The Qube is preparing to open a 16,000 square foot office space in west London in the autumn which will include 30 studios. The investment into the business was led by venture capital firm Angel CoFund.
City Pantry, the office catering marketplace that lets you order in food for staff, company events and meetings, has been acquired by takeout marketplace and delivery giant Just Eat.
The UK-based digital operations platform, Autologyx, has raised an additional £1 million ($1.26 million) to rapidly expand its foothold in the legal and insurance sectors.
Tim Mills, who leads investment activity for the Angel CoFund, said the survey echoed what he has seen in the investment community. Angel investors are cautious about the economic and short-term investment cycles, he said, and they are not under the same obligations as institutional investors to deploy capital across a particular time frame.
The life of the entrepreneur has never been so celebrated — or so commonplace. But rarely does the daily reality that most entrepreneurs battle with receive much attention: the work, the intense stress — and the inevitable failures.
Nivo, an instant messaging and identity verification platform founded in Manchester, has raised a funding round of £2 million from GP Bullhound, the Angel CoFund, and a syndicate of angel investors
Tim Mills, Management Director of the Angel CoFund has made the following comments on the Chancellor's Spring Statement and its focus on science and technology
Neurovalens, a Belfast-headquartered technology company that has developed a headband which can help users to lose weight, has raised £4.6 million (€5.4m) in a funding round, one of the largest ever generated by an Northern start-up.
Shell Petroleum Company Limited has agreed to acquire Limejump Ltd, a UK based energy technology company.
According to Innovate Finance, the UK fintech landscape experienced a record year for funding in 2017, attracting $1.8 billion of venture capital (VC) investment. That’s a 153% increase on 2016. But an interesting aspect of this sector, which often gets overlooked, is how much of that innovation is supported by angel funding.