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4th August 2021

Excellerant appoints Mirsad Devic as CEO; ramps up investment drive

Excellerant Inc., a technology-focused investment holding company, has announced the appointment of Mr. Mirsad Devic as CEO 

2nd August 2021

Global venture capital firm Antler launches in Canada

Global early-stage VC, Antler has announced that it is launching in Canada. 

29th July 2021

HBAN Ulster passes 100 members and calls for more angel investors

Business angel group HBAN Ulster, as part of the Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN), announced today its members have invested £8.5m into 38 early-stage companies in Northern Ireland in less than three years and urged more businesspeople to join its ranks.

26th July 2021

Ace Entrepreneurs launch program to support black startup owners

A new investment initiative has been launched by ACE Entrepreneurs to support and fund early-stage black-owned businesses. The ACE Entrepreneurs Investment Program has been launched to tackle a funding gap for black-owned businesses. The program is led by businesswoman and entrepreneur Nadine Campbell, Founder of ACE Entrepreneurs, a community for diverse entrepreneurs and Kevin Edwards, who is the ACE Entrepreneurs Investment Partner and BTIG Managing Director - European Credit Sales & Trading.

26th July 2021

Applications open for University of Edinburgh's AI Accelerator

The AI Accelerator is back! Applications are open until 8th of August so there’s still time to apply. Based at the University of Edinburgh’s world-leading innovation hub - the Bayes Centre - the Accelerator gives data driven scaleups the opportunity to harness the power of AI and bring about transformative change. To reach a wider UK scaleup community, we are delivering the Accelerator in partnership with London-based community Scale Space and welcoming Nile’s strategic design support.

22nd July 2021

Edison Group makes two senior appointments to drive technology and ESG expansion

Edison Group has announced the appointment of Paul Miller as CTO and Kelly Perry as Head of ESG Client Services, 

22nd July 2021

Bowmark Capital expands team

Bowmark Capital has further strengthened its investment, portfolio and origination teams with six new appointments.

22nd July 2021

Claire Alvarez promoted to Partner at Foresight Group

Claire Alvarez has been promoted to Partner by Foresight Group, the leading listed infrastructure and private equity investment manager.

6th July 2021

26 climate technology start-ups win place on COP26 funding programme

Greenbackers Investment Capital has revealed the identity of 26 climate technology start-ups 

5th July 2021

MSDUK launches accelerator to support minority-owned businesses

MSDUK, an organisation that champions the inclusion of ethnic minority businesses (EMBs) and founders in corporate supply chains, has partnered with Unilever, WPP, Google and Dow to launch the UK’s first accelerator programme focused on helping 300 EMBs to become supply chain ready.

5th July 2021

WestBridge promotes Barkley to director following regional growth

Private equity house WestBridge has promoted Peter Barkley to director. Barkley joined WestBridge in August 2019 to head the firm’s newly opened Manchester office and establish the firm in the north west, north east and Yorkshire markets.

1st July 2021

BGF appoints Baroness Brown as Chair of new Clean Growth Advisory Board

BGF, the UK & Ireland’s most active investor, has announced the creation of a specialist advisory board to accelerate its investment activity in companies engaged in carbon reduction and the energy transition. The advisory board will be chaired by Baroness Brown of Cambridge, one of the UK’s leading specialists in the field of climate change and carbon reduction.

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