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Lyre's closes £9m seed round

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28th September 2020

Kindred Capital closes £81m second fund

Kindred Capital has closed its second seed fund at £81m. Through its ‘Equitable Venture’, the firm gives exceptional seed-stage entrepreneurs co-ownership in the fund that invested in their businesses. Since its launch in 2015, the firm has now invested in 39 technology companies across Europe and Israel, with ten of those investments coming from the second fund. Kindred has been investing from the second fund over the last 12 months....

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28th September 2020

BPC comments on Tech Nation VC data

BPC comments on Tech Nation VC data

Ian Connatty of British Patient Capital comments on new data from Tech Nation revealing that the UK continues to lead Europe for VC investment. Since the start of the year, $2.5bn has been invested into UK fintech companies. By comparison, German fintechs...

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28th August 2020

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Ingenion Medical

25th August 2020

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Flypop

19th August 2020

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BPC comments on Tech Nation VC data

28th September 2020

Ian Connatty of British Patient Capital comments on new data from ...

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VCT managers comment at VCTs celebrate 25 years

22nd September 2020

28 September marks 25 years since the launch of the first VCT. From humble beginnings in 1995 the...

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Accelerating the case for tech for good

17th September 2020

BGV's Paul Miller explains why now, more than ever, the case for investing in Tech for Good is so...

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Business leaders bullish on growth prospects despite COVID-19

14th September 2020

  Three out of five business leaders worldwide (61%) predict growt...

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Mountain Technologies secures investment from HBAN

25th September 2020

Mountain Technologies has secured investment from a group of HBAN angel investors. Ballym...

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HBAN angels drive €1.2M FoodMarble investment round

23rd September 2020

Dublin start-up FoodMarble has raised €1.2M in a funding round which included HBAN business ...

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Gray's Clip raises £350,000 from HBAN Angels and CoFund NI

23rd September 2020

A Northern Ireland start-up which appeared on TV's Dragons' Den earlier this year has successfull...

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The Insights People raises £500k from DSW Angels

21st September 2020

The Insights People, the Manchester-based company which is a global leader in kids, parents and f...

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VCT managers comment at VCTs celebrate 25 years

22nd September 2020

28 September marks 25 years since the launch of the first VCT. From humble beginnings in 1995 the...

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Pembroke VCT launches new £20m offer

22nd September 2020

Pembroke VCT plc, ...

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Pembroke VCT invests further £1m into Stitch & Story following record sales during pandemic

10th September 2020

Premium crafting company, Stitch & Story, has received an additional &...

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BGV launches the Tech for Good SEIS & EIS Fund 3

16th September 2020

Bethnal Green Ventures have launched their third Tech For Good SEIS & EIS Fund for high-net-w...

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Calculus Creative Content Fund invests in Home Team

10th September 2020

The Calculus Creative Content EIS Fund has invested in Home Team, a production company founded by...

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UK Creative Content EIS Fund invests in Maven Screen Media

14th August 2020

The UK Creative Content EIS Fund has invested in Maven Screen Media, a leading media and en...

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Foresight Williams increases stake in eco-tech company, Salvalco

6th August 2020

Foresight Group, a leading independent infrastructure and private equity invest...

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HOWZAT and tech advisory specialist ennea join forces

28th September 2020

HOWZAT Partners and ennea capital partners are joining forces as HOWZAT ennea Group to crea...

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Playfair and Tech Nation expand initiative to support female founders

24th September 2020

Playfair Capital and Tech Nation have joined forces to expand their nationwide initiative to impr...

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AIC 'Pathway’ website to broaden pool of talent for investment company boards

23rd September 2020

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has launched an online resource for prosp...

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Amadeus Capital Partners appoints new Partners

17th September 2020

Global technology investor, Amadeus Capital Partners, today announces a major expansion of its in...

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Tech dominates the world's fastest-growing companies

25th September 2020

A new study by Merchant Machine finds the top countries, states and industries for the fastest-gr...

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Climate tech investment grows at 5x the VC market rate over 7 years says PwC

25th September 2020

According to new research by PwC, VC and corporate investment in startups developing technology e...

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UK investment banking fees at 4-year low says Refinitiv

24th September 2020

Investment banking fees generated in the UK total £3.3 billion so far dur...

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Data shows knock-on effect of domino debt

23rd September 2020

The business failures in key sectors since the UK locked down in March has created a domino effec...

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Gendius’s smart diabetes platform hits 250,000 downloads

20th July 2020

Leading digital health start-up Gendius has raised £250,000 on leading crowdfunding p...

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Good Governance and the number and role of Directors

17th July 2020

James Murdoch looks discusses Good Governance and how it relates to the number and role of Direct...

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Coconut hits 350% of its crowdfunding target

16th July 2020

Coconut, the smart banking, accounting and tax tool aimed at entrepreneurs and small busine...

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SEIS/EIS Relief...it's that time of year again

17th June 2020

James Murdoch considers the challenges for investors around the timely collection of EIS and SEIS...

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Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre network awarded £9.5m investment

21st September 2020

The Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre (ATTC) network has been awarded a total of £9.5 milli...

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Hilltop Credit Partners completes bridging loan for a residential scheme in North Devon

8th September 2020

Funds advised by Hilltop Credit Partners, a specialist funding partner for SME residential develo...

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New lenders accredited to British Business Bank CBILS

1st September 2020

  The British Business Bank has announced that it has...

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Kindred Capital closes £81m second fund

28th September 2020

Kindred Capital has closed its second seed fund at £81m. Through its &...

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Lyre's closes £9m seed round

28th September 2020

The world’s most awarded non-alcoholic spirits company,...

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Gresham House leads Panthera Biopartners Series A financing

28th September 2020

Panthera Biopartners has completed a Series A funding round with Gresham House Ventures as a majo...

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Gresham House Ventures leads funding round for Panthera Biopartners

25th September 2020

Panthera Biopartners has completed a Series A funding round with Gresham House Ventures as a majo...

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Kindred Capital closes £81m second fund

28th September 2020

Kindred Capital has closed its second seed fund at £81m. Through its &...

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Mountain Technologies secures investment from HBAN

25th September 2020

Mountain Technologies has secured investment from a group of HBAN angel investors. Ballym...

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Tech dominates the world's fastest-growing companies

25th September 2020

A new study by Merchant Machine finds the top countries, states and industries for the fastest-gr...

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Climate tech investment grows at 5x the VC market rate over 7 years says PwC

25th September 2020

According to new research by PwC, VC and corporate investment in startups developing technology e...

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Calculus Creative Content Fund invests in Home Team

10th September 2020

The Calculus Creative Content EIS Fund has invested in Home Team, a production company founded by...

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Enigma Holdings invests seed funding in new podcast network

3rd September 2020

Enigma Holdings has invested £500,000 seed ...

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Great Point Media backs new production company

15th May 2020

A year after the worldwide sales success of the Channel 5 film ‘Agatha and the Truth of...

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UK Creative Content EIS Fund backs Maze Theory

13th May 2020

The UK Creative Content EIS Fund has invested in Maze Theory, a digital entertainment studio...

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Octopus Ventures leads $10m funding for ThoughtRiver

10th September 2020

ThoughtRiver, the market leader in automated contract review and ...

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Bristol startup works to combat fake news

9th September 2020

Bristol-based tech startup Geollect is one of 10 companies chosen to take part in a special mento...

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Turquoise announces £160,000 Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 investment in Spark EV Technology

4th September 2020

Turquoise, the London-based merchant bank specialising in energy, environment a...

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Humanloop raises funding to teach AI to learn from humans

31st July 2020

Humanloop, a game changing UCL spinout, has attracted investment from UCL’s Technology Fund...

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Gresham House leads Panthera Biopartners Series A financing

28th September 2020

Panthera Biopartners has completed a Series A funding round with Gresham House Ventures as a majo...

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Gresham House Ventures leads funding round for Panthera Biopartners

25th September 2020

Panthera Biopartners has completed a Series A funding round with Gresham House Ventures as a majo...

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HBAN angels drive €1.2M FoodMarble investment round

23rd September 2020

Dublin start-up FoodMarble has raised €1.2M in a funding round which included HBAN business ...

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Glyconics awarded ISO certification for quality management system

22nd September 2020

Deepbridge Capital and Boundary Capital backed diagnostics firm Glyconics® ...

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ClearlySo named Impact Investment Bank of the Year

28th September 2020

ClearlySo, Europe’s leading impact investment bank, has been named the Investment Bank of t...

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UK investment banking fees at 4-year low says Refinitiv

24th September 2020

Investment banking fees generated in the UK total £3.3 billion so far dur...

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AIC 'Pathway’ website to broaden pool of talent for investment company boards

23rd September 2020

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has launched an online resource for prosp...

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British Business Investments invests £30 million in Shawbrook Bank

18th September 2020

British Business Investments Ltd, a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has made ...

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Data shows knock-on effect of domino debt

23rd September 2020

The business failures in key sectors since the UK locked down in March has created a domino effec...

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SMEs running on empty as CBILS deadline looms says MarketFinance report

22nd September 2020

Bounce Back loans, the most popular HM Treasury support measure, used by SMEs are running low, fi...

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The Insights People raises £500k from DSW Angels

21st September 2020

The Insights People, the Manchester-based company which is a global leader in kids, parents and f...

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Sustainable energy consultancy Utility Stream secures MEIF investment

10th September 2020

Warwick-based energy consultancy Utility Stream has obtained a signif...

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Launch of global competition for post COVID-19 customer travel solutions

31st July 2020

The Aviation X Lab, situated in AREA 2071 within the Dubai Future District, is an aviation initia...

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Guernsey hosts sustainable Finance Week in June

28th May 2020

Guernsey, a leading global centre in green and sustainable finance, is hosting an array of intern...

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