1st April 2022
Koolen Industries, the clean energy investor headed by Kees Koolen, has invested in ParkBee, the leading tech platform for off-street parking in Europe. Other investors are a number of leading (tech) entrepreneurs and investors, as well existing shareholders. Total funding to ParkBee amounts to EUR 30m.
25th February 2022
Wild Cosmetics, a design-led personal care start-up who pioneered the UK’s first plastic-free refillable deodorant in 2019 has closed £5m from existing investors to double down on its mission to remove single-use-plastics and unnecessary chemicals from everyday bathroom routines.
11th February 2022
The team behind the UK’s first female urinal have raised £250,000 in their first funding round, as they strive to pioneer ‘pee-equality’ for women and make long queues for the ladies a thing of the past. University of Bristol graduates Amber Probyn, 23, and Hazel McShane, 25, say their flatpack portable urinals made of recycled sea plastics are six times faster to use and produce 98% less carbon than traditional portable toilets.
4th February 2022
REHAUS, a marketplace dedicated to matching pre-owned designer furniture with new owners, has announced the launch of its consumer seller platform. REHAUS removes the hassle usually associated with pre-owned furniture online, offering a superior experience for both buyers and sellers. This includes full provenance, direct communication and next day delivery for buyers as well as collection, storage and superior merchandising for sellers.
4th February 2022
The Allergen Neutral™ skincare brand, Oodee has raised £700,000 supported by Angel Investment Network, the world’s largest online angel investment platform. Oodee is the world’s first Allergen Neutral™ skincare range and is pioneering a new solution to the hidden mysteries of allergies, intolerances, and skin flare-ups.
17th January 2022
A strategically differentiated supplier of premium mountain bike and crossover brands, Silverfish UK Limited, which supplies some of the most desirable brands to UK retailers, is set to power ahead in 2022, after an £8.5m investment from Connection Capital, the specialist private client alternative investments business.
12th January 2022
Myzone, the global manufacturer of wearable fitness tracking technology, has secured a 17.2 million dollar investment from BGF, the UK’s most active growth capital investor, alongside renowned tech entrepreneur Vin Murria OBE, who also joins as Non-Executive Chair.
12th January 2022
Two sport and exercise scientists who established ART Health Solutions, an app to improve employee wellbeing and performance have raised £800,000 from the North East Venture Fund (NEVF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by Mercia, to fund the next stage of growth.
17th December 2021
Warwick Acoustics – the Midlands-based company which aims to disrupt the delivery of entertainment within the next generation of electric vehicles - has raised £2.8m from existing shareholders including Mercia Asset Management, and a small number of high net worth investors.
13th December 2021
On-demand laundry service provider, Oxwash, which closed a £500,000 crowdfunding capital raise last month, has announced that they are aiming for net zero carbon emissions by 2023, in line with the UK government’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2050.
10th December 2021
Easol, the leading experience commerce platform, is announcing an investment of $25 million from Tiger Global with participation from existing investors Notion Capital, Foundation Capital, Y Combinator and FMZ Ventures led by Michael Zeisser, the former Chairman of US investments at Alibaba who is also joining the board. According to CrunchBase, this will be the fifth largest Series A fundraise of all time for a UK-based SaaS company*.
7th December 2021
Stitched, a digitalised platform providing curtains and blinds to customers using a combination of 3D customisation and augmented reality, has secured £200,000 from the Enterprise M3 Growth Fund to grow its marketing, sales, and finance teams to take the business to the next level. The investment is part of a £750k funding round, where the Enterprise M3 Growth fund is joined by FSE’s Angel Investor Network, Angel Academe, and existing investors.