2nd December 2021
Coadjute, the blockchain network for the UK property market that aims to transform the ease and speed of home purchasing, has announced a £6m investment funding round led by Manchester-based Praetura Ventures.
30th November 2021
Guernsey Finance has resumed a permanent presence in London with the appointment of Jo Kitcat as UK Representative.
23rd November 2021
Continuity, the company using AI to help insurers improve underwriting for SMEs, has raised €5m from Elaia Partners, Bpifrance and Kamet ventures. Created in 2019 with renowned European venture builder Kamet Ventures, Continuity’s SaaS platform uses Open Data and AI to detect insurance contracts that are either outdated or invalid across four product lines, including Professional Indemnity, Commercial Property, Construction Workers Insurance, and Directors & Officers Liability.
22nd November 2021
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.
18th November 2021
Sleek.com, a leading platform providing incorporation and accounting services for SMEs and entrepreneurs, has announced a $14 million in Series A funding led by White Star Capital and Jungle Ventures, as it launches in the UK. This round brings the total capital raised by the company to $24M. Sleek will use the fresh funds to bolster tech and product development, hiring, and expand presence in existing markets and enter new ones.
9th November 2021
FinTech platform Zeti has been contracted by the Mayor of London's Energy Efficiency Fund (MEEF) to deliver pay-per-mile financing of LEVC's zero emission capable taxis on the roads of London.
MEEF will finance zero emission capable taxis for fleets, with finance payments made on a per mile basis to boost cash-flow to the fleet operators, enabled by Zeti's patent-pending fintech platform, ZERO.
4th November 2021
VU Compare, a revolutionary vehicle finance and insurance comparison site, has secured £70,000 in pre-seed capital to support product development and marketing, ahead of its official launch later this year.
2nd November 2021
Ripe Thinking Limited (Ripe), a UK-based digital underwriting and insurance distribution platform, has entered into a definitive agreement for Aquiline Capital Partners LLC to acquire a majority stake in the company. Aquiline is a private investment firm based in New York and London with $6.9 billion in assets under management, specialising in investments at the intersection of technology and finance. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
29th October 2021
TAINA Technology, an award-winning regulatory technology company, has announced that it is closing a substantial funding round, welcoming onboard Deutsche Bank and HSBC Asset Management’s Financial Technology Venture Capital Fund alongside its existing investors led by Anthemis.
28th October 2021
Admix, the leading In-Play monetization company that bridges the gap between gaming content and brands, has raised USD $25 million in a Series B round to scale up its In-Play solution worldwide; and establish it as the content monetization layer for the metaverse.
28th October 2021
PALATINE the leading mid-market private equity investor has made a successful partial exit from CET Group with the sale of its tech-enabled insurance claims management division to HomeServe plc for £53m. Based in Castle Donington, CET is a leading provider of outsourced home emergency, drainage and subsidence services to one in eight UK households.
26th October 2021
Market-leading private market digital platform VALK is building for expansion after achieving $4 billion-plus in assets and deals managed on its platform in a year