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24th June 2019

Fintech startup Swoop secures £5m investment

Swoop, a FinTech solution that supports SMEs to access funding, has been awarded £5 million (€5.6 million) by the UK’s Banking Competition Remedies (BCR) – an independent body working on behalf of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). BCR aims to ensure RBS is continually promoting competition within banking, and fair access for SMEs to the banking services market, with funds becoming available when an alternative body can better deliver this goal....

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Fintech startup Swoop secures £5m investment

24th June 2019

Edward O’Hara appointed Chief Risk Officer at British Business Bank

Edward O’Hara appointed Chief Risk Officer at British Business Bank

The British Business Bank has welcomed Edward O’Hara as its new Chief Risk Officer. Edward joins the Bank from The Commonwealth Trade Bank Plc, where he served as Chief Risk Officer from early 2017. He has had an extensive career in Risk and strategic leadership po...

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21st June 2019

AI and blockchain solution for insurance industry BlockClaim raises seed funding

AI and blockchain solution for insurance industry BlockClaim raises seed funding

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21st June 2019

Why Crowdfunding is the New Business Loan

Why Crowdfunding is the New Business Loan

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21st June 2019

GP Bullhound Fund IV holds final close at €113 million

GP Bullhound Fund IV holds final close at €113 million

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21st June 2019

London-based start-up Augnet selected for European Innovation Council funding

London-based start-up Augnet selected for European Innovation Council funding

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Perspectives Read ALL

We, Equity Crowdfunding Shareholders, are Owners too!

24th June 2019

In his latest article, James Murdoch discusses the importance of regular company reporting and po...

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Why Crowdfunding is the New Business Loan

21st June 2019

In recent years, Alternative Finance funding channels that exist outside of the traditional...

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How to make crowdfunding work in Europe

21st June 2019

If the crowdfunding market in Europe is to continue to develop, it needs an EU-wide framework, sa...

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Start-up Spotlight: The Invested Investor interviews Angel Academe co-founder Sarah Turner

12th June 2019

In partnership with The Invested Investor, this month’s Start-up Spotlight features an inte...

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Angel Investment Read ALL

AI and blockchain solution for insurance industry BlockClaim raises seed funding

21st June 2019

BlockClaim, the first hybrid artificial intelligence and blockcha...

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London-based insurtech Zego raises $42million to fund European expansion

20th June 2019

London-based insurtech firm Zego has raised $42million in one of the largest funding rounds...

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InsurTech Inzura.ai secures £1m from industry leaders

18th June 2019

Inzura.ai the UK based global InsurTech has raised a further £1m in a pre-A funding round. ...

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YFM Equity Partners appoints Helen Villiers as Investment Manager

19th June 2019

YFM Equity Partners has appointed Helen Villiers as Investment Manager. Based at YFM’s Lond...

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Maven funds invest a further £750,000 in honcho

14th June 2019

Maven Capital Partners has invested a further £750,000, in disruptive car insurance platfor...

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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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Start up accelarator Rockstart publishes impressive program ratings

28th May 2019

Rockstart, Europe's premier startup accelerator, has published the ratings of the 10 accelerator ...

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Praetura Ventures closes maiden EIS fund at £15 million

10th June 2019

Praetura Ventures today has closed its 2019 Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund at £15m...

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EMV Capital portfolio company Q-bot secures £3m funding

10th June 2019

London-based Q-Bot, an EMVC portfolio robotics company that has developed a sol...

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Calculus Capital and Stargrove Pictures launch ‘new breed’ creative content fund

5th June 2019

Calculus Capital and Stargrove Pictures have launched a new EIS fund in association with the Brit...

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Talent Spotter Read ALL

Edward O’Hara appointed Chief Risk Officer at British Business Bank

24th June 2019

The British Business Bank has welcomed Edward O’Hara as its new Chief Risk Officer. ...

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Downing expands property investment team

20th June 2019

London-based investment manager Downing LLP has appointed Richard Lamb to its growing Proper...

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Big Tech Brain Drain: SMEs lose out to big tech in the battle to recruit top talent

20th June 2019

UK SMEs are losing out to big tech in the battle to recruit top tech talent, ac...

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YFM Equity Partners appoints Helen Villiers as Investment Manager

19th June 2019

YFM Equity Partners has appointed Helen Villiers as Investment Manager. Based at YFM’s Lond...

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Knowledge Read ALL

Venture capitalists who work together increase the success of ventures

24th June 2019

Venture capital firms with a track record of working together by investing in the same venture ar...

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Why Crowdfunding is the New Business Loan

21st June 2019

In recent years, Alternative Finance funding channels that exist outside of the traditional...

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Beauhurst Tech Report: a Snapshot of UK SaaS

21st June 2019

Read Beauhurst's SaaS Brief which gives an overview of Software-as-a-Serv...

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Demand for UK tech visas booms says Tech Nation

19th June 2019

Tech Nation, the leading network for ambitious tech entrepreneurs in the UK, has for the fifth-ye...

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Equity Crowdfunding Read ALL

We, Equity Crowdfunding Shareholders, are Owners too!

24th June 2019

In his latest article, James Murdoch discusses the importance of regular company reporting and po...

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Why Crowdfunding is the New Business Loan

21st June 2019

In recent years, Alternative Finance funding channels that exist outside of the traditional...

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How to make crowdfunding work in Europe

21st June 2019

If the crowdfunding market in Europe is to continue to develop, it needs an EU-wide framework, sa...

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Fishtek Marine nets transformative impact investment crowdfunding

20th June 2019

Marine bycatch prevention company Fishtek Marine has netted its full £900,000 impact invest...

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Lending Read ALL

P2PFA platform lending tops £10 billion

19th June 2019

The level of P2PFA platform lending has continued to increase during the first quarter of 2019 &n...

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Funding Options appoints David Keene from Google as CMO

14th June 2019

Funding Options has appointed David Keene to its senior leadership team as Chief Marketing Office...

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Challenger Mobile Communications set for growth

12th June 2019

Business to business (b2b) telecoms provider Challenger Mobile Communications is targeting growth...

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finnCap Group plc strengthens debt advisory team with senior hires

11th June 2019

finnCap Group plc, a leading adviser and broker to ambitious growth companies, is delighted to an...

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Venture Capital Read ALL

Fintech startup Swoop secures £5m investment

24th June 2019

Swoop, a FinTech solution that supports SMEs to access funding, has been awarde...

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London-based start-up Augnet selected for European Innovation Council funding

21st June 2019

Augnet, a London-based technology start-up set to revolutionise the SMS and messaging space, has ...

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AI and blockchain solution for insurance industry BlockClaim raises seed funding

21st June 2019

BlockClaim, the first hybrid artificial intelligence and blockcha...

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Technology Read ALL

London-based start-up Augnet selected for European Innovation Council funding

21st June 2019

Augnet, a London-based technology start-up set to revolutionise the SMS and messaging space, has ...

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Beauhurst Tech Report: a Snapshot of UK SaaS

21st June 2019

Read Beauhurst's SaaS Brief which gives an overview of Software-as-a-Serv...

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London-based insurtech Zego raises $42million to fund European expansion

20th June 2019

London-based insurtech firm Zego has raised $42million in one of the largest funding rounds...

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Demand for UK tech visas booms says Tech Nation

19th June 2019

Tech Nation, the leading network for ambitious tech entrepreneurs in the UK, has for the fifth-ye...

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Media Read ALL

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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AI & Robotics Read ALL

AI and blockchain solution for insurance industry BlockClaim raises seed funding

21st June 2019

BlockClaim, the first hybrid artificial intelligence and blockcha...

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SuccessData raises £600k from SuperSeed to support growth ambitions

13th June 2019

AI data extraction start-up SuccessData, formerly known as sc.io, has closed a £600k invest...

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EMV Capital portfolio company Q-bot secures £3m funding

10th June 2019

London-based Q-Bot, an EMVC portfolio robotics company that has developed a sol...

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Artificial Intelligence is a disruptive force in UK financial services, says Intertrust

4th June 2019

New research from Intertrust shows an overwhelming majority (94%) of UK-based f...

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Health Read ALL

Digital wellbeing platform hero raises £1.3 million

19th June 2019

hero, a health tech and wellbeing strategy provider formed to have a positi...

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Downing leads £1.5m investment in The Electrospinning Company

5th June 2019

Downing Ventures has led a £1.5 million funding in The Electrospinning Company, alongside V...

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Seventure Partners renews support to Domain Therapeutics and invests €3.5M

29th May 2019

Domain Therapeutics has announced that it has secured a €3.5M ($3.9M) investment from ...

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Syncona founds Quell Therapeutics with £35 million investment

23rd May 2019

Syncona Ltd has founded Quell Therapeutics, a new cell thera...

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Financial Services Read ALL

Edward O’Hara appointed Chief Risk Officer at British Business Bank

24th June 2019

The British Business Bank has welcomed Edward O’Hara as its new Chief Risk Officer. ...

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Fintech startup Swoop secures £5m investment

24th June 2019

Swoop, a FinTech solution that supports SMEs to access funding, has been awarde...

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London-based insurtech Zego raises $42million to fund European expansion

20th June 2019

London-based insurtech firm Zego has raised $42million in one of the largest funding rounds...

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3 million UK businesses struggle to stay on top of finances

7th June 2019

Research by Funding Options, the UK’s leading business finance marketplace, has reveal...

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BGF invests in high-growth Extentia Group

7th June 2019

BGF, a leading investor in high-growth UK businesses, has invested £10m of equity in Extent...

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Global Tech Advocates launches Tech Japan Advocates

30th May 2019

Global Tech Advocates (GTA), the international private sector network connecting tech hubs ...

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Panoramic Growth Equity backed Quill is aquired by Webedia Group

21st May 2019

Panoramic Growth Equity, the leading equity investor in fast growth, entreprene...

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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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New Podcast series is on the hunt for London’s top start-up businesses

8th May 2019

Award winning British content company Somethin’ Else is casting for a ground-breaking podca...

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AngelNews Wine Column: Thoughts on this year’s primeurs campaign

7th May 2019

  For the second year running, I eschewed the annual en prim...

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