Month: December 2020

South West

Graphcore secures £164 million Series E investment led by Ontario

We’re delighted to announce that Graphcore has raised $222m of investment to help support the company’s continued global expansion and further accelerate future IPU silicon, systems and software development.  The Series E funding round is led by Ontario Teachers’ Pensions Plan Board and adds funds managed by Fidelity International and Schroders as new investors. Also participating in this round […]Read More


Altitude Angel secures £4 million Series A Follow On investment

GLOBAL DRONE SUPER-HIGHWAYS A STEP CLOSER AS OCTOPUS VENTURES BACK ALTITUDE ANGEL VC backs airspace management platform developer with £4m investment London, UK.  Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unified Traffic Management) technology provider, today announced it raised a further £4m ($5.3m US) from one of Europe’s largest VC investors, Octopus Ventures. The latest fundraising concludes Altitude Angel’s series A round, led […]Read More


Octopus Energy secures £150 million Corporate Capital from Tokyo Gas

Octopus Energy Group enters Asia with landmark partnership with Tokyo Gas Joint venture to launch Octopus Energy in Japan in 2021  Octopus Energy Group to take $250 million of additional investment, increasing the entech group’s valuation to $2.1 billion  Acceleration in Octopus Energy Group’s global expansion in tech and renewables Follows historic free trade deal […]Read More

South West

Brightpearl secures £25 million Series C investment led by Sage

Sage and Brightpearl announce partnership to accelerate digital transformation for retail customers  At a time of transformation for the retail sector, the partnership will offer customers best-of-breed business and retail management solutions London, UK – Sage, a market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced a significant partnership with Brightpearl, a market leading Digital Operations […]Read More


Hero Wellbeing secures £825k Seed investment from Mercia

Digital wellbeing company set for healthy future as it raises £825k A healthtech platform has raised £825,000 investment from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, to support its continued growth. The funding will allow hero to further enhance its software platform and develop its marketing […]Read More


Tradefeedr secures £2.2 million Pre-Seed investment from IPGL

Tradefeedr completes successful fund-raising round, with backing  from IPGL  • Group raises $3 million to finance growth and development  • IPGL, the private investment company run by Michael Spencer, founder and  former CEO of ICAP and NEX, becomes cornerstone investor  • Seth Johnson, former CEO of NEX Markets and CME Cash Markets, also backs  funding […]Read More


Reboxed secures £350k Pre-Seed investment from angel investors

London recommerce tech start-up reboxed secures £350k and influential new board member in pre-seed funding round Angels include former Dyson CEO Martin McCourt, Mazuma Mobile co-founder Charlo Carabott and ustwo Co-Founder Matt ‘Mills’ Miller Launched in September reboxed kicked off it’s mission to rehome 100 million mobile devices by 2030 in an effort to tackle […]Read More