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13th May 2022

Ian Macleod appointed chair of Archangels

Archangels, the world’s longest running business angel investment syndicate, based in Edinburgh, has appointed Ian Macleod as the new chair of its board.

13th May 2022

Henley Business Angels backs innovative manufacturing company Mayku

Mayku, an organisation that is redefining the manufacturing industry for small businesses with their platform to allow creators to access machines, materials and services to create their own products, has received investment from one Henley Business Angels member contributing to a total funding round of £1.5m.

13th May 2022

Green Angel Syndicate welcomes £10m from British Business Investments

Green Angel Syndicate has received a further £5m commitment from British Business Investments, bringing its total investment since November 2021 to £10m.

13th May 2022

HBAN syndicates lead €1.9m investment in SymPhysis Medical

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network) syndciates have led a €1.925M investment in Galway-based start-up, SymPhysis Medical. Angels from HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate, Irrus Investments and Boole Investment Syndicate invested a combined €925K in the company, which is developing a device that eases the discomfort and distress of fluid in the chest for cancer patients undergoing palliative care.

13th May 2022

Henley Business Angels backs oil & gas industry safety tech business Process Vision

Process Vision, a technology company developing specialist pipeline monitoring solutions to detect contamination in the oil and gas industry, has received investment from a Henley Business Angels member, contributing to a total funding round of £1.5m.

13th May 2022

Smart mentoring & coaching platform Guider raises $3m

Guider has raised $3M seed investment from leading early-stage VC Fuel Ventures, to grow its career development platform and expand its international operations. The round also includes an investment from angel investor Simon Franks.

13th May 2022

SFC and NorthInvest back manufacturing data analytics platform FourJaw

FourJaw, whose manufacturing data analytics platform is unlocking five-fold increases in shopfloor productivity, has secured a second round of angel investment and Innovate UK funding worth £1m, from investors including SFC Capital and North Invest, to accelerate its growth and support high-value-added manufacturers across the country.

13th May 2022

DSW Ventures leads £1m funding for Aston Particle Technologies

A Birmingham company which has developed a novel dry powder coating technology that opens up new possibilities in pharmaceutical manufacturing has completed a £1m funding round led by DSW Ventures.

The investment into Aston Particle Technologies (APT), a spin-out from Aston University, was led by DSW Ventures alongside Aston University and an Aston alumnus.

13th May 2022

Green Angel Syndicate wins Green Finance Award

Green Angel Syndicate has been awarded the Green Finance category of the Better Society 2022 Awards, which rewards commercial companies who are helping create a better, more equal, ethical and sustainable world for all.

6th May 2022

Profile: Chris Lord of Mustard Kick shares his passion for angel investing

Mustard Kick is the family office of successful entrepreneurs Chris Lord and his business partner to make angel investments.  He shared with AngelNews his passion for investing in ambitious young businesses and his views on the present and future of the world of angel investing.

6th May 2022

RideTandem raises £1.75m seed round to tackle “transport poverty”

RideTandem, a mobility-as-a-service startup providing affordable and reliable transport solutions for people affected by “transport poverty”, has raised £1.75 million in seed funding. 1818 Venture Capital led the round, alongside Conduit Connect, Low Carbon Innovation Fund, several angels and previous investors Ascension and Seedrs.

The investment follows two consecutive years of 10x growth for RideTandem - creating more than £10 million in new earnings for passengers on its services since launch - and will support continued hiring, particularly in product management and engineering, as RideTandem builds out its team. 

6th May 2022

Angels are vital to generating the next generation of startups

Tim Mills, Managing Partner of ACF Investors, about the ups and downs of angel investing and the important role that angels continue to play in backing and nuturing exciting young businesses.

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