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2nd December 2021

Haydn Mursell appointed chair of YFM-backed Checkmate Fire

Infrastructure and construction veteran Haydn Mursell has been appointed as chair of fire protection specialist Checkmate Fire as part of a strategic plan to grow the business following the company’s acquisition of Rosse Systems earlier this year.

2nd December 2021

Haatch Ventures appoints new Head of Platform

Sophie Weavers-Wright has joined Haatch Ventures as Head of Platform, from Quotient (previously Elevaate) where she led Self Serve Tier 1’s within the Sponsored Search platform. She helped them with everything from strategy to pacing and everything in-between.

1st December 2021

NatWest launches peer-to-peer coaching for entrepreneurs

NatWest, the UK’s biggest business bank, has launched a new free support scheme for business owners who want to problem solve and gain insights from others in a similar position. The online workshops will be facilitated and structured by a dedicated NatWest Accelerator Manager in groups of no more than six people. The sessions aim to create a positive environment to focus on removing barriers to business so they can scale.

30th November 2021

Gagan Arora appointed as senator for India at WBAF

The World Business Angels Investment Forum has appointed Gagan Arora, Founder & CEO of Vertex Group, as Senator for India. Senator Gagan Arora will represent India at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. The inclusion of India in WBAF provides a wide range of opportunities for India’s start-ups, scaleups and high growth businesses and opens doors for economic development.

30th November 2021

New London Representative for Guernsey Finance

Guernsey Finance has resumed a permanent presence in London with the appointment of Jo Kitcat as UK Representative.

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. 

25th November 2021

One Stop Business Finance strengthens team

SME funding specialist One Stop Business Finance (OSBF) has further strengthened its finance brokering and operations management expertise with the appointment of Emma Harris.

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.

25th November 2021

Nominations soon to close for 2022 Bold Woman Awards by Veuve Clicquot

The call for public nominations will soon close for this year’s prestigious Bold Woman Awards, celebrating incredible British female entrepreneurs.

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. 

23rd November 2021

 Exus opens hub in Turkey for renewable investments

Exus Management Partners, a leading expert in powering sustainable investments through operational excellence, has continued its global expansion by announcing a new office in Istanbul.

 

18th November 2021

Parkwalk makes three new appointments

 

Parkwalk, the UK’s most active investor in world changing technologies from UK universities and research institutions, has made three new hires following another successful year as investors recognise the opportunity in knowledge intensive start-ups.  

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