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22nd August 2019

Archangels leads investment in digital advertising innovator

QueryClick, an Edinburgh-based digital marketing consultancy that aims to transform how effectively advertisers invest in digital marketing, is to embark on an expansion drive following an investment of £2m led by Scotland’s leading business angel investment group, Archangels, in partnership with the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB).  QueryClick has developed a unique, machine learning-based attribution solution – marketing software that enables companies to precisely allocate their investments in different marketing channels to ensure the maximum possible return on investment.

19th August 2019

BiVictriX strengthens board and completes fund-raising

BiVictriX has announced that Dr Michael Carter has joined its board as a Non-executive Director, and that it has completed aninternal fund-raising round enabling development of its project portfolio and technology platform.

7th August 2019

Green Angel Syndicate invests in BuyMeOnce

Green Angel Syndicate has invested in BuyMeOnce, the destination website for long lasting products of all sorts, as part of its £550,000 funding round. 

6th August 2019

How do founders select the 'right' investor for their business?

For entrepreneurs to be able to find the ‘right’ investors, and vice versa for funders to select the ‘right’ founders is still very important  aspect of angel investing.  In this piece, Peter Cowley from The Invested Investor tries to describe the characteristics of the right investor.

29th July 2019

Nottingham’s universities join forces with Minerva Business Angels

Minerva Business Angels, part of the University of Warwick Science Park and one of the most successful business angel networks in the UK, is joining forces with Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham in a partnership aimed at improving access to finance for innovative local companies.  Minerva has chosen to work with Nottingham’s two universities because both have a track record of identifying research and ideas that have commercial potential, and of providing knowledge and advice to firms looking to improve through innovation.

25th July 2019

Lingua Custodia closes a +€1M fundraising operation

Lingua Custodia, the specialist in Machine Learning applied to financial translation, has closed a €1.1m fundraising operation. This brings the total amount of funds raised since its inception in 2011 to € 2.4m.

19th July 2019

Fibre CRM secures investment from Chelverton Investor Club

FibreCRM, a Penryn-based software company, has secured a £250,000 investment from the Chelverton Investor Club (managed by Chelverton Asset Management) as part of a £750,000 funding package, which also includes funding from Cass Entrepreneurship Fund, the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund and the FSE Angel Network.

19th July 2019

QuoteOnSite secures £350k funding from Development Bank of Wales

QuoteOnSite has announced a cash injection to facilitate aggressive growth over the next 12 months thanks to investment from the Development Bank of Wales and Deri Green.

18th July 2019

Newcastle Angel Hub hosts first pitching event

North East entrepreneurs developing industry-changing innovation have taken to the stage in the first of a series of new pitching events delivered by the recently launched Newcastle Angel Hub.

16th July 2019

InnovationRCA awarded ‘Accelerator of the Year at UKBAA Awards

The Royal College of Art’s incubator InnovationRCA has won ‘Accelerator of the Year’ at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards 2019.

The Award, announced at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards ceremony on 2 July, recognises the accelerator that has demonstrated the most dynamic programme of support for their cohort of start up and early stage entrepreneurs during the past year.

15th July 2019

Green Angel Syndicate invests £2.5m in biodiversity company NatureMetrics

Green Angel Syndicate has backed NatureMetrics, a pioneer in sampling, sequencing and analysing Environmental DNA. eDNA is left behind in the environment by the creatures which pass through it – in water, soil, or droppings, for example.

NatureMetrics can extract minute quantities of eDNA from samples of water, sediment or soil, and identify the species that are present. This technology can be used to identify protected species, such as great crested newts, damaging invasive species such as zebra mussels, and for Environmental Impact Assessments. 

11th July 2019

Dataform secures $2m to build the operating system for data warehouses

A data pipeline management company set up by Google alumni and supported through its early days by Y Combinator, has secured a $2 million investment from LocalGlobe and angel investors. Dataform is building a platform to transform the way businesses manage their data warehouses, helping data teams publish, test and collaborate on datasets at scale. The seed funding will help the company continue to grow both its sales and engineering sides of the business and further develop its product. 

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