Month: March 2019

Series B

Inivata Completes £39.8m Series B Funding Round led by RT

Funds will accelerate commercialization of InVisionFirst-Lung Liquid Biopsy test and the development of the InVision® liquid biopsy platform into new indications Research Triangle Park, NC and Cambridge, UK, March 28, 2019 — Inivata, a leader in liquid biopsy, today announces the completion of a Series B fundraising of $52.6m (£39.8 million). Existing investors Woodford Patient […]Read More

Series A

Oxford Genetics secures £6.5 million Series A investment from Mercia,

Mercia Technologies PLC (AIM: MERC), the national investment group focused on the identification, creation, funding and scaling of innovative technology businesses with high-growth potential from the UK regions, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Oxford Genetics Limited (“Oxford Genetics”), has received £6.5million of new investment in a syndicated round comprising Canaccord Genuity Limited […]Read More

Business Software

YellowDog secures £2.5 million A investment from Bloc Ventures

YellowDog, which provides high-performance cloud compute orchestration technology to some of the world’s most successful Media & Entertainment studios and financial services firms, announced last week that it had appointed Reid Downey to its Board of Directors. In addition, YellowDog has secured £2.5m additional funding led by Bloc Ventures, an investment company founded by industry veterans […]Read More

Series A

GeoSpock raised £2 million investment from Parkwalk Advisors

The unique spatial big data platform that enables companies to access dynamic contextual data visualisation and programmatic analytics appoints new non-executive board member  and announces additional investment Cambridge, UK, 26th March 2019: GeoSpock® – the extreme-scale spatial big data integration company that provides analytics, builds insight, and enables predictions across space and time – today announced the […]Read More


HealthTech company Cog-Neuro Speech Therapy secures £85k Grant and Debt

People suffering with communication difficulties are benefitting from a new speech therapy service that has been developed by Caerphilly-based Cog-Neuro Speech Therapy Limited. With a £25,000 loan from the Development Bank of Wales and a £60,000 grant from Innovate UK, the mobile application has been developed to help people with communication difficulties to regain their […]Read More


Sheffield based Elements Technology Platforms raises £250,000 from Mercia Fund

An Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider for small and micro manufacturers has secured £250,000 to support its growth from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia Fund Managers and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. The funding will help Elements Technology Platforms to develop its headquarters, staff base and product portfolio. Founded last […]Read More

Business Software

Manchester based Collabor8Online raises £150,000 Seed investment from Maven

Software solutions business invests in technical innovation to expand customer reach and grow team following funding from NPIF Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s most active SME finance providers, has invested £150,000 in cloud-based project management system, Collabor8Online (“Collabor8”) on behalf of NPIF – Maven Equity Finance (“NPIF”), part of the Northern Powerhouse […]Read More