Day: 9 December 2020

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Creator Fund closes £1.5 million fund

Creator Fund closes £1.5m fund to support student founders across the UK Creator Fund expands to 25 campuses – creating UK’s largest startup talent network in universities. Creator Fund closes a £1.5m fund and will increase investment size into student startups to £150,000.  Creator Fund will invest in 20 of the UK’s most exciting student […]Read More

B2C

The Thinking Traveller secures £7 million Growth Private Equity Investment

PIPER INVESTS £7M INTO THE THINKING TRAVELLER, THE WORLD’S MOST THOUGHTFUL LUXURY VILLA BRAND Piper, the leading specialist investor in consumer brands has invested £7m into The Thinking Traveller, the world’s most thoughtful luxury villa brand.  Founded in 2002 by Huw and Rossella Beaugié, The Thinking Traveller began with seven villas in Sicily. Today it has […]Read More

Fund

Ada Ventures closes £37 million fund

Following strong year, Ada Ventures closes $50m fund & continues its mission to back overlooked founders in underserved markets In December 2019, Ada Ventures launched a $34m fund. Today the fund closes at $50m, following new investment from Big Society Capital and a number of funds and individuals.  In 2020, Ada invested in 8 seed stage […]Read More

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DuoMe secures grant funding from Innovate UK

DuoMe wins funding from Innovate UK for a flexible working platform to optimise productivity of distributed teams London, 9th December 2020​ – ​DuoMe​, the flexible working platform, has secured a grant from Innovate UK’s Sustainable Innovation Fund to develop a SaaS (Software as a Solution) based flexible teams collaborative scheduling solution, named​​ Flexibly. ​As a […]Read More

Greater London

aisle 3 secures £200k Seed investment with support from Angel

From redundancy to start up success: Ecommerce startup aisle 3 successfully raises £200,000 with support from Angel Investment Network    The founders of ecommerce startup aisle 3 have bounced back after being made redundant at the start of the pandemic to successfully raise £200,000 for their new ecommerce venture, supported by Angel Investment Network. aisle […]Read More