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4th December 2020

Living Map raises £850k from Mercia and Committed Capital

Living Map, the digital map and data platform, has completed an £850,000 funding round led by existing investors Committed Capital and Mercia Asset Management.  The funding will allow the Bath-based company to further enhance its technology and support the continued roll-out of its new service to guide passengers transferring between flights at airports. Living Map’s software allows companies to locate and track assets or people in real time and, unlike other mapping products, can operate seamlessly across both outdoor and indoor spaces. In particular Living Map is a leader in indoor location services, and its technology offers greate...

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4th December 2020

UK’s most entrepreneurial hotspots in 2020 revealed

UK’s most entrepreneurial hotspots in 2020 revealed

London may lead the pack when it comes to business start-ups in Britain, but the latest research from Instant Offices reveals the UK’s other major cities are making a significant contribution to entrepreneuriali...

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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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How innovation is fighting back against the COVID pandemic

4th December 2020

Griff Williams, CIO of the British Innovation Fund, credits investing in ea...

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New opportunities emerging from COVID

2nd December 2020

Catherine Gannon of Gannons Solicitors looks at what SEIS/EIS can offer to investors....

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What failure of Arcadia means for the High Street

2nd December 2020

Retail expert Dr Gordon Fletcher, of the University of Salford Business School, looks at what has...

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Why Angel Investing works in a negative interest rate environment

30th November 2020

Envestors' Oliver Woolley discusses why angel investing should be considered by H...

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Why Angel Investing works in a negative interest rate environment

30th November 2020

Envestors' Oliver Woolley discusses why angel investing should be considered by H...

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Angel Academe backs Envolve Tech £720K funding

25th November 2020

Performance marketing technology provider Envolve Tech has successfully closed its latest funding...

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Alicia Navarro closes £1.2m pre-seed round for Flown

23rd November 2020

Entrepreneur Alicia Navarro has closed a £1.2 million pre-seed investment round t...

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NVM Private Equity Exits Agilitas IT Solutions

1st December 2020

NVM Private Equity has sold its stake in Agilitas IT Solutions Limited to the international priva...

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Gresham House Ventures invests in RevLifter

27th November 2020

Gresham House Ventures, a growth equity investor specialised in scaling businesses driven b...

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YFM makes investment into fast growing marketing automation platform

25th November 2020

YFM Equity Partners has boosted its growing portfolio of high-growth technology businesses with a...

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Maven exits Symphonic Software investment with 2.9x realisation

18th November 2020

Maven Capital Partners has realised its VCT investment in Edinburgh-based Symphonic Software (Sym...

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New opportunities emerging from COVID

2nd December 2020

Catherine Gannon of Gannons Solicitors looks at what SEIS/EIS can offer to investors....

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Seneca Partners' 21st exit returns £2.8m to investors

20th November 2020

Seneca Partners EIS Portfolio Service has returned £2.8million to investors following the t...

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Ingenious invests in Igloo Vision

19th November 2020

Ingenious has invested £787,000 in Igloo Vision, the Shropshire-based immersive software an...

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TIME Investments bolsters fund distribution team

19th November 2020

TIME Investments, a specialist real assets investment manager focused on secure income strategies...

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Moretti launches new asset manager Atypical Partner

30th November 2020

Mauro Moretti, the founder of Three Hills Capital Partners, has set up Atypical Partner, a ...

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Funding Focus supports female and ethnic minority entrepreneurs

30th November 2020

Funding Focus, the social enterprise seeking to level the playing field for female and ethn...

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ScaleUp Group bolsters team with entrepreneurial champion Guy Rigby

27th November 2020

Entrepreneurial Champion & Atlantic Rowing Philanthropist Guy Rigby has joined ScaleUp ...

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Bethnal Green Ventures partners with NorthInvest to support business in the North

24th November 2020

Reflecting the growth in tech for good companies in the North of England, Bethnal Green Ventures ...

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Knowledge Read ALL

SME Finance Monitor Q3 2020

3rd December 2020

BVA BDRC has released additional SME Finance Monitor data, covering the period to the end of Sept...

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Private debt funds record another year of robust growth

3rd December 2020

The third annual edition of the KPMG Private Debt Fund Survey in colla...

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Research shows how UK retail investors responded to COVID stock market falls

18th November 2020

New research (1) from behavioural finance experts Oxford Risk, reveals that during the earl...

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British Business Investments publishes full year results to March 2020

13th November 2020

British Business Investments, a commercial subsidiary of British Business Bank, has published its...

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What is at stake in the Seedrs and Crowdcube Merger

13th November 2020

James Murdoch, an experienced investor in Equity Crowdfunding, asks what is at stake in the Seedr...

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Creative industries crowdfunder aims to help 1,000 creatives

3rd November 2020

The Creative Industries Federation and Creative England have announced that their crowdfund will ...

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Future Fund accounts for quarter of crowdfunding raises in 5 months

27th October 2020

£50mn raised by Future Fund campaigns accounts for a quarter of all money...

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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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London fintech Updraft raises £16m led by Quilam

4th December 2020

Updraft, a part lending, part credit report, and part financial planning app designed to tackle e...

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Private debt funds record another year of robust growth

3rd December 2020

The third annual edition of the KPMG Private Debt Fund Survey in colla...

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Hams Hall secures £800k boost from MEIF Debt Finance

24th November 2020

Hams Hall Sustainable Energy has secured an £800,000 loan from the Midlands Engine Investme...

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NatWest Rapid Cash integration with Xero helps SMEs access funding

23rd November 2020

NatWest has integrated with global small business platform Xero, which will allow its users to ac...

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Turquoise's Low Carbon Innovation Fund backs 8power £2m fund raise

4th December 2020

  Turquoise, the UK merchant bank specialising in energy, environment and effi...

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Living Map raises £850k from Mercia and Committed Capital

4th December 2020

Living Map, the digital map and data platform, has c...

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How innovation is fighting back against the COVID pandemic

4th December 2020

Griff Williams, CIO of the British Innovation Fund, credits investing in ea...

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Infogrid raises $15.5m to make any building smart

3rd December 2020

Infogrid, the artificial intelligence technology company that automates facilities management and...

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Turquoise's Low Carbon Innovation Fund backs 8power £2m fund raise

4th December 2020

  Turquoise, the UK merchant bank specialising in energy, environment and effi...

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Living Map raises £850k from Mercia and Committed Capital

4th December 2020

Living Map, the digital map and data platform, has c...

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Infogrid raises $15.5m to make any building smart

3rd December 2020

Infogrid, the artificial intelligence technology company that automates facilities management and...

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Threat intelligence tech firm EclecticIQ raises €20 million

3rd December 2020

EclecticIQ, a global threat intelligence, hunting and response technology provider, has raised &e...

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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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SaaS firm GUURU raises $5m for Customer Service Solution

1st December 2020

Swiss SaaS start-up GUURU Solutions Ltd has closed a $5M Series A extension, which brin...

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Gresham House Ventures invests in RevLifter

27th November 2020

Gresham House Ventures, a growth equity investor specialised in scaling businesses driven b...

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Opteran secures £2.1m seed funding led by IQ Capital

24th November 2020

Opteran, the Natural Intelligence company, has raised £2.1 million in seed funding. Opteran...

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Downing Ventures leads £625k in funding round for Dragonfly AI

19th November 2020

British predictive analytics platform, DragonflyAI, has completed a £625...

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AlbionVC backs uMed £3.7m venture capital fund raising

1st December 2020

Research technology company uMed has raised £3.7m in venture ca...

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Future Planet backs Navenio ‘uber-for-indoors’, to control COVID-19 infection rise

27th November 2020

Navenio, the UK healthcare scale-up, has announced a $1.1 million investment fr...

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Silverfleet Capital sells medical workwear supplier 7days

27th November 2020

  The pan-European private equity firm Silverfleet Capital h...

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London fintech Updraft raises £16m led by Quilam

4th December 2020

Updraft, a part lending, part credit report, and part financial planning app designed to tackle e...

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Insurtech Startup, Bdeo, Raises €5M Series A

19th November 2020

Bdeo, the leading insurtech company in Spain and Latin America, has just closed a Series A ...

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Crane Ventures leads £2.2m seed funding for Paid

17th November 2020

Paid has launched to help enterprises transform supplier management ...

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British Business Investments commits £15m to Compass Business Finance

13th November 2020

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

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New matching service will help start-up access to investors and NEDs

3rd December 2020

Three start-up industry experts have joined together to launch Connectd, a new sma...

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Alicia Navarro closes £1.2m pre-seed round for Flown

23rd November 2020

Entrepreneur Alicia Navarro has closed a £1.2 million pre-seed investment round t...

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Whiterock backs Artemis Human Capital in first PE deal

11th November 2020

Whiterock Finance has made its first ever equity investment by backing speciali...

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Mills & Reeve advises Delta Financial Systems on £23m acquisition of Bravura Solutions

5th November 2020

Mills & Reeve advises on £23m acquisition by Delta Financial Systems. The deal broadens...

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UK’s most entrepreneurial hotspots in 2020 revealed

4th December 2020

London may lead the pack when it comes to business start-ups in Britain, but th...

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flypop secures investment from the Future Fund

5th November 2020

flypop, the UK’s only international long-haul low-cost airline, has secured significant inv...

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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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