Day: 17 September 2020


RapidSpike secures £1m Seed investment from Praetura Ventures

Praetura Ventures, the VC fund that targets high-value sectors in the north of England, is investing £1m in a tech company that helps businesses defend themselves against customer-focused cyberattacks and improve the digital experience their websites offer to consumers. The funding secured by Leeds-based RapidSpike will allow it to enhance and scale its product and […]Read More


Legado secures £600k Seed investment led by Prudential and FNZ

17 September 2020 New online life and legacy planning platform Legado launches following an additional £600,000 investment Legado supported by Prudential and FNZ which have jointly invested the six-figure sum Digital vault company to also offer direct-to-consumer service following £50,000 grant from UK Government funding agency, Innovate UK Legado, a new life organisation and legacy […]Read More


Ki Financial (t/a Ki Insurance) secures £385 million Growth Private

Blackstone invests alongside Fairfax in US$500m Ki launch Ki, the first fully digital and algorithmically-driven Lloyd’s syndicate, is pleased to announce that it has raised US$500m of committed capital from two backers, funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities (“Blackstone”) and Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. The capital commitment will fund Ki’s expansion as it launches in […]Read More


Kbox Global secures £12 million Series A investment led by

Food delivery disruptor Kbox Global closes £12M from Balderton Capital to fuel continued expansion Kbox Global has announced it has raised £12m led by Balderton Capital, to continue its mission to revolutionise the food delivery market through its unique host kitchen technology.  The Kbox model revisits the traditional economics of food delivery by utilising capacity […]Read More