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11th January 2022

Hypi secures £150,000 pre-seed funding from SFC Capital

Hypi, the London-based SaaS platform that makes no-code app development accessible to everyone, has secured £150,000 in pre-seed funding from SFC Capital, the UK’s most active seed stage investor. The funding will support the growth of Hypi platform and push their new no-code solution out to users who want a simpler, more visual way of developing and launching their app ideas.

11th January 2022

HBAN business angels have invested median of £167K each in start-ups

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, today announces its latest survey results which found that HBAN business angels have invested a median of £167K each in start-ups on the island of Ireland. 

10th January 2022

Cleantech start-up WATR secures £75k from Anglia Capital Group

After an impressive pitch to the Angel Investors from Anglia Capital Group, WATR successfully secured funding for their clean-tech start-up.  The founders of WATR came to the Angels with a clear mission for their business - to use technology to improve water conditions across the globe. Their long-term ambition is for WATR to become the early warning system for water quality globally and to have units in every country in the world by 2024.

7th January 2022

Scalpel receives investment from Henley Business Angels

Scalpel, a healthcare services company that automates surgical protocols using sensor-driven event detection technology, has received investment from Henley Business Angels members as part of their Pre-Series A funding round.

6th January 2022

24Haymarket secures £10m commitment from British Business Investments

24Haymarket, the London and Edinburgh-based private capital group, has secured a £10m commitment from British Business Investments, 

5th January 2022

Henley Business Angels members invest in ape2o

ape2o, a company that is looking to eradicate bottled water waste by setting up a network of sophisticated vending machines for ‘on the go’ customers, has received investment from Henley Business Angels members as part of a total funding round of £500k.  UK consumers buy 8 billion plastic water bottles a year, with 80% of them ending up in landfills or oceans. They then leach micro-plastics and chemicals in the water that people go on to consume.  With bottled water customers also paying approximately £2 per 500ml (more than twice the comparative cost of petrol), ape2o provides a solution with its vending machines, without the need for plastic bottles and at a fraction of the price.

4th January 2022

Newcastle entrepreneur secures investment for Safer Date app

 

 

A Newcastle-based entrepreneur with ambitions to disrupt the online dating industry has raised £225,000 in a bid to create a dating platform with user safety at its heart.  The Women angels of the North syndicate investment made up part of the total fundraise for Safer Date. A number of other investors were also contributed to the total investment of £225,000.

4th January 2022

Vorwerk Ventures, Acton Capital and Picus invest €7M in MedKitDoc

MedKitDoc, a German telemedicine platform, has raised 7 million euros in seed financing. In addition to Vorwerk Ventures, Acton Capital, and existing investor Picus Capital, FlixBus founders Daniel Krauss and Jochen Engert are also investing in the fast-growing digital health start-up based in Berlin and Hannoversch Münden.

4th January 2022

Archangels leads record year of investment in tech and life sciences stars

Archangels, the Edinburgh-based business angel investment group, led investments totalling a record £23.7m in promising Scottish tech and life sciences companies during 2021. 

4th January 2022

theUp.co nets £7M cash injection

Two London entrepreneurs who pivoted their mobile phone charging business into a successful mobile order and pay app and hand sanitiser network as the pandemic hit, generating turnover of £1m in a month, today scored a new win, securing £7 million to support the expansion of their hospitality “super app”. On a mission to lead innovation in the hospitality sector, theUp.co, secured investment from high-profile investors such as Jägermeister, former CEO of Monzo, Tom Blomfield and JamJar Investments - the ex-Innocent Smoothie founders fund, in the round led by a leading private global investor. 

10th December 2021

Angel Investment Network reports surging rise in annual growth

Angel Investment Network (AIN), the world’s largest online angel investment platform, has seen significant annual growth, with annual revenues up 27% year on year. The figures underscore the extent to which global startup investment activity has bounced back impressively from the pandemic. 

3rd December 2021

Edtech startup Mindstone crowdfunds £1.4 million

Mindstone, an edtech platform rethinking online education to help people learn faster and remember more, has raised £1.44 million through a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.

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