Month: January 2021


Rockley Photonics secures £47.3 million Growth Private Equity investment

Rockley Photonics, a leading integrated silicon photonic solution provider, closes additional $65 million to accelerate growth Oxford, UK and Pasadena, California, 29 January 2021 – Rockley Photonics, a leading integrated optics solutions provider, today announced that it has closed an additional $65m round of growth capital from both new private funds and follow-on existing investor Morningside Ventures. […]Read More


Slingshot Simulations secures £1.5 million Seed investment from Mercia

‘Digital twin’ pioneer raises £1.5m as it prepares for launch Slingshot Simulations, the Leeds-based start-up which is a global pioneer in the field of ‘digital twin’ technology, has raised a further £1.5m of investment as it prepares to roll out its system to its first commercial customers. The funding comes from existing investor NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which […]Read More

Series A

Sirenum secures £2 million Series A investment from Sir Terry

Former Tesco CEO increases investment in latest round for UK SaaS workforce management platform Sirenum  London-based workforce management technology platform Sirenum has raised £2 million in its latest round from former Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy alongside the William Currie Group. The investment will be used to drive company growth and further international expansion, as […]Read More

South West

CybSafe secures £5.6 million Series A investment led by IQ

CybSafe secures £5.6 million Series A investment round CybSafe, London, 28 January 2021 – CybSafe, the behavioural security platform that’s transforming the way organisations manage human cyber risk, today announced a £5.6m ($7.9m) Series A round. It was led by deep tech investors, IQ Capital with participation from Hannover Digital Investments GmbH (HDI Group) and B8 Ventures. The investment […]Read More

North East

Hicomply secures £600k Seed investment from Northstar Ventures

North East information security software company gains £600,000 investment Durham-based software-as-a-service company Hicomply has received £600,000 investment to tackle the growing global issue of business information security.  Hicomply has developed a software platform that gives any business the tools to build information security systems, protect sensitive data and manage all the associated complexity and risk. […]Read More


Pangaea Data secures Seed Follow On investment led by IQ

Pangaea Data raises further funding to accelerate deployment of its breakthrough AI with pharmaceutical companies and hospitals to improve patient outcomes Novel unsupervised AI is used by Biopharmaceutical and Healthcare organisations to diagnose patients earlier and connect them to the right therapies, clinical trials and drug discovery studies at scale and at 50 times speed […]Read More


Stor Services (t/a Storfund) secures £26.5 million funding round led

Europe’s leading eCommerce financer announces $36.5 million capital raise  Storfund to provide over a $1 billion of funding in 2021  Founded in 2018, Storfund is a technology driven global eCommerce funding enterprise. Storfund announced it has raised $36.5 million of capital through the Private Debt team of Swiss bank Union Bancaire Privée (UBP), and private investors. This fresh investment will be used to expand Storfund’s global operations and help marketplace merchants access working […]Read More


Social Energy Supply secures Seed investment from CarVal Investors

Social Energy receives significant investment to pursue rapid growth of its cleantech business in UK, Australia and new markets  Renewable energy scale-up Social Energy has received a significant investment in its UK and Australian energy business from fund manager CarVal Investors.  The cleantech company has received funding that will allow the business to pursue rapid growth in […]Read More