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SEIS/EIS: great tax benefit democratised or too great administrative hassle and risk?
Catalan biomedical companies attracted €106 million in 2018 for new drugs and technology
Beauhurst report analyses unannounced fundraisings

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20th May 2019

Calculus invests £2.5m in management software company Wazoku

Calculus Capital hahs mamde a £2.5m investment in Wazoku. Wazoku’s main product is Idea Spotlight, an idea management platform used by enterprise clients including the UK Ministry of Defence, John Lewis & Partners, HSBC, and Aviva. The goal of the platform is to capture, evaluate, improve and implement ideas from across any audience, whether that’s employees, customers, partners, the general public or another group of stakeholders altogether....

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Calculus invests £2.5m in management software company Wazoku

20th May 2019

Bowmark sells Aston Lark to Goldman Sachs

Bowmark sells Aston Lark to Goldman Sachs

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has agreed to sell Aston Lark, a leading independent insurance broker, to Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division.  Completion of the transaction is expected to occur following receipt of approvals from the Financial Conduct Authori...

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17th May 2019

The North is brimming with opportunity for investors

The North is brimming with opportunity for investors

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17th May 2019

British Business Bank ENABLE Guarantee opens to new lenders

British Business Bank ENABLE Guarantee opens to new lenders

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17th May 2019

NPIF - Maven Equity Finance leads £250,000 investment in Digital Training Solutions

NPIF - Maven Equity Finance leads £250,000 investment in Digital Training Solutions

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17th May 2019

Britain’s rich mull moving their wealth abroad over Corbyn fears

Britain’s rich mull moving their wealth abroad over Corbyn fears

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SEIS/EIS: great tax benefit democratised or too great administrative hassle and risk?

20th May 2019

  In his second article, James Murdoch considers the substantive a...

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The North is brimming with opportunity for investors

17th May 2019

By Estelle Blanks,  Executive Director of the Innovation SuperNet...

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Britain’s rich mull moving their wealth abroad over Corbyn fears

17th May 2019

Rich Brits and wealthy international investors fear a Corbyn government more than Brexit, with an...

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The North is brimming with opportunity for investors

17th May 2019

By Estelle Blanks,  Executive Director of the Innovation SuperNet...

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Scottish medical diagnostics company completes £1.5m funding round

9th May 2019

Biotangents, a Scottish medical diagnostics business, has secured £1.5m of new invest...

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InsurTech startup Urban Jungle raises £2.5 million in seed funding

9th May 2019

Insurance startup, Urban Jungle has announced a £2.5 million seed funding round ...

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Skin care business Toddle takes first steps with angel backing

9th May 2019

An adventure skin care start-up Toddle, based in Wrexham, will be launching its child-friend...

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NVM Private Equity invests £2.2m in Quotevine

16th May 2019

Quotevine, a provider of SaaS solutions for the asset and automotive finance indu...

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Octopus launches Apollo VCT fundraise

15th May 2019

Octopus Investments, part of Octopus Group and the UK’s largest Venture Capital Trust (VCT)...

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Lincolnshire horticulture producer plants seeds for growth following £200k investment

15th May 2019

A Greater Lincolnshire-based horticulture producer and supplier has secured a &...

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Maven leads investment in Symphonic Software

14th May 2019

Maven Capital Partners has led an investment, alongside existing shareholders Par Equity and the ...

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SEIS/EIS: great tax benefit democratised or too great administrative hassle and risk?

20th May 2019

  In his second article, James Murdoch considers the substantive a...

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Calculus invests £2.5m in management software company Wazoku

20th May 2019

Calculus Capital hahs mamde a £2.5m investment in Wazoku...

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Foresight invests £2.1 million into energy tech pioneer Synaptec

16th May 2019

Foresight Group and Williams Advanced Engineering have made a £2 million investment, as par...

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Triple Point impact EIS investments rise to £1.7 million

15th May 2019

Triple Point has invested nearly £1 million of funding to back the latest...

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British Business Bank appoints Dharmash Mistry as NED

14th May 2019

The British Business Bank has appointed Dharmash Mistry as non-executive director (NED) to the bo...

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Hambro Perks appoints Svenja Grundmann as Investment Associate

2nd May 2019

London-based Venture Firm, Hambro Perks, has appointed ex-Morgan Stanley’s Svenja Grun...

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Luminous Ventures appoints Ryan Ward to advisory board

1st May 2019

LONDON-based venture capital firm, Luminous Ventures has strengthened its advisory board further ...

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VGC Partners appoints new Investment Director

25th April 2019

London-based growth capital investor, VGC Partners, has appointed Andrew Lister...

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Beauhurst report analyses unannounced fundraisings

20th May 2019

In 2018, 70% of equity deals were not announced to the public, and although these deals are often...

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Tech Nation Report 2019: UK leads Europe in scaleup investment

16th May 2019

Tech Nation, the leading scaleup-network for UK entrepreneurs, has today announced the release of...

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AI breakthroughs lead to unprecedented M&A growth, reveals Hampleton Partners’ report

16th May 2019

Hampleton Partners’ latest analysis of the Artificial Intelligence M&A market reveals t...

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European investment in UK tech at all-time high

10th May 2019

Investment from European funds into the UK’s thriving tech ecosystem reached a record high ...

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Equity Crowdfunding Read ALL

SEIS/EIS: great tax benefit democratised or too great administrative hassle and risk?

20th May 2019

  In his second article, James Murdoch considers the substantive a...

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Equity Crowdfunding – a naïve flutter or a wise addition to a portfolio?

30th April 2019

Over 5 years, I have built up what I am told is a significant number of investm...

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Crowdfunding research highlights severity of unconscious bias, female founder warns

17th April 2019

Following the publication of research suggesting that women are more successful than men wh...

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Klook completes $425M Series D funding led by Softbank Vision Fund

12th April 2019

  Klook, a world-leading travel activities and services booking platform, has a...

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British Business Bank ENABLE Guarantee opens to new lenders

17th May 2019

The British Business Bank’s ENABLE Guarantee programme is now accepting applications from n...

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Cherwell invests in Scotland to expand research and development in Dundee

10th May 2019

Cherwell Software a global leader in service management, has announced tha...

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Development Bank of Wales invests in Neil's Fish and Chip Shop

9th May 2019

It’s been serving the community of St Clears with traditional, tasty fish and chips for mor...

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UK Fintech Kantox Closes €5m Debt Financing with Silicon Valley Bank

25th April 2019

Kantox, a leader in FX management solutions for busin...

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Venture Capital Read ALL

Beauhurst report analyses unannounced fundraisings

20th May 2019

In 2018, 70% of equity deals were not announced to the public, and although these deals are often...

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Catalan biomedical companies attracted €106 million in 2018 for new drugs and technology

20th May 2019

The global biomedical market is in the midst of a period of stable growth and Catalonia, one of t...

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Bowmark sells Aston Lark to Goldman Sachs

20th May 2019

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has agreed to sell Aston Lark, a leading ind...

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NPIF - Maven Equity Finance leads £250,000 investment in Digital Training Solutions

17th May 2019

NPIF – Maven Equity Finance, managed by Maven Capital Partners and part o...

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Technology Read ALL

Calculus invests £2.5m in management software company Wazoku

20th May 2019

Calculus Capital hahs mamde a £2.5m investment in Wazoku...

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NPIF - Maven Equity Finance leads £250,000 investment in Digital Training Solutions

17th May 2019

NPIF – Maven Equity Finance, managed by Maven Capital Partners and part o...

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Tech Nation Report 2019: UK leads Europe in scaleup investment

16th May 2019

Tech Nation, the leading scaleup-network for UK entrepreneurs, has today announced the release of...

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NVM Private Equity invests £2.2m in Quotevine

16th May 2019

Quotevine, a provider of SaaS solutions for the asset and automotive finance indu...

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AI breakthroughs lead to unprecedented M&A growth, reveals Hampleton Partners’ report

16th May 2019

Hampleton Partners’ latest analysis of the Artificial Intelligence M&A market reveals t...

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LDV Capital leads $3.1 million investment in Synthesia

3rd May 2019

Synthesia, a UK based startup developing video synthesis technology, has raised $3.1 million to c...

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Cytora secures £25 million round led by EQT Ventures

25th April 2019

Cytora, a provider of AI-powered solutions for the commercial insurance industry, has completed i...

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AlbionVC leads £5m funding in Limitless Technology

16th April 2019

Limitless Technology, the London-based inventor and ...

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Catalan biomedical companies attracted €106 million in 2018 for new drugs and technology

20th May 2019

The global biomedical market is in the midst of a period of stable growth and Catalonia, one of t...

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Bowmark sells CARE Fertility to Silverfleet Capital

1st May 2019

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has agreed to sell CARE Fertility, the UK&rs...

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EMV Capital invests in liquid biopsy company Vortex Biosciences

29th April 2019

EMV Capital has acquired a controlling stake in Bay Area-based Vortex Biosciences, and ...

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Touch Biometrix secures £2 m funding from Deepbridge

18th April 2019

Touch Biometrix has received a £2million investment from Deepbridge Capital. ...

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Bowmark sells Aston Lark to Goldman Sachs

20th May 2019

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has agreed to sell Aston Lark, a leading ind...

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Edison Group and GK Investor Relations establish Edison Israel

15th May 2019

Edison Group, the leading investment research, investor relations and consulting firm, headquarte...

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Hardman introduces new financial planning panel service for advisers

14th May 2019

Hardman & Co has introduced a new panel service which will help advisers cope with what it ca...

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Furnley House secures £200,000 MEIF investment

10th May 2019

Leicester-based Furnley House Limited, a firm of independent financial advisers and mortgage brok...

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Robert Half UK research reveals heightened need for digital experience amongst CEOs

15th May 2019

Digital disruption has heightened the need for technological experience amongst...

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Bowmark Capital backed The Instant Group acquires Incendium Consulting

10th May 2019

The Instant Group, which was backed by Bowmark Capital last year, has acquired Incendium Consulti...

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BGF invests in BB7 to create leading fire and security consultancy

15th April 2019

BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, has invested £6...

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Cavendish Corporate Finance announces first buy-side deal

1st April 2019

Cavendish Corporate Finance has advised Inflexion Private Equity on its successful buyout of Crea...

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New Podcast series is on the hunt for London’s top start-up businesses

8th May 2019

Award winning British content company Somethin’ Else is casting for a ground-breaking podca...

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AngelNews Wine Column: Thoughts on this year’s primeurs campaign

7th May 2019

  For the second year running, I eschewed the annual en prim...

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Top Brexit cities: key locations for businesses to watch out for

2nd May 2019

Ongoing uncertainty makes it increasingly difficult to predict what the UK business ecosystem wil...

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Line-up revealed for London Food Tech Week 2019

12th April 2019

  London Food Tech Week - the world’s largest week-long festival and sho...

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