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20th May 2022

£8.7m capital raise for Recognise Bank

Challenger bank, Recognise Bank, will benefit from £8.7 million in new capital following the latest successful round of fund raising by the City of London Group (CoLG), the Bank's parent company.

6th May 2022 completes £2m funding round, the fintech platform that delivers innovative and rapidly deployable Open Banking solutions for banks and other account providers, has closed its growth funding round of £2m.

6th May 2022

Insurtech Bluezone raises £1.5M

Bluezone, an insurtech reinventing life insurance for people with chronic illnesses has announced a £1.5m seed round led by Insurtech Gateway and AV8 Ventures. Oxford Capital, Portfolio Ventures and impactful angel investors including former CEO of AXA, Chief Transformation Officer Aegon Group, former Chairman of NHS England and a leading Fintech angel also participated in the round.

22nd April 2022

Insurtech startup ETAP secures $1.5 million pre-seed funding

ETAP, an insurtech startup that makes it easier to buy and claim insurance, has secured $1.5 million in pre-seed funding to grow its team and drive the adoption of much-needed car insurance across Africa. Starting in Nigeria, the new funding will support the roll-out of ETAP’s game-changing app which allows drivers to buy insurance in 90 seconds, complete claims in 3 minutes or less and get rewarded for good driving and avoiding accidents.

18th January 2022

BDO advises on acquisition of B2B publisher HPCi Media

BDO LLP has advised on the acquisition of HPCi Media, a leading B2B publisher, specialising in cosmetics, beauty and health media.  

17th December 2021

Genasys secures £12.25M investment from Frog Capital

Leading insurance software solutions provider, Genasys, has announced a major investment of £12.25M from leading software Scale-Up investor, Frog Capital. The investment will see Frog take a significant stake in the business, with the Genasys management team retaining operational control.

10th December 2021

Fintech firm SPG raises $34m Series A funding


The UK based FinTech group, SPG that owns and operates Shieldpay and Paycast, has raised a $34 million dollar (£25 million pounds) Series A that includes strategic funding from Mastercard and Marqeta. Other significant Investors in SPG include Elliott Management, CreditEase and Techstars. 

2nd December 2021

Praetura backs Coadjute's £6m fundraise

Coadjute, the blockchain network for the UK property market that aims to transform the ease and speed of home purchasing, has announced a £6m investment funding round led by Manchester-based Praetura Ventures.

30th November 2021

New London Representative for Guernsey Finance

Guernsey Finance has resumed a permanent presence in London with the appointment of Jo Kitcat as UK Representative.

23rd November 2021

Continuity raises €5m led by Elaia Partners & Bpifrance

Continuity, the company using AI to help insurers improve underwriting for SMEs, has raised €5m from Elaia Partners, Bpifrance and Kamet ventures.  Created in 2019 with renowned European venture builder Kamet Ventures, Continuity’s SaaS platform uses Open Data and AI to detect insurance contracts that are either outdated or invalid across four product lines, including Professional Indemnity, Commercial Property, Construction Workers Insurance, and Directors & Officers Liability.

22nd November 2021

Pixie raises £2.25m from Triple Point Ventures, Seedcamp and MMC Ventures

Pixie, a UK-based startup creating a simpler approach to practice management and workflow automation for small accounting and bookkeeping firms, has raised £2.25 million in a seed funding round led by Triple Point Ventures, with the participation of Seedcamp, MMC Ventures, and serial entrepreneurs and angel investors including Duane Jackson (Kashflow, Staffology), Will Neale and Chris Adelsbach.

18th November 2021

Sleek launches in UK with $14m funding led by White Star Capital, a leading platform providing incorporation and accounting services for SMEs and entrepreneurs, has announced a $14 million in Series A funding led by White Star Capital and Jungle Ventures, as it launches in the UK. This round brings the total capital raised by the company to $24M. Sleek will use the fresh funds to bolster tech and product development, hiring, and expand presence in existing markets and enter new ones.

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