Month: June 2019

HealthTech

SleepCogni secures £234,000 Innovate UK Grant

MedTech start-up SleepCogni secures its second government grant worth £234k for insomnia treatment.   SleepCogni has developed a novel patented wearable medical device providing behavioural treatment for insomnia. Their scientific and commercial potential has now been acknowledged for the second time by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, following an earlier award in the Open […]Read More

ConsumerTech

WeGift closes £4 million Series A investment led by Fred

SAP.iO Fund and Unilever Ventures joins Series A investment round as WeGift reports 500 per cent annual revenue growth LONDON, 27th June 2019 – WeGift, the digital rewards platform, has secured £4 million in Series A funding, led by Fred Destin at Stride.vc, who also joins the Board of Directors, and other high-profile investors including SAP.iO fund and Unilever Ventures. WeGift also […]Read More

Not Original

Recruitment marketplace Florence has raised £5m in Series A funding

Florence connects care home providers with professionals to fill temporary shifts. The round was led by SEEK, a funder of the creation and scaling of online employment marketplaces, alongside existing backers Waverly Capital, Rianta Capital and a network of early stage angel investors. Including this round, Florence has now raised £7m in total. Charles Armitage, […]Read More

Greater London

Qualis Flow attracts £725,000 seed funding to tackle environmental risk

London-based startup Qualis Flow attracts seed funding to tackle environmental risk in the construction sector Investment indicative of the wider demand for tech solutions addressing environmental and sustainability challenges London, 27 June 2019: Qualis Flow, the environmental management platform that tracks, monitors, and predicts project environmental risk, has raised £725,000 in seed funding. This round […]Read More

Seed

Sure Chill secures £4 million investment from The Garage Soho

Cooling technology company Sure Chill, has announced its latest financial milestone after securing £4m investment from investor and brand builder The Garage Soho and Africa-focused capital manager, Novastar Ventures. Cardiff-based Sure Chill initially developed its unique cooling technology to protect lifesaving, temperature-sensitive vaccines in emerging countries where access to consistent and reliable power supplies are rare. […]Read More

North West

Run2 secures £500k Seed investment from >_fund:tmt

Manchester digital agency RUN2 has received a GBP500,000 investment  from  >_fund:tmt, a dedicated fund for fast-growing tech and media companies, which will be used to expand and implement a new AI platform for online client hyper-personalisation and recommendation engines. The platform promises to completely transform the output of the agency. The investment comes following a […]Read More