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Teysha Technologies raises £1.2m supported by Angel Investment Network
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Snowplow Analytics raises £4 million Series A funding

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15th November 2019

SharpCloud closes £4.5m Series A round from YFM

Funds advised by YFM Equity Partners, the specialist private equity fund manager, have backed a £4.5m investment into SharpCloud Software Limited to support the continued growth and roll out of its enterprise SaaS product. YFM’s investment comes from its two advised VCTs, British Smaller Companies VCT plc and British Smaller Companies VCT2 plc, alongside YFM Equity Partners Growth II LP. SharpCloud was founded in 2012 by Sarim Khan and Rusty Johnson, following the successful sale of their previous software business to Oracle Primavera. Having spent some time within the Business Intelligence (‘BI’) and data analytics space, they noted a lack of powerful top-down software tools that could allow large organisations to visualise complex data across siloed lines-of-business and built SharpCloud to solve this....

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SharpCloud closes £4.5m Series A round from YFM

15th November 2019

InnoEnergy launches call for sustainable start-ups

InnoEnergy launches call for sustainable start-ups

EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s largest sustainable energy accelerator, has issued its first ever global call for start-ups across the entire sustainability value chain. The call is open to start-ups worldwide in areas including but not limited to: renewable energy, energy efficiency, heat...

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14th November 2019

Freshworks secures $150m funding led by Sequoia

Freshworks secures $150m funding led by Sequoia

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14th November 2019

Foresight invests £749k into University of Nottingham spin-out Promethean Particles

Foresight invests £749k into University of Nottingham spin-out Promethean Particles

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14th November 2019

DSW Angels backs e-commerce platform Shopblocks as part of £500k funding

DSW Angels backs e-commerce platform Shopblocks as part of £500k funding

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14th November 2019

CapitalRise secures £1 million from Revolt Ventures

CapitalRise secures £1 million from Revolt Ventures

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Perspectives Read ALL

Equity Crowdfunding: Is investing in a Fund better than investing in individual companies?

4th November 2019

My first six articles looked at my experience of investing in individual companies; one of the co...

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What makes a legendary leader?

25th October 2019

Sukhendu Pal has worked with some of the iconic leaders of our generation.  In this in...

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Scale-ups turn to crowdfunding to give customers a stake in their business

25th October 2019

Victoria Maby of Envestors discusses the wider effects of Crowdfunding....

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Top 6 Ideal Workplace Benefits for SME's

24th October 2019

  In a time when we’re struggling to give pay rises or bonuses more empl...

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Teysha Technologies raises £1.2m supported by Angel Investment Network

15th November 2019

Bioplastics company Teysha Technologies has successfully raised £1.2m of investment, suppor...

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DSW Angels backs e-commerce platform Shopblocks as part of £500k funding

14th November 2019

Shopblocks has raised funding from the Greater Manchester ...

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43% of female angel investors are eyeing up exits in 2020 says HBAN survey

11th November 2019

HBAN, the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of busi...

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Santander buys majority stake in UK fintech Ebury

7th November 2019

Santander has bought a majority stake in UK-based Fintech company Ebury for £350m. Th...

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SharpCloud closes £4.5m Series A round from YFM

15th November 2019

Funds advised by YFM Equity Partners, the specialist private equity fund manager, have back...

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Foresight invests £749k into University of Nottingham spin-out Promethean Particles

14th November 2019

Foresight Group has made a £749,000 growth capital investment into Promethean Particles Lim...

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Maven leads £5.3 million investment in e-commerce platform E-Fundamentals

22nd October 2019

Maven Capital Partners has led a £5.3 million funding round in E-Fundamen...

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SharpCloud closes £4.5m Series A round from YFM Equity Partners

17th October 2019

YFM Equity Partners has backed a £4.5m investment into SharpCloud Software Limited to suppo...

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Flarin Holdings completes first round of fundraising for revolutionary drug

7th November 2019

Flarin Holdings Limited has completed its first round of fund-raising by IW Capital. Flarin...

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Olympic skier glides into new role at Par Equity

29th October 2019

Par Equity, the leading Scottish EIS Fund Manager, has appointed former Olympic skier Andrew Nobl...

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Leading eCommerce platform receives substantial investment from Midven

29th October 2019

Specialist eCommerce platform Online Poundshop Ltd...

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Foresight leads £4.2m investment in 3D printing company AMT

23rd October 2019

Foresight Group has made its thirteenth investment from the Foresight Williams Technology EI...

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InnoEnergy launches call for sustainable start-ups

15th November 2019

EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s largest sustainable energy accelerator, has issued its fir...

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Balderton new $400m fund to support European founders

13th November 2019

Balderton is launching the fund against a backdrop of unprecedented momentum within th...

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Livingbridge strengthens London team with two senior hires

12th November 2019

Livingbridge, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investors, has appointmened...

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Matt McLoughlin joins Foresight to support the £100 million Foresight East of England Fund

12th November 2019

Foresight Group, a leading independent private equity and infrastructure investment manager, has ...

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Beauhurst Scale Up Index 2019

15th November 2019

Beauhurst this week launched The Scaleup Index 2019. This report, in partnership with The S...

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SMEs hoarding record levels of cash amid Brexit turmoil

14th November 2019

UK small and medium-sized businesses are holding record levels of cash as uncertainty surrounding...

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43% of female angel investors are eyeing up exits in 2020 says HBAN survey

11th November 2019

HBAN, the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of busi...

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Gap year: SMEs estimate filling the skills gap will cost £160m in next year

8th November 2019

The average small and medium-sized business (SME) in the UK estimates that it will spend &p...

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Equity Crowdfunding Read ALL

Equity Crowdfunding: Is investing in a Fund better than investing in individual companies?

4th November 2019

My first six articles looked at my experience of investing in individual companies; one of the co...

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Scale-ups turn to crowdfunding to give customers a stake in their business

25th October 2019

Victoria Maby of Envestors discusses the wider effects of Crowdfunding....

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Successful crowdfund powers Abodoo’s UK market expansion

22nd October 2019

SmartWorking startup Abodoo is set to accelerate its UK expansion fol...

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Rebel Book Club exceeds £100,000 crowdfunding target

21st October 2019

An international non-fiction book club aimed at open minded thinkers has not only reached, but ex...

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Swansea based Medical Connections completes management buy-out

8th November 2019

Swansea based Medical Connections Limited has successfully completed a management buy-out. ...

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Real estate professionals have positive outlook on the secured property debt market

1st November 2019

Some 63% of real estate professionals believe the secured property debt market is currently attra...

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British Business Investments gives £15m funding to PCF Bank

1st November 2019

British Business Investments (BBI), a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has ann...

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MEIF Debt Finance provides Sleaford Building Services with a £750,000 funding package

31st October 2019

Midlands Engine Investment Fund Debt Finance, managed by Maven Capital Partners, has provided Sle...

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Snowplow Analytics raises £4 million Series A funding

15th November 2019

Snowplow Analytics, the company that helps businesses to collect ...

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Beauhurst Scale Up Index 2019

15th November 2019

Beauhurst this week launched The Scaleup Index 2019. This report, in partnership with The S...

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Freshworks secures $150m funding led by Sequoia

14th November 2019

Freshworks Inc., the customer engagement software company, has announced the s...

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CapitalRise secures £1 million from Revolt Ventures

14th November 2019

CapitalRise, the prime property investment platform, ...

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SharpCloud closes £4.5m Series A round from YFM

15th November 2019

Funds advised by YFM Equity Partners, the specialist private equity fund manager, have back...

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Snowplow Analytics raises £4 million Series A funding

15th November 2019

Snowplow Analytics, the company that helps businesses to collect ...

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Teysha Technologies raises £1.2m supported by Angel Investment Network

15th November 2019

Bioplastics company Teysha Technologies has successfully raised £1.2m of investment, suppor...

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Foresight invests £749k into University of Nottingham spin-out Promethean Particles

14th November 2019

Foresight Group has made a £749,000 growth capital investment into Promethean Particles Lim...

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Optune reaches first close of seed round

11th November 2019

Swiss startup Optune has successfully closed the first close of its seed rounds with Bexio ...

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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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Forecast raises funds to bring AI to project management

4th November 2019

Copenhagen-based Forecast has announced new fundi...

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British Robotics Scale-Up Fund due to close soon

28th October 2019

Launched by Britbots earlier in 2019, the British Robotics Scale-Up Fund is soon to clo...

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Disperse raises $15 million led by Northzone

23rd October 2019

Disperse, the leader in AI-powered construction tra...

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Ingenious backs AI pioneer to help combat global food waste

18th October 2019

Ingenious's Infrastructure Ventures EIS Service has invested in Winnow, the technology company be...

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Biotherapy secures £3 million investment from Foresight

13th November 2019

Foresight Group has made a £3 million investment into Biotherapy Services Limited, a ...

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Visionable raises £9.1m as it looks to the future of healthcare communication

13th November 2019

Visionable, the healthcare technology company providing a single video collaboration platform tha...

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Swansea based Medical Connections completes management buy-out

8th November 2019

Swansea based Medical Connections Limited has successfully completed a management buy-out. ...

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Santander buys majority stake in UK fintech Ebury

7th November 2019

Santander has bought a majority stake in UK-based Fintech company Ebury for £350m. Th...

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Record-breaking month for Investment Company fundraising

5th November 2019

A total of £1.28 billion was raised in October through secondary fundrais...

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British Business Investments gives £15m funding to PCF Bank

1st November 2019

British Business Investments (BBI), a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has ann...

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BGF supports Hydrock in acquisition of MRB Consulting Engineers

28th October 2019

Engineering design consultancy Hydrock has announced its acquisition of Yorkshire-based MRB Consu...

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ProFinda receives £1 million Nesta investment

18th October 2019

ProFinda has received £1 million of funding from Nesta Impact Investments...

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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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The Expansion of a Grapey Universe

7th November 2019

  Many years ago, when I first joined the wine trade, the nu...

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Seven Stories set to drive innovation at VentureFest North East

31st October 2019

Next month’s flagship innovation conference, VentureFest North East will bring over 800 bus...

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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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