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17th July 2019

Cognism raises $10m Series B to move sales from an art to a science

End-to-end sales acceleration platform Cognism has raised $10m in Series B funding for its next-generation sales acceleration solution, bringing its total funding to just over $16.5m. The round was led by New York-based PeakSpan Capital.  Founded in 2016 by James Isilay (CEO), an expert in algorithmic technologies, natural language processing and machine learning, alongside Stjepan Buljat (CTO), Cognism has seen rapid growth since raising initial funding in 2017, with ARR growth of over 4x in 2018.  ...

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Cognism raises $10m Series B  to move sales from an art to a science

17th July 2019

BGF reaches landmark investment milestone injecting £2bn into UK & Irish SMEs

BGF reaches landmark investment milestone injecting £2bn into UK & Irish SMEs

BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, has committed £2 billion into UK and Irish SMEs from its balance sheet of £2.5 billion. The landmark capital investment was reached following £7.5m of growth f...

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16th July 2019

Qube coworking space for creatives raises £1.9m seed round

Qube coworking space for creatives raises £1.9m seed round

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16th July 2019

BGF invests £7.5m in Joloda International as the investor reaches £2bn landmark

BGF invests £7.5m in Joloda International as the investor reaches £2bn landmark

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16th July 2019

InnovationRCA awarded ‘Accelerator of the Year at UKBAA Awards

InnovationRCA awarded ‘Accelerator of the Year at UKBAA Awards

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16th July 2019

MMC leads £4m Series A funding in Tyk to support US expansion

MMC leads £4m Series A funding in Tyk to support US expansion

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Perspectives Read ALL

Funding London interviews Peter Briffett of Wagestream

11th July 2019

Peter Briffett is a serial entrepreneur with a difference. Not ...

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Working in partnership to deliver innovative funding solutions

5th July 2019

  Will Mason, from business finance consultants Liquidity Club, ou...

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TIming is key when it comes to successful angel investing

4th July 2019

As an angel looking to invest, what are the timing considerations? We all know that the succ...

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Moving on: life after being the CEO

26th June 2019

After stepping down as CEO of the company he founded after 13 years at the helm, Sukhendu Pal...

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Angel Investment Read ALL

Green Angel Syndicate invests £2.5m in biodiversity company NatureMetrics

15th July 2019

Green Angel Syndicate has backed NatureMetrics, a pioneer in sampling, sequencing and analysing E...

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Dataform secures $2m to build the operating system for data warehouses

11th July 2019

A data pipeline management company set up by Google alumni and supported through its early ...

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Joko raises €1.6 million to reinvent loyalty cards

5th July 2019

Fintech startup Joko has carried out its first fundraising with top-tier investors — Partec...

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Maven invests £2.5m in Filtered Technologies Limited

12th July 2019

Maven Capital Partners has completed a £2.5 million investment to su...

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Maven invests in the innovative kitchen and bathroom design platform DigitalBridge

8th July 2019

Maven Capital Partners has led a £3 million funding round in Manchester-based DigitalBridge...

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Maven Capital Partners exits GEV Group with 2.7x return

4th July 2019

Maven Capital Partners has exited from GEV Group Holdings Limited. The exit attracted significant...

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YFM completes £230m of deals and raises £100m

2nd July 2019

  During the first half of 2019 YFM Equity Partners complete...

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Exploring alternatives for investors in a climate of uncertainty

8th July 2019

Triple Point's Belinda Thomas considers what alternatives there are for investors seeking income ...

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Fertility startup Dr Fertility raises £1 million seed funding

25th June 2019

North West-focused Praetura Ventures has backed fertility startup Dr Fertility in ...

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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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MBAs and Accountants lead the FTSE 100 says Robert Half research

15th July 2019

Master of Business Administration (MBA) and accountancy are the top qualificati...

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Mayor’s new £100m Greater London Investment Fund unveils board

12th July 2019

The new board of the Greater London investment Fund (GLIF), who will support the Mayor’s vi...

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Astarte Capital Partners announces new senior appointments

9th July 2019

Astarte Capital Partners LLP, an alternatives co-investment platform, has ...

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Knowledge Read ALL

Hurdle rate remains elusive for VC funds, says eFront report

16th July 2019

The latest research from eFront, the leading financial software and s...

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MBAs and Accountants lead the FTSE 100 says Robert Half research

15th July 2019

Master of Business Administration (MBA) and accountancy are the top qualificati...

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Who's Who in UK Wearables Tech, Beauhurst reveals

15th July 2019

Beauhurst identifies the UK’s top Wearables startups, highlighting key sector trends and pa...

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‘Diversity in UK Venture Capital 2019’: Change is happening, but not fast enough

12th July 2019

Non-profit organisation Diversity VC has published ‘Diversity in UK Venture Capital 2019&rs...

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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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Award-winning Welsh production company expands all-female team

11th July 2019

BAFTA Cymru award-winning, multi-platform production company ie ie produc...

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Research reveals investor confusion over risks involved in property investment platforms

10th July 2019

New research from secured property lender Fitzrovia Finance reveals a lack of understanding of so...

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MEIF Maven Debt Finance funds Stiltz with £1m debt solution

10th July 2019

Maven Capital Partners has funded manufacturer and supplier of homelifts, Stiltz Limited, with a ...

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IGF client funds in use hit £100 million

10th July 2019

Independent Growth Finance (IGF) has achieved £100 million client funds in use through...

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Quantum based encryption gets significant boost with £2.7m funding in Crypta Labs

17th July 2019

Crypta Labs has completed a £2.7 million (US$ 3.4m) funding round le...

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BGF reaches landmark investment milestone injecting £2bn into UK & Irish SMEs

17th July 2019

BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, has...

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Technology Read ALL

Quantum based encryption gets significant boost with £2.7m funding in Crypta Labs

17th July 2019

Crypta Labs has completed a £2.7 million (US$ 3.4m) funding round le...

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MMC leads £4m Series A funding in Tyk to support US expansion

16th July 2019

Tyk Technologies Ltd, creators of an industry-leading API gateway and management platform, has se...

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Who's Who in UK Wearables Tech, Beauhurst reveals

15th July 2019

Beauhurst identifies the UK’s top Wearables startups, highlighting key sector trends and pa...

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Maven invests £2.5m in Filtered Technologies Limited

12th July 2019

Maven Capital Partners has completed a £2.5 million investment to su...

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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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Blackfinch Ventures Invests £700k in AI start-up Warwick Analytics

8th July 2019

Blackfinch Ventures has invested £700,000 in innovative tech start-up Warwick Analytic...

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Ingenious backs workforce management analytics firm Over-C

3rd July 2019

Ingenious has led an investment round into Over-C Limited, a London-based analytics company focus...

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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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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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Health Read ALL

Aergo raises funding from ClearlySo to pilot innovative posture support system

15th July 2019

Aergo, a company that has developed a responsive posture support system which empowers wheelchair...

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Foresight invests £4 million growth capital into Ten Health & Fitness

1st July 2019

Foresight Group LLP has announced a £4 million growth capital investment into Ten Hea...

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Financial Services Read ALL

European outbound M&A activity sees highest quarterly value since 4Q17

8th July 2019

Mergermarket, the leading provider of M&A data and intelligence, has published its 2Q19 repor...

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Joko raises €1.6 million to reinvent loyalty cards

5th July 2019

Fintech startup Joko has carried out its first fundraising with top-tier investors — Partec...

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British Business Bank appoints Warren Ralls as UK Network Director

3rd July 2019

The British Business Bank has appointed Warren Ralls as UK Network Director, South and East...

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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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Business Services Read ALL

Qube coworking space for creatives raises £1.9m seed round

16th July 2019

The Qube the capital’s coworking studio complex...

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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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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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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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