C5 Capital’s founder and managing partner, Andre Pienaar speaks with tangible passion when discussing the potential for investing in female entrepreneurs in the cybersecurity space. As one of the UK’s foremost cybersecurity VC investors, C5 Capital knows what to look for when assessing innovation in the sector. In Pienaar’s view “for the future success of the sector we have to diversify”.
Technology & software solutions
London-founded tech company JUMO, focusing on next-generation financial services for emerging market entrepreneurs, has raised USD55 million in debt and equity funding from new and existing investors.
Fund Recs is to provide SANNE, a global provider of alternative asset and corporate services, with tailored reconciliation automation services through its Velocity fund administration software.
Drawbridge Partners, a cybersecurity software and services firm specialising in the needs of hedge fund and private equity managers, has appointed an Lyons as Vice President of Business Development.
Jerusalem Venture Partners has led a USD5 million funding round in Vicarius for its predictive cyberthreat technology, together with Innovation Hub and Goldbell.
LumApps, a Software as a Service provider of cloud-based enterprise communication solutions, has completed a USD70 million Series C funding round, bringing the company's total amount raised to around USD100 million.
Gateway Private Markets (HK) Limited (Gateway), specialists in direct secondary investments in growth and late-stage private technology companies, has selected RegTech provider Know Your Customer to deliver digital onboarding to its clients.
With a predicted USD275 billion of investment expected from US wireless providers over the next few years, not to mention up to three million new jobs and an annual USD500 billion GDP boost for the US economy, it’s no wonder that 5G is being a dubbed truly transformative technology. And as James Williams finds out, private equity investors are keen to help finance the revolution…