Angel News
Angel News

Back to Homepage

10th June 2022

Entrepreneur raises £550k to disrupt dry cleaning industry

A Stamford entrepreneur who aims to disrupt the dry-cleaning industry by installing automated drop-off points in shopping centres and railway stations has raised £550,000.

10th June 2022

British Business Bank appoints Louis Taylor as its new CEO

Louis Taylor has been appointed CEO of the British Business Bank, the UK’s economic development bank, and will take up the role from 1 October. Louis Taylor is currently CEO of UK Export Finance, the UK government's export credit agency.

10th June 2022

Green Angel Syndicate leads funding round for Smile Plastics

Smile Plastics raised £980k from Green Angel Syndicate members, the GAS Climate Change Fund, the British Business Investments funds committed to GAS through its Regional Angels Programme, the Angel CoFund and a number of other private investors. 

Smile Plastics has two main goals: to create the most beautiful circular plastics in the world out of 100% recycled and 100% recyclable materials and to challenge ideas about “waste” and the system that creates it. 

27th May 2022

Spacetech startup Gravitilab receives £100k from British Design Fund

UK-based space services startup, Gravitilab, is on a mission to make conducting research in space more accessible and affordable. The company has just secured a £100k investment from British Design Fund.

27th May 2022

Stamp Free raises £600k in oversubscribed funding round

Stamp Free Limited, the digital postage company, has raised £600k in an oversubscribed funding round as the business progresses towards the commercial launch of its global award-winning AI phone-based alternative to traditional mailing and returns. 

Investment was led by existing investors Silicon Valley-based R42 Group and Cambridge Angels along with other technology angel investors from the UK, US and Australia. 

27th May 2022

Kapaga raises £1.5 million angel-backed seed round

Kapaga, the UK-based cross-border payment platform for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has announced a £1.5m funding round led by Target Global and with participation from well-known angel investors in the fintech space, Chris Adelsbach, Andreas Mihalovits, and Mark Ransford.

27th May 2022

Charity fundraising platform secures £1.25m investment

GivePenny Technologies, a West Midlands company which has developed a unique charity fundraising platform has  secured £1.25m in investment to help further enhance its technology and expand its client base.

27th May 2022

Aramune Technologies raises £800k to scale and trial its first product

Aramune Technologies has raised £800,000 of new equity funding to develop an industrial-scale process for manufacturing its first product.

27th May 2022

NatureMetrics raised $15m to bring nature data to the boardroom

DNA-based biodiversity monitoring company NatureMetrics has raised $15m in new funding. The investment is led by urban sustainability-focused VC fund 2150 with participation from Ananda Impact Ventures, SWEN Capital Partners’ Blue Ocean and BNP Paribas Solar Impulse Venture Fund, and follow-on from Systemiq Capital and Green Angels Syndicate.

27th May 2022

Flexa raises £2.3m to bring transparency to the global hiring market

Flexa Careers, the platform bringing transparency to the hiring market, has raised a £2.3m ($2.9m/€2.7m) Seed Round to expand their global reach. The round was led by Ada Ventures and joined by Auxxo Female Catalyst Fund, angel syndicate HERmesa, and a wide group of angel investors.

Flexa has flipped the hiring process on its head; enabling companies to showcase what their working environments offer when it comes to flexibility and benefits, and be discovered by candidates who want to know up-front how the company operates and get a transparent look at what its working policies are before applying for a role. 

27th May 2022

£1 million boost for Liverpool City Region Angel Network

Steve Rotheram, Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has announced a £1m funding boost to the LCR Angel Network in a bid to support SME growth and create new jobs across the region.

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has awarded £500,000 funding to the network, which is currently funded by not-for-profit funder Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF), which will match the investment with a further £500,000.

20th May 2022

Blue Skies Space closes funding round to deliver space science data

SFC Capital has made a new investment in Blue Skies Space Ltd to further accelerate its first satellite development, Twinkle, with manufacturers ABB and Airbus, preparing the company for its Series A funding round.

PREVIOUSItems 24 of 6189NEXT

Back to Homepage