UKI2S gets £37m boost to back British seed-stage startups

Birmingham-based UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund (UKI2S) has added an extra £37m to its patient capital fund to invest in seed-stage startups operating in areas including synthetic biology, fusion energy and defence. The fund will make investments into both private sector companies and technology developed in public sector laboratories and in partner research and […]

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Push Security secures £3.32 million Seed investment led by Decibel

Push Security announces it completed a $4 million seed round led by Decibel and backed by prominent industry leaders, including Jon Oberheide and Haroon Meer. With this funding, Push will continue to develop technology that equips employees to secure SaaS. Push provides a super scalable way to secure SaaS, by equipping employees to join the fight against attackers and […]

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Dynamic Planner acquires pre-seed investment from FPE Capital

The first institutional investment into Dynamic Planner, a top provider of software to the UK wealth management industry, has been made by FPE Capital LLP, a lower mid-market growth investor with a focus on software and services. This is the second investment from FPE Fund III, whose successful final close at a raised hard cap […]

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Nova makes a £195k Pre-Seed Investment in Trialwell

A £195k investment into Trialwell, an online digital platform that enables rapid and easy access to clinical trials at no cost, has been announced by Liverpool, UK-based venture builder Nova. The startup would make it easy for the general public to find and sign up for numerous clinical studies. By taking control of their health […]

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Melius Cyber Consultancy acquires £350k Pre-Seed investment from Mercia

The North East Venture Fund (NEVF), which is backed by the European Regional Development Fund and is handled by Mercia, has provided £350,000 to a cybersecurity company that has created automated software to assist SMEs in detecting weaknesses in their IT system. Melius Cyber’s platform continuously monitors an organization’s IT network, vetting security and guarding it against the […]

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Oto, a Healthtech startup, raises £2.8 million to digitally help Tinnitus patients

Oto, a startup developing digital solutions to help with tinnitus, has closed an oversubscribed seed investment of $3.3m (£2.78m). Tinnitus is a medical condition affecting the ears. A continuous ringing or buzzing sound that originates in the ears is the predominant symptom of tinnitus. Oto thinks that even though the disorder affects one in seven […]

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