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12th May 2021

SEP Investment to fuel regtech revolution with FundApps

Scottish Equity Partners has completed a significant growth equity investment in FundApps, one of the world's most successful Regulatory Technology (RegTech) companies.

12th May 2021

EkkoSense secures MEIF funding to accelerate global expansion

EkkoSense Limited, an advanced software and technology provider, has received a seven-figure cash injection from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund, East & South East Midlands Debt Finance fund managed by Maven Capital Partners.

11th May 2021

Kerv adds digital transformation capabilities with purchase of cloudThing

Kerv, a Cloud Centric Managed Service and Infrastructure Transformation Provider, has announced the acquisition of cloudThing, 

11th May 2021

CyberHive raises £1.8m to accelerate growth

CyberHive, a UK cybersecurity company, has announced a £1.8m investment, co-led by 24Haymarket and Mercia Fund Management’s EIS funds.

10th May 2021

Talent startup Distributed secures £5m funding

On-demand and Elastic™ software talent startup Distributed has secured £5m in a Series A funding round led by Guinness Asset Management. The company also drew further investment from its Seed investor, Fuel Ventures, and other high-profile industry leaders, Filippo Sarti and Andreas Mihalovits, bringing its total funding to date to over £9m.

7th May 2021

Nanotech firm Figura Analytics raises £180,000 seed funding

Nanotechnology business Figura Analytics has raised £180,000 seed funding from private investors and the UK’s leading early stage investor SFC Capital. 

The company was spun out of Loughborough University in January 2021, backed by an Innovate UK grant, to develop its rapid testing technology platform aimed at helping the drinks industry to improve quality and consistency of ingredients and finished product.  Figura’s nanopore technology uses microfluidics, sensors and software algorithms, which enables them to recognise and characterize any particle suspended in a solution. 

7th May 2021

Par Equity backs fast-growing tech firm Datactics

Par Equity has led an investment of £2m in Datactics, a leader in the field of data management.  Belfast-based Datactics provides software and services to large organisations that need to improve and control the quality of the data held in their computer systems. The AI-enabled platform allows staff who are not IT experts to efficiently deduplicate, clean-up and enrich the information in their lines of business. For businesses that have information spread across many databases, the products enable them to give their customers a better quality, more joined-up service, while reducing their costs.

5th May 2021

PortalOne raises $15m to launch hybrid games platform

PortalOne, the world's first hybrid games platform, has raised $15m in an oversubscribed total seed funding round. The round included U.S. investors like Peter Thiel's Founders Fund and TQ Ventures, the investment fund led by Scooter Braun, Schuster Tanger and Andrew Marks. Coatue Management´s investment was led by Arielle Zuckerberg, the Rogue Ventures investment was led by Alice Lloyd George. Sunny Dhillon led the investment from Signia Venture Partners whose LPs include Warner Bros., Disney and Tencent. European investors include Seedcamp , Talis Capital and SNÖ Ventures. 

4th May 2021

In-Space Missions secures £300k growth loan

Alton based In-Space Missions, is the latest company to secure funding from the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme. The £300,000 loan will help the business grow its innovative “Space as a Service” model.

30th April 2021

NorthEdge-backed Altia gains Queen's Award recognition

NorthEdge portfolio business Altia has been named a Queen’s Award for Enterprise winner for International Trade.

29th April 2021

Green Angel leads investment in QLM

Following being named among the twelve 2021 BNEF Pioneers last week1, identifying it as one of the most impactful and original technology innovations for advancing the low-carbon economy, QLM has closed of its Seed funding round, securing a total of £3.1 million of investment.

29th April 2021

UX-Republic joins Smile Groupwith backing from Keensight Capital

UX-Republic joins Smile, the leading group recognized for its unique expertise in open source technologies, and also known through its brands Neopixl, the mobile applications specialist, and SensioLabs, creator of the world-famous Symfony framework. UX-Republic will continue to operate under its own brand and will benefit from Smile's capabilities to strengthen its customer offering – particularly on the technological side - and roll out its expertise in France and Europe. 

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