Cambridge UK law firm Mills & Reeve has advised chemical technology company Molecular Products Group Limited on a £4 million investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF).
The University of Cambridge is raising a third enterprise fund this month having broken its early stage investment record for a second year running, approving nine seed fund investments for a total of £2.7 million – an increase on the £2.3m invested in 2012/13.
Companies in Cambridge are being urged to take a look at a bold new $200m third venture capital fund from DN Capital LLP – one of the UK’s leading venture and growth investors.
Founded in 1989, Anders+Kern UK Ltd is a leading distributor & integrator of audio visual solutions, with particular specialisms in digital signage, video walls, room booking, projection screens, writing surfaces and AV install services.
Jonas Seafood, Norfolk’s premium crab and lobster supplier, is capitalising on the UK’s economic recovery by investing for rapid growth this year, boosting both production capacity and employee numbers.
Cambridge ideas may have changed the world but all too often those innovations are sold by the founders before they realise their potential as multi-million pound companies.
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 men raise millions for global growth
- Shell Springboard cash for PDX cooking technology
- Imperial going hell for leather
- Imperial joy at £581m Circassia float valuation
- Amadeus cashes in on €405m Octo sale to Renova
- Crowded house as music-gaming venture raises £285k
- 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
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