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Hailo expands Series A round to USD21m

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 16:29

Israeli startup Hailo, developer of a proprietary processing architecture for deep learning on edge devices, has expanded its Series A funding round to USD21 million. »

Oak Hill Capital announces promotions in investor relations and private equity investment teams

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 16:27

Oak Hill Capital Partners has made three promotions across its investor relations and private equity investment teams. »

Par Equity closes deals worth GBP4.85m in two days

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 16:24

Venture capital firm Par Equity has closed five investments worth GBP4.85 million in just two days. The firm was lead investor and partnered with the Scottish Investment Bank on all five deals. »

Renaissance Capital appoints Chairman of South Africa board

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 16:06

Renaissance Capital, an emerging and frontier markets investment bank, has appointed Risana Zitha as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Renaissance Capital (South Africa) and Head of Investment Banking, Africa. »

VCT funding up 245 per cent compared to same time last year

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 16:03

VCT funding so far in January 2019 totals GBP91.3 million, up 245 per cent compared with the same time last January (GBP26.4 million), according to data released by Wealth Club. »

BGF makes additional investment in UK wedding gift list provider

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 10:45

BGF has completed a further investment in The Prezola Group to deploy new technology platforms and prepare for targeted international expansion. »

Sphera acquires Petrotechnics

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 10:10

Sphera, a provider of integrated risk management software and information services with a focus on operational risk, environmental health & safety and product stewardship, has acquired Petrotechnics, a provider of operational risk software for hazardous industries. »

GCP supports Chaucer in merger with Virtrium Consulting

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 10:08

Chaucer has merged with Virtrium Consulting in a transaction that creates one of the largest independent end-to-end digital transformation consultancies in the UK.   »

AnaCap-backed payment services provider heidelpay acquires Universum Group in Germany

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 10:06

heidelpay Group (heidelpay), a German FinTech payment services provider backed by private equity firm AnaCap Financial Partners (AnaCap), has acquired UNIVERSUM Group (UNIVERSUM). 

UNIVERSUM is a Frankfurt-based payment service and debt collection provider that specialises in “PayLater” solutions – the largest and fastest growing payment method in DACH for e-commerce merchants. UNIVERSUM’s platform covers the entire receivables lifecycle, from credit-checking to recovery once debt collection is required, both in Germany and globally. 


WealthTech secures Broadhaven investment

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 09:53

Broadhaven has made an investment in Wealth Technologies (WealthTech), a provider of algorithmic financial planning and advice. »


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