The life of the entrepreneur has never been so celebrated — or so commonplace. But rarely does the daily reality that most entrepreneurs battle with receive much attention: the work, the intense stress — and the inevitable failures.
Nivo, an instant messaging and identity verification platform founded in Manchester, has raised a funding round of £2 million from GP Bullhound, the Angel CoFund, and a syndicate of angel investors
Tim Mills, Management Director of the Angel CoFund has made the following comments on the Chancellor's Spring Statement and its focus on science and technology
Neurovalens, a Belfast-headquartered technology company that has developed a headband which can help users to lose weight, has raised £4.6 million (€5.4m) in a funding round, one of the largest ever generated by an Northern start-up.
Shell Petroleum Company Limited has agreed to acquire Limejump Ltd, a UK based energy technology company.
According to Innovate Finance, the UK fintech landscape experienced a record year for funding in 2017, attracting $1.8 billion of venture capital (VC) investment. That’s a 153% increase on 2016. But an interesting aspect of this sector, which often gets overlooked, is how much of that innovation is supported by angel funding.
Gousto, the U.K. cook-at-home meal kit service that competes most directly with HelloFresh, has raised a further £18 million in funding.
Exonate has successfully fundraised £1.5 million to accelerate development of its lead product - an eye drop treatment for retinal neovascular diseases.
Cambridge startup techspert.io has secured £1 million in second round funding for its pioneering expert-finding and evaluating technology.
Existing investors Barclays Bank, Angel Cofund and several other individual backers also participated in the round.