Peter Cowley, a serial investor in the Cambridge technology heartland, was last night named Angel Investor of the Year at the UK Business Angels Association's Investment Awards.
Sphere Fluidics in Cambridge UK has secured £1.4 million in a first close of a new investment round to fund a new single cell analysis instrument called Cyto-Mine™.
Cambridge entrepreneur Peter Cowley is one of two additions to the investment committee of the Angel CoFund, a £100 million UK Government-backed fund for supporting and growing British SMEs.
A Norwich company that produces an online magazine for electronic music fans worldwide has secured £175,000 funding thanks to an initiative from UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) that introduces digital media companies to potential investors.
A UK company that makes bomb and weapon scanners said to be the first in the world able to detect even 3D printed guns and weapons has raised £700k on the Cambridge crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom.
Cambridge and London based investment group Imperial Innovations is planning to raise £150 million to underpin future investments in its UK science and technology stronghold.
Early stage life science and health technology companies plus university spin-outs in the Cambridge cluster have been alerted to a new $80 million fund – backed by Big Pharma player Eli Lilly – designed to take translational UK R & D from the lab to the marketplace.
East Anglian law firm Birketts has advised Servest Group Limited and its owners on a £90 million capital funding.
A new test-bed fund to help companies trial innovation prototypes in live business environments has been launched in Peterborough – and companies from the Cambridge technology cluster and elsewhere in the UK can use the facility remotely.
Cambridge aviation technology pioneer e-Go aeroplanes is on cloud nine after raising almost £1 million – far higher than the original target set by the UK’s first ever manufacturer of lightweight carbon fibre aeroplanes.
Ion Science Limited, which manufactures gas detection, leak detection and corrosion monitoring equipment, is targeting further international growth after securing a £2 million funding package from HSBC.
Olympus Automation in Peterborough UK has been awarded a £30,000 prize in a Shell Springboard competition to boost commercialisation of a revolutionary cooking technology acquired in the takeover of Cambridge-based PDX.
Imperial Innovations, which has bolstered its portfolio since setting up in the Cambridge UK technology cluster, has ramped up revenues and profits in a transformational last six months – and it says it is sitting on more potential blockbusters.
Imperial Innovations, which is thriving from its base in the Cambridge UK technology cluster, is predicting great things from fast-growing investee company Circassia Pharmaceuticals, which is pioneering hay fever and cat allergy cures.
Cambridge UK technology investor, Amadeus Capital Partners, has cashed in on the sale of Italian business Octo Telematics for €405m to Renova Group.
UK technology that fuses the worlds of music and gaming has raised £285k on the Cambridge crowdfunding site SyndicateRoom.
- Further US funding for Intelligent Fingerprinting
- Spotify rival raises funding
- Biopharma startup raises $3.1 million
- Thanks a million as Imperial backs Aqdot
- Inform Direct hits 175 per cent milestone on SyndicateRoom
- Proxama raises fresh £8.6m for global growth
- Imperial Innovations shows world class with £188m portfolio
- Eagle doubling headcount with £1m funding
- Cambridge tech cluster tapped into new $100 million fund
- PneumaCare completes £1m financing
- Ithaka inspires new drugs tech venture
- Successes in Cambridge highlight cluster’s ‘incredible’ tech scene
- Investment first launched in Cambridge
- Imaging technology firm raises £850k
- Isotera lit up with £1.6m Series B
- ARKeX raises $15m for global growth
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