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22nd March 2024 - 0 comments

Wine investment platform WineFi partners with Wealt

Winefi, a UK-based start-up building a nextgeneration wine investment marketplace which successfully raised £400,000 from SFC Capital and other angel investors at the end of 2023, has announced a partnership with Wealt, a wealth management platform that allows investors to manage all of their bankable and non-bankable assets in one place, to offer investors easy and cost-effective access to fine wine as an asset class.

22nd March 2024 - 0 comments

ACF leads £2m funding for Arrow Risk Management

Arrow Risk Management, a specialist managing general agency (MGA) underwriting platform that provides brokers and carriers with real-time data across the insurance lifecycle, has raised £2 million in funding, led by ACF Investors and a range of EIS investors. This investment will be used to fuel expansion plans and further develop its underwriting platform.

15th December 2023 - 0 comments

Hope Macy to use investment to fight financial vulnerability

Hope Macy, the FCA authorised UK Fintech, has obtained £1.5m in seed investment from the Development Bank of Wales, and a supportive angel network, to extend the development and roll-out of its regulated Open Banking and AI platform across the UK to counter the growing problem of financial vulnerability. 

15th December 2023 - 0 comments

Prosper smashes Crowdfunding target raising over £1m

Wealthtech platform Prosper has closed its first crowdfunding campaign, raising over £1 million and topping up the £3.2m already raised from investors including Monzo’s co-founder Tom Blomfield, Capital One’s co-founder Matt Cooper, and many other high-profile fintech angels.

Prosper was founded by fintech entrepreneurs Ricky Knox, Nick Perrett, and Phil Bungey, who previously built businesses such as Nutmeg and Tandem Bank.

10th November 2023 - 0 comments

Prosper raises £3.2m angel round to build the Wise of Wealth-Tech

New wealth-tech platform Prosper, which plans to revolutionise how we save and invest, has raised a £3.2 million angel round.

The founders of Monzo, Capital One, World First, Tandem, Azimo, Embark, Comply Advantage, and the Connect, MMC and Portfolio Ventures all contributed to Prosper’s £3.2 million angel round, backing the company to shake up the way people manage their wealth.

15th September 2023 - 0 comments

Delio launches Vaults functionality

Delio, the financial technology firm that digitises the private market strategies of leading financial institutions, has launched its new Vaults functionality as part of the flagship Delio Core platform. 

11th August 2023 - 0 comments

Pioneering project set to boost innovation in UK financial services

Smaller Scottish businesses, which often struggle to keep pace with big financial institutions when it comes to harnessing the latest growth-enabling technologies, will soon be able to benefit from an innovative national initiative.

11th August 2023 - 0 comments

Wealth Club invests £2.4 million under EIS in Kore

To keep pace with its rapid growth, Kore, the RegTech Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that enables large financial institutions to fast track regulatory compliance has raised just under £2.4 million from Wealth Club members under the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) in a heavily oversubscribed round.

30th June 2023 - 0 comments

Payment card comparison platform Statement raises £1.5 million

Statement, the platform comparing card payment providers for small businesses, has launched in the UK with £1.5m in pre-seed funding from global VC investor Northzone with participation from Notion Capital, Triple Point Ventures and TinyVC. Angels involved include fintech regulars Charlie Songhurst and Chris Adelsbach.

6th April 2023 - 0 comments

Oxford Innovation supports growth journey of ethical insurtech Arma Karma

OION Angels has invested in the latest £1.5 million funding round of Arma Karma, the award-winning monthly insurance subscription company which has been a part of the Oxford Innovation ecosystem since 2019, when it took up residency with Oxford Innovation Space in the Colchester Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway.

10th March 2023 - 0 comments

Gyroscope raises $4.5M in seed funding

Gyroscope has raised $4.5M in seed funding to build Gyro Dollars (GYD), a decentralized stablecoin featuring a novel all-weather stablecoin design. The round was co-led by Placeholder VC and Galaxy with participation from Maven11, Archetype, and Robot Ventures, as well as angel investment from Cyrus Younessi, Fernando Martinelli, Hart Lambur, Will Villaneuva and others. A live beta version of the new GYD stablecoin mechanism - Gyro Proto - is now live on mainnet Polygon and is open to all for testing.

17th February 2023 - 0 comments

Curacel secures $3 million seed funding

NIGERIA: Curacel, Africa’s leading insurance infrastructure provider, has raised $3 million in seed funding to roll out new technology solutions designed to power the next generation of insurance experiences in Africa. The new funding will also support the company’s expansion into North Africa.

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