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Challenges for VCT investors in the post-Covid world

Challenges for VCT investors in the post-Covid world

John Davies, Seneca | 23rd October 2020

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23rd October 2020

Health tech startup Occuity raises £1m with support from Angel Investment Network

Disease Screening and Diagnosis startup, Occuity has raised more than £1m, supported by Angel Investment Network, the world’s largest online angel investment platform. Occuity is developing products to screen for, diagnose and monitor major chronic health conditions including diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease. Reading-based Occuity has developed a non-invasive optical device that works by detecting markers that the body deposits in the eye. ...

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23rd October 2020

Graphite Capital acquires software services provider Ten10

Graphite Capital acquires software services provider Ten10

Graphite Capital, a leading UK mid-market private equity specialist, has backed the management buy-out of Ten10, a leading independent UK quality engineering and software testing services provider. ...

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Custodiex

28th August 2020

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Ingenion Medical

25th August 2020

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Flypop

19th August 2020

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Challenges for VCT investors in the post-Covid world

23rd October 2020

In his latest podcast (transcribed below), Seneca Investment Director, John D...

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How to get the UK economy firing - Time to ignite the dry powder

22nd October 2020

I have been impressed, not only with  the economic levers Rishi Sunak, has used to stimulate...

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The rise and rise of the convertible

21st October 2020

Convertibles have become more popular on the Equity Crowdfunding Platforms.  In this sec...

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50 shades of grey: taking off the blindfold when it comes to FCA regulation

16th October 2020

Oliver Woolley, CEO of Envestors, talks about why incubators, accelerators and ...

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Health tech startup Occuity raises £1m with support from Angel Investment Network

23rd October 2020

Disease Screening and Diagnosis startup, Occuity has raised more than...

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Personify XP Closes £550k Pre-Seed Round

23rd October 2020

Personify XP, the world’s first anonymous digital analytics and AI person...

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Hearing Diagnostics' revolutionary hearing test secures Archangels investment

21st October 2020

An innovative new system that has the potential to revolutionise hearing tests globally has recei...

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Detected raises £250,000 to eliminate fraud across B2B digital commerce

20th October 2020

Detected, the world’s first agnostic business verification platform, has closed its pre-see...

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Challenges for VCT investors in the post-Covid world

23rd October 2020

In his latest podcast (transcribed below), Seneca Investment Director, John D...

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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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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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WestBridge prepares for rise in deal activity triggered by Covid and tax changes

21st October 2020

A surge in deal activity over the next few months is being predicted by private equity house West...

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Jo Johnson appointed to Tech Nation Board of Directors

20th October 2020

Tech Nation, the growth platform for tech companies and leaders, has appointed Jo Johnson as a ne...

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NatWest and ITV search for UK's most 'extraordinary' small business

19th October 2020

NatWest and ITV have today announced the launch of a new competition where three of the UK’...

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GC Angels co-founds female investment collective in the North

19th October 2020

GC Angels’ Jess Jackson has joined 28 of the North’s most high-profile female investo...

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Knowledge Read ALL

European start-ups receive 127% more growth capital than In 2016,

22nd October 2020

European start-ups received 127% more growth capital than in 2016 and, according to a new infogra...

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British Business Bank publishes report on Entrepreneurs and diversity

21st October 2020

Black business owners and those from Asian and Other Ethnic Minority backgrounds...

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M&A activity in software proves tech sector’s resilience

14th October 2020

New figures highlight the resilience of the software sector throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, wit...

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Angels have continued to invest post Covid-19 says UK Business Angels 2020 report

13th October 2020

The British Business Bank’s UK Business Angels Market report 2020 reveals that angel i...

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What does the Crowdcube and Seedrs merger mean for equity crowdfunding?

12th October 2020

John Auckland from TribeFirst discusses the proposed merger between Seedrs and Crowdcube. ...

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Clin-e-cal crowdfunds over £130,000 to develop smart tech for asthma sufferers

8th October 2020

British digital health start-up Clin-e-cal has raised over £130,000 on leading crowdfunding...

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Seedrs and Crowdcube to merge

6th October 2020

Seedrs and Crowdcube are to merge, in a move that will accelerate their shared plan to create the...

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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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IGF supports UK businesses through COVID-19 with £65 million of new lending

15th October 2020

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), a leading independent asset-based lender, has so far provided &...

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British Business Bank funding increases Simply’s ENABLE facility

7th October 2020

Simply, the non-bank SME lender, has raised a fourth financing tranche from the British Business ...

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One Stop Business Finance helps progress job-creating new development

29th September 2020

Oakham-based machinery and vehicle dealer, C&M Retail Group, is embarking on a major expansio...

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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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New funding helps VRAI expand UK operations

23rd October 2020

Irish data driven VR simulation company VRAI is expan...

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Graphite Capital acquires software services provider Ten10

23rd October 2020

Graphite Capital, a leading UK mid-market private equity specialist, has backed...

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CRUX raises £1m for world's first knowledge quantification platform

22nd October 2020

CRUX, the British-Israeli startup that has developed the world&rsq...

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TMT Investments leads £1.47m funding for Hinterview

22nd October 2020

UK-based technology company Hinterview, the award-winning video platform for the recruiting &...

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New funding helps VRAI expand UK operations

23rd October 2020

Irish data driven VR simulation company VRAI is expan...

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Graphite Capital acquires software services provider Ten10

23rd October 2020

Graphite Capital, a leading UK mid-market private equity specialist, has backed...

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CRUX raises £1m for world's first knowledge quantification platform

22nd October 2020

CRUX, the British-Israeli startup that has developed the world&rsq...

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TMT Investments leads £1.47m funding for Hinterview

22nd October 2020

UK-based technology company Hinterview, the award-winning video platform for the recruiting &...

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Great Point takes over Seren Stwidios Complex in Cardiff

7th October 2020

Great Point, the media investment business run by Jim Reeve and Robert Halmi, ...

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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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Personify XP Closes £550k Pre-Seed Round

23rd October 2020

Personify XP, the world’s first anonymous digital analytics and AI person...

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Pimloc secures £1.4m from Amadeus for AI-based video security and visual data privacy

20th October 2020

Pimloc, the visual privacy and security company, has closed £1.4M in new financing in a see...

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32 companies join Tech Nation's Applied AI 2.0 Growth Programme

16th October 2020

Tech Nation, the growth platform for tech companies and leaders, announces the 32 companies ...

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We Build Bots makes senior appointment following recent funding raising success

12th October 2020

AI chatbot specialists, We Build Bots, has set its sights on global growth with the announcement ...

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Health tech startup Occuity raises £1m with support from Angel Investment Network

23rd October 2020

Disease Screening and Diagnosis startup, Occuity has raised more than...

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Hearing Diagnostics' revolutionary hearing test secures Archangels investment

21st October 2020

An innovative new system that has the potential to revolutionise hearing tests globally has recei...

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Gresham House Ventures invests £5m in eConsult Health

19th October 2020

The £5m investment, made on behalf of the Baronsmead VCTs, is in addition to further invest...

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Ori Biotech raises $30m from Octopus and Northpond

16th October 2020

Ori Biotech Ltd (Ori), a leading innovator in cell and gene therapy (CGT) manufacturing, tod...

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Duff & Phelps launches Equity Match service for SMEs seeking investment

14th October 2020

Duff & Phelps, the world’s premier provider of governance, risk and transparency ...

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PIMFA urges Regulator to work more closely with industry

6th October 2020

Nearly two-thirds (64%) of financial advice business owners and wealth management chief executive...

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SEP backed TotallyMoney launches new app

30th September 2020

Scale-up FinTech TotallyMoney, which is backed by Elliott Advisors and Scottish Equity Partners, ...

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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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Flexa raises £250,000 in pre-seed funding led by Q Ventures

21st October 2020

Flexa, a job and employer brand platform, has successfully raised £250,000 from a consortiu...

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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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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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