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12th May 2021

Financial Services Capital appoints Kevin Cunningham

Financial Services Capital, the private equity investor dedicated to the European financial services sector, has appointed Kevin Cunningham, an insurance specialist with more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, as its newest Partner.

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.

12th May 2021

BGF & Scaleup Institute launch Scaleup Week

BGF and the ScaleUp Institute have launched a major new nationwide initiative, Scaleup Week: The Business Plan taking place 18 – 20 May. The Scaleup Week represents a national moment to address critical challenges as we recover economically from the pandemic, to help business not just survive but thrive and ensure we have a fully funded plan to drive investment nationwide.

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.

11th May 2021

Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 invests in Green Energy Options

Turquoise, the UK merchant bank specialising in energy, environment and efficiency, has announced its eighth deal for the Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 (LCIF2). The investment in geo is part of a first close of a round co-led by LCIF2 and Schneider Electric Ventures (SEV), with the participation of Consensus Business Group, West Coast Capital and GWD Enterprises. 

10th May 2021

Inflexion sells Reed & MacKay to Tripactions

Inflexion has sold its investment in Reed & Mackay, a premium corporate travel management and events business, to TripActions, a US headquartered business travel and spend management platform.

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

Machine Discovery secures funding led by Foresight and Williams

Foresight Group and Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) have made an investment into Machine Discovery, an innovative University of Oxford spin-out commercialising new machine learning technology.

The investment  will be used to support the senior management team in taking Machine Discovery through its next stage of growth, assisted by Foresight Williams’ expertise in the sector. During the process, Oxford Technology introduced Bijan Kiani to the business.  Bijan was previously VP Product and Marketing at Synopsys, a NASDAQ listed Electronic Design Automation company focusing on advanced technologies for chip design, validation and application ($3.7bn revenue in 2020) and will take over as CEO.

7th May 2021

Wow! Stuff secures £4.5m from IGF

Toy innovator and distributor Wow! Stuff has secured a £4.5 million facility from Independent Growth Finance (IGF) to help support its ongoing growth aspirations. As a company working with global brands, the Wolverhampton-headquartered business, with offices in LA and Hong Kong, were looking for funding to assist growth in the European market. The additional funding will allow the business to expand its branded range on a commercial-led timeline throughout the pandemic and beyond.  

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.

6th May 2021

ContentCal raises $6.2 million funding led by Fuel Ventures

UK-founded marketing technology platform ContentCal has secured $6.2 million in Series A investment from Fuel Ventures and Guinness Asset Management.

The investment will be used to drive growth of its content marketing and intelligence platform: making new hires; developing a proprietary content intelligence platform; and opening a new US headquarters as well as expanding its UK headquarters.

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