Beyond HERizons, a new initiative from London & Partners’ Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK) programme designed to specifically tackle the funding gap that exists in the investment landscape, has launched its inaugural cohort of female founders.
Funds advised by YFM Equity Partners have sold their shareholding in Deep Secure Limited to Forcepoint Federal, a global cyber security solutions business specialising in serving government and critical infrastructure clients for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is subject to regulatory review and customary closing conditions and is expected to close in or before August 2021.
PROfounders Capital, an early stage venture capital investor, has welcomed the successful pricing of online furniture retailer Made.com ahead of its IPO on the London Stock Exchange, which will deliver a 25x return for PROfounders’ investors.
Edge Investments (Edge) has invested GBP1.7 million in OTHERWORLD, a UK out-of-home Virtual Reality (VR) experience.
British Patient Capital has commented on the British Business Bank’s Small Business Equity Tracker which reveals the average pre-money valuation of a growth stage private company reached over GBP100 million.
Booste, the fintech offering revenue-based financing (RBF) to e-commerce companies, is today announcing it has raised EUR12 million in Series A funding to expand its model across Europe including in the UK, Ireland and Netherlands.
Addepar, a technology platform for wealth management, has raised USD150 million from D1 Capital Partners at a pre-money valuation of USD2 billion as part of its Series F financing.
Isomer Capital has completed the first close of “Isomer Capital Opportunities”. The new co-investment fund is backed by British Business Investments, through its Managed Funds Programme, amongst other global institutions.
nSure.ai, a predictive AI fraud protection company, focusing on the unique needs of digital goods retailers, has completed a successful seed fundraising round of USD6.8 million, led by DisruptiveAI, Phoenix Insurance, Kamet – an AXA backed venture builder, Moneta Seeds and private investors.
OCR Labs has announced a EUR12.5 million Series A round led by Turkish investors the Oyak Group, to expand its services and team to the UK and Turkish markets. The Australian founded company is viewed as a world leader in the digital ID verification space, solving major challenges including identity fraud and regulatory compliance, using its proprietary technology.