Welcome to our September newsletter and we trust that you have enjoyed the summer and perhaps had the chance to re-charge the batteries whether travelling overseas, staycationing or spending well deserved time with friends and family at home.
It has been a busy summer so we are pleased to update you with two very successful fundraises and tell you about the launch of our new Healthcare and Property sectors.
A successful fundraise of £2.2m for the “super seller” consumer tech marketplace, Boulevard. Using its ground-breaking software, Boulevard connects independent sellers & manufacturers with the world’s biggest marketplaces.
A £750,000 fundraise for beauty brand Vice Reversa; an innovative skincare brand who use distinctive Microneedle Technology to target specific skincare concerns.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our two new sectors: Property and Healthcare to go alongside our well-established sectors: Consumer & TMT, Mobility, Energy and Financial Services.
The Property Sector is complex and diverse and an industry that is now rapidly being impacted by the development of technology. We aim to support Prop Tech businesses that present genuine opportunities to modernise outdated real estate systems and reform the way we deliver a property experience to an end user. Led by Benedict Pippet, Benedict has extensive property development and investment experience spanning over 20 years, he has successfully delivered super prime private residential developments, multiple unit developments and continues to advise, negotiate and structure attractive property related investments ranging £2-30m.
The Healthcare industry remains one of the fastest growing markets globally and is constantly changing. We aim to support new entrants and established businesses through their journey, from raising funds to managing growth and exit. Led by Siva Sivaraman, Siva has particular expertise in the SME sector including private equity-backed businesses. Siva has helped businesses grow, turnaround, raise funds and develop their exit strategy.
Moving into the Regions with Angel Investing The UK’s most active angel investor networks continue to be in London and Edinburgh, according to a recent study. Regional angel networks are integral to increasing early-stage investment and are considered key to spreading investment funds outside of the London bubble. The VC landscape is changing and the …
Moving into the Regions with Angel Investing The UK’s most active angel investor networks are in London and Edinburgh, according to a recent study. However, there are an increasing number of regional angel investor hubs. The most active cities include Glasgow, Cambridge, Oxford and Bristol. Angel investing has increased significantly in recent years. The UK …
Conscious Consumers Driving Sustainability and Technology It’s becoming increasingly clear that the future of our planet and its climate is unlikely to be changed by our politicians (especially at the moment!!), nor the agenda of our big corporates. The best chance lies in the hands of us as consumers alongside our entrepreneurs, their limitless ideas …