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15th October 2019

Cambridge medtech firm raises $16m Series A to advance life-saving cell therapies

Mogrify Ltd, a UK company aiming to transform the development of life-saving cell therapies, has announced the initial close of its Series A funding. The Company raised $16 million USD in this round, bringing the total investment to over $20 million USD to date. The funding will support internal cell therapy programs, and the development and out-license of novel IP relating to cell conversions of broad therapeutic interest. Mogrify is also actively recruiting, and will increase headcount to 60 scientific, operational and commercial staff located at its state-of-the-art facility on Cambridge Science Park.  ...

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Cambridge medtech firm raises $16m Series A to advance life-saving cell therapies

15th October 2019

Livingbridge welcomes three new investment managers

Livingbridge welcomes three new investment managers

Livingbridge has appointed Andy Harrington, Robyn Smith and Tom Smith as investment managers, alongside two further hires in the business. ...

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14th October 2019

Browne Jacobson advises Impala as it secures $11m funding

Browne Jacobson advises Impala as it secures $11m funding

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14th October 2019

Ashfords strengthens Financial Services and FinTech teams

Ashfords strengthens Financial Services and FinTech teams

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14th October 2019

Livingbridge invests £15 million in Nationwide Hire

Livingbridge invests £15 million in Nationwide Hire

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14th October 2019

Balderton leads Rahko's £1.3m seed round

Balderton leads Rahko's £1.3m seed round

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Perspectives Read ALL

Europe: home to global leaders against a challenging backdrop

8th October 2019

There are many reasons why investors might want to avoid Europe. Slowing growth, political crises...

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The Government is killing UK’s entrepreneurial spirit

7th October 2019

New data released by the Office for National Statistics shows a continued decline in the num...

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Scaleup Nation: The Rise of Scaleup Businesses in the UK

7th October 2019

  The phenomenal increase of scaleups in recent years has seen the UK make great adv...

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Scaleup Nation: The Rise of Scaleup Businesses in the UK

3rd October 2019

The phenomenal increase of scaleups in recent years has seen the UK make great advances in suppor...

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Angel Investment Read ALL

Browne Jacobson advises Impala as it secures $11m funding

14th October 2019

Browne Jacobson’s corporate finance team has advised Impala on its successful $11 million i...

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Angel Investment Network reports strong annual revenue growth

10th October 2019

Angel Investment Network (AIN), the world’s largest online angel investment platform, has a...

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Smart textiles company Footfalls gains additional investment for expansion plans

8th October 2019

Foresight Group LLP has announced a further £749k equity investment into Footfalls an...

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Scaleup Nation: The Rise of Scaleup Businesses in the UK

7th October 2019

  The phenomenal increase of scaleups in recent years has seen the UK make great adv...

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VCT Read ALL

Tutorful ‘Best in Class’ with new investment from NVM

9th October 2019

Tutorful, a platform that connects students with tutors across the UK has secured a £3.2 mi...

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Get the inside track on current VCT & EIS offerings at the VCT & EIS Investor Forum

3rd October 2019

With many fund managers already fundraising and more expected to join them, it has nev...

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Triple Point expands its strategic sales team with appointment of Jack Rose

1st October 2019

Triple Point, a leading UK alternative investment manager, has appointed experienced financial se...

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Maven strengthens property investment team with new hire

1st October 2019

Maven Capital Partners has hired Carolyn McEwan to the property investment team...

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IW Capital launches EIS portfolio service

11th October 2019

IW Capital has launched their innovative new EIS Portfolio Service, allowing access to investment...

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Deepbridge Capital investors exit iPipeline in $1.6bn deal

4th October 2019

Deepbridge Capital, the tax-efficient investment manager and Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) p...

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Get the inside track on current VCT & EIS offerings at the VCT & EIS Investor Forum

3rd October 2019

With many fund managers already fundraising and more expected to join them, it has nev...

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What lies beneath? The truth about BPR products

2nd October 2019

Hardman & Co has published its latest report, The Truth About What Lies Beneath, has bee...

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Talent Spotter Read ALL

Eric de Montgolfier appointed as CEO of Invest Europe

15th October 2019

Invest Europe has appointed Eric de Montgolfier as new CEO to lead the world’s largest asso...

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Livingbridge welcomes three new investment managers

15th October 2019

Livingbridge has appointed Andy Harrington, Robyn Smith and Tom Smith as investment manager...

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Deutsche Handelsbank’s new management fosters further growth

14th October 2019

Deutsche Handelsbank has welcomed Jens Munk and Dr. Frank Schlaberg as Co-CEOs and plans to...

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Ashfords strengthens Financial Services and FinTech teams

14th October 2019

Law firm Ashfords LLP has bolstered its Financial Services team with the hire of Legal Director C...

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Knowledge Read ALL

Share of funding to women-led firms doubles in less than a decade

11th October 2019

A report from the Female Founders Forum – with a foreword from...

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Angel Investment Network reports strong annual revenue growth

10th October 2019

Angel Investment Network (AIN), the world’s largest online angel investment platform, has a...

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Europe: home to global leaders against a challenging backdrop

8th October 2019

There are many reasons why investors might want to avoid Europe. Slowing growth, political crises...

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#MeTooPay campaign launched for equal pay for women in business

7th October 2019

Launching the #MeTooPay campaign, more than 100 of the UK’s most successful women see...

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Equity Crowdfunding Read ALL

Crowdcube funds 19% of active UK Unicorns

1st October 2019

Crowdcube has helped fuel the growth of three out of 16 of the UK’s activ...

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Crowd2Fund approved for EIS tax relief as it plans funding rounds

30th September 2019

Crowd2Fund has been formally granted their Advanced Assurance from HMRC for the Enterprise I...

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Seedrs Secondary Market: a way to invest more, a way out and to realise returns?

30th September 2019

In his latest article, James Murdoch looks in detail at The Seedrs Secondary Market (SM) and cons...

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Snaffling Pig smashes £750k crowdfund target in one week

19th September 2019

Snaffling Pig, the category leading porky snack brand, has reached its £750,000 crowd...

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Lending Read ALL

£2 million funding for the third sector in Wales

11th October 2019

Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) and Landsker Business Solutions have been appointed by ...

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Mum's skincare company wins £45K Development Bank of Wales loan

10th October 2019

When George Jones' son developed terrible eczema as a child, she was unable to find any products ...

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Blend Network completes largest deal to date and reaches £3m Midlands lending milestone

10th October 2019

Blend Network, a leading property investment platform specialising in funding low-cost, accessibl...

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EarthSense receives £100,000 growth debt funding package from MEIF Maven Debt Finance

4th October 2019

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) Debt Finance, managed by Maven Capital Partners, one o...

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Venture Capital Read ALL

Apadmi Ventures invests in childcare startup studentnannies.com

15th October 2019

Apadmi Ventures has invested in studentnannies.com, an innovative new childcare platform wh...

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Eric de Montgolfier appointed as CEO of Invest Europe

15th October 2019

Invest Europe has appointed Eric de Montgolfier as new CEO to lead the world’s largest asso...

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Cambridge medtech firm raises $16m Series A to advance life-saving cell therapies

15th October 2019

Mogrify Ltd, a UK company aiming to transform the development of life-saving cell therapies, has ...

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Livingbridge welcomes three new investment managers

15th October 2019

Livingbridge has appointed Andy Harrington, Robyn Smith and Tom Smith as investment manager...

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Technology Read ALL

Apadmi Ventures invests in childcare startup studentnannies.com

15th October 2019

Apadmi Ventures has invested in studentnannies.com, an innovative new childcare platform wh...

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Browne Jacobson advises Impala as it secures $11m funding

14th October 2019

Browne Jacobson’s corporate finance team has advised Impala on its successful $11 million i...

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Balderton leads Rahko's £1.3m seed round

14th October 2019

Quantum machine learning company Rahko has raised a £1.3m (USD1.6) seed round led by ...

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Join Capital and EQT invest $7.7m in Codacy

11th October 2019

Codacy, the Lisbon-based startup whose platform ...

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Media Read ALL

The future of media investment: interview with Great Point's Dan Perkins

9th October 2019

On the first birthday of the Great Point Ventures...

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YFM Equity Partners invests £3.6m into disruptive video agency Wooshii

12th June 2019

Funds advised by YFM Equity Partners, the specialist private equity fund manager, has backed a &p...

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Great Point backs Seven Seas Films to support growth

22nd May 2019

Great Point, the UK’s leading independent media and investment firm, ...

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Balderton leads Rahko's £1.3m seed round

14th October 2019

Quantum machine learning company Rahko has raised a £1.3m (USD1.6) seed round led by ...

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FNA announces $5.5m Series A funding to drive global risk reduction

2nd August 2019

FNA has closed a $5.5m Series A investment round led by IQ Capital, with participation from GETTY...

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Standard Cognition secures $35 million Series B for European expansion

26th July 2019

  Standard Cognition, which is building the next interface ...

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The ‘Futr.’ is bright for AI start-up after raising £2.4m in seed funding

26th July 2019

Machine learning start-up Futr. has secured £2.4m in seed funding in a round led by V...

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Health Read ALL

Cambridge medtech firm raises $16m Series A to advance life-saving cell therapies

15th October 2019

Mogrify Ltd, a UK company aiming to transform the development of life-saving cell therapies, has ...

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Inflexion acquires Pharmaspectra in MBO

9th October 2019

Inflexion Private Equity has agreed to acquire Pharmaspectra, a leading global provider of medica...

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Echopoint raises £2.8m to address heart disease treatment

17th September 2019

Echopoint Medical Ltd, a spinout company from UCL, has raised £2.8m to de...

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Financial Services Read ALL

Blend Network completes largest deal to date and reaches £3m Midlands lending milestone

10th October 2019

Blend Network, a leading property investment platform specialising in funding low-cost, accessibl...

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Qventures leads investment in London based startup Rosecut

2nd October 2019

QVentures, manager of 29PP Pre-Seed Fund, has led the funding round in Rosecut Technologies, a di...

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Stellar launches Stellar Iceni to help advisers grow their Estate Planning business

26th September 2019

The Financial services industry has entered into a period of unparalleled opportunity as our nati...

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Retirement savers missing out on higher returns says new report

25th September 2019

Savers in defined contribution pension schemes are missing out on higher return...

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Business Services Read ALL

Livingbridge invests £15 million in Nationwide Hire

14th October 2019

Livingbridge, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investors, has made a &poun...

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Riverside Invests in TOOLPORT

9th September 2019

The Riverside Company has invested in TOOLPORT, the leading European online provid...

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How to create effective business operations without bureaucracy

9th September 2019

Stefano Maifreni, Founder of Eggcelerate, a B2B growt...

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Invenio acquires Proverbium after BGF funding

5th September 2019

Invenio Business Solutions, a global provider of business-focused technology s...

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MJ Hudson partners with Harlequins Women

11th October 2019

MJ Hudson has signed for a multi-year sponsorship of Harlequins. The firm is the first ...

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The AngelNews wine column: A sterile soloist sings the best

27th June 2019

Our resident wine expert, Caspar Bowes of Bowes Wine...

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13% of UK employees are unhappy at work says Robert Half survey

4th June 2019

The UK workforce is becoming increasingly held back by mental health problems s...

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Resonance launches third regional SITR fund in North West

31st May 2019

Social impact investment company Resonance has launched their latest Social Impact Tax Relief (SI...

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