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5th August 2022

Gatenox Announces $2.5m Seed Funding Led by C3 VC Fund

Gatenox, the UK-based provider of corporate client verified credentials, has raised a seven-figure amount from C3 VC Fund, a venture capital firm based in Frankfurt, Germany that invests in exceptional technology companies worldwide. Additional funding was provided by A100x Ventures and several prominent angel investors, including Matthew Niemerg and Antoni Zolciak, co-founders of Aleph Zero.  Gatenox is the Anti-money Laundering and Sanctions solution for corporate onboarding that starts with the customer. ...

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5th August 2022

Biggest rate hike since 1995 and recession on the way

Biggest rate hike since 1995 and recession on the way

The Bank of England has put interest rates up from 1.25% to 1.75%, the biggest increase in rates for years. ...

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Invest in the future of British design and manufacturing

11th May 2022

The British Design Fund, which is dedicated to supporting, mentoring and investing exclusive...

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Back innovation in life sciences

15th March 2022

WAPG is seeking £3 million - £6 million for its Pionee...

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Ingenion Medical seeks £2 million

8th March 2022

Ingenion Medical Limited is seeking investment of up to £2 million to support its ongo...

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Biggest rate hike since 1995 and recession on the way

5th August 2022

The Bank of England has put interest rates up from 1.25% to 1.75%, the biggest increase in rates ...

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Anatomy of a crowdfunding investor Part 4: Confessions of a serial crowdfunder and predictions for the future

29th July 2022

In this final part of our series, we asked our five investors about the most important lessons th...

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Inheritance Tax Receipts reach £1.8 billion in April 2022 to June 2022

22nd July 2022

The latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show that inheritance tax receipts received...

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What angel investors really need to know about tech

15th July 2022

The tech sector was not what it is today when most angel investors graduated from university. Thi...

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24Haymarket leads £1.25m funding in Hypetex

22nd July 2022

Hypetex, the world’s first manufacturer of coloured carbon fibre, has attracted £1.25...

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Tik-Tok style investment startup Zeed secures £205k funding from SFC Capital

8th July 2022

Zeed, the first-ever investment platform that uses short-form video to ...

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Deep science investing: a 21st century opportunity

8th July 2022

This month we talked to Jonathan Matlock, a serial investor in deep science and founder of Scienc...

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PhysioMedics poised for growth with £1.5m Archangels investment

8th July 2022

PhysioMedics is poised to scale its commercial operations after securing g...

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Sir John Rose & Will Hobhouse to join the British Design Fund Investment Committee

29th July 2022

As the fourth round of the British Design Fund comes to a close at the end of July it has we...

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Andy Gregory appointed to CEO of BGF

22nd July 2022

BGF has appointed Andy Gregory, current Chief Investment Officer as Chief Executive Officer, ...

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Winners of the UKBAA awards announced

15th July 2022

The 2022 UKBAA awards recognise the...

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Investment competition launched for UK startups

24th June 2022

Startups across the UK are being invited to enter a competition to practice their pitching skills...

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Knowledge Read ALL

British Business Bank updated list of companies with Future Fund equity stake

5th August 2022

The British Business Bank has published a list of 65 additional companies in which the ...

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42 high-yielding investment companies revealed by AIC

29th July 2022

Interest rates may be edging upwards, but the average interest rate on a savings account is still...

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New data by Innovate Finance on global FinTech investment trends

22nd July 2022

New data released by Innovate Finance, the industry body representing the FinTech community ...

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High demand for CoFund NI investment fund in Q2 of 2022

15th July 2022

Demand for funding from early-stage businesses in Northern Ireland remains strong, with more than...

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Anatomy of a crowdfunding investor Part 3: Hunting for outsized returns is the uncertain work of startup crowdfunding

15th July 2022

In part 3, our five investors share what they have learned about risk and reward approa...

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Anatomy of a crowdfunding investor Part 2: What’s your secret to success?

8th July 2022

In the second part in our series about what makes crowdfunding investors tick, our five...

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Family investment app Beanstalk exceeds £650k crowdfunding target

1st July 2022

Beanstalk, the family app that invests for your kids, has exceeded its crowdfun...

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Anatomy of a crowdfunding investor: Part 1

1st July 2022

More and more people are turning their hand to crowdfunding these days.  S...

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Environment and green tech Read ALL

Bristol's Blue Earth Summit aims to raise £10m+ for impact businesses

1st July 2022

Entrepreneurs, founders and adventurers are being given the chance to live pitc...

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AI decarbonisation platform Ecolibrium launches in the UK with angel backing

17th June 2022

Machine learning-led decarbonisation platform Ecolibrium has today launched its revolutionary sus...

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Green Angel Syndicate invests in aerosol tech company Salvalco

20th May 2022

Green Angel Syndicate has backed a £2.5m funding raising in Salford Valve Company Ltd...

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Green Angel Syndicate welcomes £10m from British Business Investments

13th May 2022

Green Angel Syndicate has received a further £5m commitment from British Business Investmen...

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Gatenox Announces $2.5m Seed Funding Led by C3 VC Fund

5th August 2022

Gatenox, the UK-based provider of corporate client verified credentials, has raised a seven...

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HBAN-backed CropBiome receives €1.3M investment

29th July 2022

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotio...

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Dyman Advanced Materials secures £882k funding

15th July 2022

Revolutionary synthetic diamond production business, Dyman Advanced M...

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Investors join Gravitilab for the launch of its “Space as a Service” programme

15th July 2022

Investors with an interest in space innovation recently joined representatives from across govern...

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Calculus invests in Jude Law’s Riff Raff Entertainment

24th June 2022

Calculus has invested in Riff Raff Entertainment (RRE), co-founded by BAFTA Award-winning an...

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Gaming Company Backbone Announces $40M Series A

25th February 2022

Backbone, a platform powering game streaming and core...

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Sportening launches after raising £5.3million in seed funding

11th February 2022

A new social app built for sports fans, Sportening, has officially launched out of beta stage aft...

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BDO advises on acquisition of B2B publisher HPCi Media

18th January 2022

BDO LLP has advised on the acquisition of HPCi Media, a leading B2B publisher, specialising in co...

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BuiltAI raises £2m to deliver big-data transparency to UK’s commercial real estate

5th August 2022

Spotting the next ‘big thing’ in the UK’s $1.6 trillion commercial property mar...

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WiseWorks AI lands $1.2m to help financial institutions analyse virtual communications

15th July 2022

WiseWorks AI, the communications intelligence platform, has secured a $1.2m investment to build a...

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Sonrai Analytics announces £2.175m ‘Seed Plus’

24th June 2022

Sonrai Analytics, an emerging global innovator in AI Cloud Data Analytics, has announced a &lsquo...

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BeamUP launches with $15 million seed investment

1st April 2022

BeamUP, Ltd, the AI platform that designs and manages enterprise building systems, has launc...

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Health Read ALL

PhysioMedics poised for growth with £1.5m Archangels investment

8th July 2022

PhysioMedics is poised to scale its commercial operations after securing g...

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Spirea raises £2.4m to develop antibody drug conjugates for cancer treatment

17th June 2022

Spirea Limited, a Cambridge company created to advance a new generation of antibody drug conjugat...

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Aramune Technologies raises £800k to scale and trial its first product

27th May 2022

Aramune Technologies has raised £800,000 of new equity funding to develop...

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Oxford Drug Design receives £2.2m from existing investors and angels

20th May 2022

Oxford Drug Design Limited (ODD), a biotechnology company with a proprietary computational a...

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Gatenox Announces $2.5m Seed Funding Led by C3 VC Fund

5th August 2022

Gatenox, the UK-based provider of corporate client verified credentials, has raised a seven...

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CityFALCON raises $2 million on Seedrs

24th June 2022

London and Malta based fintech CityFALCON closed an equity fundraising campaign&nb...

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Kita, the world's first carbon insurer, raises £350k in pre-seed round

10th June 2022

Kita, the world’s first carbon insurer, has raised a heavily oversubscribed £350k pre...

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Kapaga raises £1.5 million angel-backed seed round

27th May 2022

Kapaga, the UK-based cross-border payment platform for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has a...

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Arctic Shores takes aim at global skills shortage with SVB funding

17th January 2022

Arctic Shores, the psychometric assessment pioneers, have received £1.5m in venture debt fu...

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QVentures Invests in Alectro, a virtual sustainability officer for SMEs

17th December 2021

QVentures has made an investment into Alectro, a Virtual Sustainabili...

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gigl closes $1.5m round

14th December 2021

gigl, a video-based job platform on a mission to solve the UK hospitality staffing shortage, has ...

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Logistics business AP Taylor secures £750k MEIF backing

6th December 2021

AP Taylor Ltd has secured a £750,000 funding package from the Midlands Engine Investment Fu...

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British food-tech start-up to bring revolutionary palm oil alternative to market

5th August 2022

Clean Food Group - a pioneering UK-based food-tech business developing cultivated food, has annou...

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One Planet Pizza impress Anglia Capital Group

6th May 2022

The One Planet Pizza team first pitched to the Anglia Capital Group Angels in January 2...

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Plant-based egg alternative Perfeggt extends round

11th March 2022

Just three months after its pre-seed round, an impressive group of Europe’s leading food te...

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Henley Business Angels members invest in ape2o

5th January 2022

ape2o, a company that is looking to eradicate bottled water waste by setting up a network of soph...

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ParkBee secures EUR 30m in equity funding

1st April 2022

Koolen Industries, the clean energy investor headed by Kees Koolen, has invested in ParkBee, the ...

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Sustainable success story Wild raises £5m

25th February 2022

Wild Cosmetics, a design-led personal care start-up who pioneered the UK’s first plast...

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UK’s first women’s urinal secures £250K in funding round

11th February 2022

The team behind the UK’s first female urinal have raised £250,000 in their first fund...

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Manufacturing Read ALL

Press on Vinyl raises £475,000 from North Invest

17th January 2022

A Middlesborough-based vinyl pressing company, Press on Vinyl, is set to disrupt the growing...

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Wade Ceramics secures £400k MEIF capital

16th December 2021

  Stoke-On-Trent business Wade Ceramics, has secured a £...

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Pallite receives £750k MEIF funding

11th November 2021

A Wellingborough-based paper honeycomb board manufacturer has secured £75...

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Land Energy secures £6 million funding from IGF

12th October 2021

Rapidly growing biomass fuel manufacturer ...

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Meet the investor: Konstantin Sidorov

11th March 2022

Konstantin Sidorov, a long-time angel investor and the Founder and Chief Exec of the London Techn...

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The Entrepreneur Ship’ getting ready to set sail

29th November 2021

Guy Rigby and David Murray will shortly attempt to become the oldest pair ever to row across any ...

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Nominations soon to close for 2022 Bold Woman Awards by Veuve Clicquot

25th November 2021

The call for public nominations will soon close for this year’s prestigious Bold Woman Awar...

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Think-Tank launches platform for retail investors who want to invest sustainably

19th November 2021

Independent think-tank, 2° Investing Initiative (2DII), has launched its re...

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