k from FSE Group

17th September 2021

Print and Digital media business, Country and Town House, has secured a £...

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Digital marketing entrepreneur secures backing from Yorkshire private equity house

8th September 2021

Yorkshire-based entrepreneur, Tim Whitworth, of private equity house TIM Group Holdings,...

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BGF-backed ROI acquires Effective Marketing in continued growth

3rd September 2021

Lead generation technology company, ROI Media UK, has acquired Norwegian digital marketing busine...

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Livingbridge invests in leading social media publisher Jungle Creations

27th August 2021

Livingbridge, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investors, has invested in ...

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MMC Ventures funds deeptech automatically managing robo workforce

19th October 2021

The first automated RPA management platform, RPA Supervisor has raised $5m in a Seed ro...

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techspert.io raises $12m from BGF and Nauta Capital

7th October 2021

techspert.io, the AI technology innovator connecting businesses with experts fo...

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Green robotics start-up raises £1.6m

10th September 2021

A green robotics company slashing the cost of maintaining wi...

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Austrian healthtech contextflow raises €6.7m

9th September 2021

contextflow, a leading provider of artificial intelligence for medical image analysis, has announ...

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Imophoron raises £4m led by Octopus and Science Creates

12th October 2021

Imophoron, a developer of a novel, next generation rapid-response vaccine platfo...

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BGF invests $12m in virtual oncology business Entia

11th October 2021

Entia, a medical technology business, which recently announced a commercial partnership with Pfiz...

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Cancer treatment startup Stim OxyGen wins INVENT 2021

6th October 2021

Stim OxyGen, an innovative cancer treatment technology company, has been named as the overall win...

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Sanome raises £2m led by Heal Capital

29th September 2021

Sanome, a European health start-up, has raised £2m as its first round of funding from a num...

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9fin raises £8m to expand debt capital markets intelligence platform to the US

14th October 2021

9fin, a leading provider of data, news and predictive analytics for debt capital markets, has ann...

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Getsafe extends Series B Round to $93 million

12th October 2021

Getsafe, the digital insurer targeting millennial buyers in Germany and the UK, has expanded its ...

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Foresight provides £15 million debt facility to Reto Finance

11th October 2021

Foresight Group, an award-winning listed alternative investment manager, has provided a senior se...

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CreaTech startup Octaive raises £500k in angel investment round

7th October 2021

London-based conversational media platform Octaive has raised £500k in an angel i...

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IGF helps Pryme Group expand capabilities through merger

1st October 2021

Independent Growth Finance (IGF) has supported Pryme Group...

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Livingbridge invests in advertising technology platform Venatus

29th September 2021

Livingbridge, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investors, has invested in ...

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Vuealta secures multi-million pound investment from YFM

28th September 2021

Vuealta, the connected planning specialist, has secured a multi-million pound investment backed b...

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Trees for Life raises £2 million in less than 48 hours on Crowdfunder

21st September 2021

A crowdfunding bond in partnership between leading rewilding charity Trees for ...

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Dow Schofield Watts launches debt advisory service in London and South East

14th September 2021

Independent advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its debt fundraisi...

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Record-breaking attempt to complete the ‘world’s toughest row’ raises funds for social entrepreneurs

10th September 2021

Two of the UK’s most well-respected business brains – Guy Rigby and David Murray...

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Activist investor platform Tulipshare launches

28th July 2021

Tulipshare is a brand new activist investment platform that empowers individuals to make a p...

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