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22nd June 2018

AdoRx Therapeutics announces $10m funding

AdoRx Therapeutics, a UK based drug discovery company focused on the identification of new cancer therapeutics, today announced that it has closed an initial $10 million investment round financed by Epidarex Capital and CRT Pioneer Fund (‘CPF’).

22nd June 2018

DevOpsGroup raises £3m from BGF

BGF has invested £3m of growth capital into Cardiff-headquartered DevOpsGroup, a UK professional services company specialising in DevOps engineering consultancy and training. This deal represents BGF’s first investment in Wales since it announced the launch of its Cardiff office earlier this year. 

22nd June 2018

Rcapital backs MBO of UK aviation specialist CHS

Rcapital has supported the MBO of CHS Engineering Services Limited from its former private equity investor.  CHS Engineering Services is a specialist engineering consultancy focussing principally on servicing clients in the aviation sector.

21st June 2018

Oxford Capital backs £3.4m funding for on-demand coach travel firm Sn-ap

TravelTech company Sn-ap has raised £3.4m in a round led by ADV and Oxford Capital.

Sn-ap is an intercity coach travel company, which allows passengers to travel ‘on-demand’ as they are matched with other people who want to make the same journey.

The company uses machine learning to set prices, based on predictions of the dates, times and routes that people wish to travel; only becoming available during times of high demand. The aim is to help coaches fill their spots, whilst selling seats at fair prices.

21st June 2018

European venture capital investment hits ten-year high of €6.4 billion

European venture capital investment rached its highest amount in a decade with €6.4 billion in 2017, according to Invest Europe.

21st June 2018

Polaris invests in IT consultancy ProData Consult

Polaris has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority shareholding in ProData Consult, Denmark’s leading independent IT consultancy

21st June 2018

DN Capital’s Nenad Marovac appointed as Invest Europe Chair

Invest Europe announces that Nenad Marovac will be its Chair for 2018 to 2019. Founder and Managing Partner of global early-stage venture firm DN Capital, Marovac has over 25 years of investment experience in the technology and media sectors. Founded in 2000, DN Capital has supported early-stage and leading European companies, including British music recognition service Shazam, which is set to be acquired by Apple, and Germany’s leading used-car online marketplace, Auto1, which operates in 30 countries and is valued at €2.9 billion.

21st June 2018

Matr raises £4.75 million for AI teaching platform

Matr, the online teaching platform, has announced it has closed a £4.75 million Series A investment round led by the UCL Technology Fund and Downing Ventures, with follow on investment from Ananda and innovation charity Nesta, and Sherry Coutu joining as an angel investor. The company has now raised £8.25 million in funding.

20th June 2018

Maven Capital Partners expands Midlands Engine Investment Fund team

Maven Capital Partners has further strengthened its Midlands team with the appointment of senior investment specialists Chris Rogers, Richard Altoft and Graham Hall, to increase the level of support to local companies across all stages of the investment process and for ongoing business support.

Based in Birmingham, Chris has responsibility for new MEIF investments and will work closely with investee companies throughout Worcestershire. Chris joins Maven after a 22-year career in commercial banking with RBS, as a Senior Relationship Manager, providing structural guidance and financial analysis to SMEs.

19th June 2018

Gospel raises £1.4m from LocalGlobe

Gospel Technology, a blockchain software startup that has been working with one of the UK’s biggest aerospace and defence manufacturers to develop a proof of concept to improve record keeping for its supply chain has raised £1.4m in seed funding from investors led by LocalGlobe.

19th June 2018

Panaseer raises $10m Series A funding

Panaseer, a cyber security software company, today announced it has secured $10 million in Series A funding. The financing round was led by Evolution Equity Partners with participation from existing investors including Notion Capital, Albion Capital, Winton Ventures and Paladin Capital Group, as well as new investor Cisco Investments.

 

18th June 2018

Digital therapy company Healios raises £2.2m in latest funding

Healios, the digital therapy company for mental health, has raised £2.2m ($3m) in its latest funding round, led by investors Albion Capital and Spice Capital.

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