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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.

3rd December 2021

Rightcharge raises £700k to accelerate adoption of smart electric vehicle charging

All-in-one charge point and EV-friendly energy tariff comparison service Rightcharge, has raised £700k in a fully subscribed Seed funding round, to help accelerate the adoption of smart EV charging in the UK.

2nd December 2021

Cerbos raises $3.5m seed round to transform software ‘permissions’

Cerbos, a new open source software startup helping tech scaleups and other companies manage user permissions more efficiently, has raised a $3.5 million seed round.

30th November 2021

Pentech and Outward Ventures lead £4.7m investment in Vauban

Vauban, the platform that provides venture capital fund managers with everything they need to raise a fund and invest capital quickly, has closed a £4.7m funding round.

Investors include co-leads Pentech and Outward, in addition to 7percent Ventures and MJ Hudson. A roster of high profile angel investors have also participated; This includes  the CEO of Nested Matt Robinson;  the founder of Grabayo, Will Neale; the founder and CEO of ComplyAdvantage, Charles Delingpole; Partner at Augmentum Fintech Perry Blacher; and Al Giles, from legal services provider Axiom.

29th November 2021

Cam Ross appointed CEO of Green Angel Syndicate

Green Angel Syndicate (GAS) is preparing for its next phase of growth with several significant changes to its Board.

Current COO Cam Ross will take over the CEO role from Nick Lyth. In addition, new board appointments will lay the groundwork for GAS to further develop its EIS Climate Change Fund and future fund management activities.  More growth for GAS means a greater impact on the reduction and reversal of greenhouse gas emissions and a greater impact in the fight against climate change. 

29th November 2021

What proportion of your portfolio should angel investments be?

Following the publication their latest White Paper, Brian Moretta of Hardman & Co delves into the tricky question of how investors should decide what proportion of their investment portfolio should be in angel investments.

26th November 2021

AR start-up Dent Reality secures £2.5m

Dent Reality, the London-based start-up behind a pioneering AR platform,  has raised £2.5m ($3.4m) in funding to expand its pioneering work across the retail sector.  The funding round was led by Europe’s most active proptech VC, Pi Labs, with participation from Silicon Valley-based commerce experts Sugar Capital and deep tech specialists 7Percent Ventures – one of the first backers of Oculus VR – alongside several notable angel investors.

26th November 2021

 Angels Invest Wales backs 2B Enterprising

Primary school children throughout the UK are being inspired to develop their enterprise skills with the help of a syndicate of 15 business angels who have completed a £400,000 investment in 2B Enterprising headquartered in Swansea, South Wales.

25th November 2021

Kieran Dalton joins Catalyst as new 'head of scaling'

Experienced tech sector executive Kieran Dalton has joined Catalyst as Head of Scaling, a new role that has been created for the purpose of helping ambitious, innovation driven companies in Northern Ireland to scale up beyond £10m in revenues.

24th November 2021

Companies raise £16.1m in 18 months with innovative University of Essex support

Disruptive bleeding-edge tech companies have secured a staggering £16.1m of funding in just 18 months after being supported by the University of Essex. 

22nd November 2021

Pioneering medtech firm Glyconics secures £1.5m in oversubscribed raise

Award-winning medtech firm, Glyconics© has secured £1.5million in an Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) funding round ahead of a series A round next year. The innovative diagnostics startup, with offices in Cambridge, Norwich and Basingstoke, raised well over the intended £850k in a raise led by investment platform Wealth Club and existing investors, Deepbridge Capital and Boundary Capital. Demand from Wealth Club private investors and angel investors pushed the total amount further to £1.5 million.

22nd November 2021

Pixie raises £2.25m from Triple Point Ventures, Seedcamp and MMC Ventures

Pixie, a UK-based startup creating a simpler approach to practice management and workflow automation for small accounting and bookkeeping firms, has raised £2.25 million in a seed funding round led by Triple Point Ventures, with the participation of Seedcamp, MMC Ventures, and serial entrepreneurs and angel investors including Duane Jackson (Kashflow, Staffology), Will Neale and Chris Adelsbach.

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