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Newable Private Investing launches a new workshop series
The first workshop will be taking place on 13th November. Register below!
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Angel Investing in the UK – Survey
Newable Private Investing is working with the British Business Bank and the UK Business Angels Association to raise awareness of the latest survey, conducted independently by PwC Research, on angel investing in the UK.
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Astrid and Miyu investors enjoy panel expertise
On Tuesday 13th August, Newable Private Investing hosted a panel for investee company Astrid & Miyu to celebrate their recent exit.
Nathan Hill
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Thoughts of a Seasoned Investor
Think Angel Investing and it is easy to think that it is restricted to a retirement hobby. One person who most certainty does not fit this bracket is Nathan Hill, Newable Private Investing Angel, seasoned investor and entrepreneur.
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Improving recovery rates one regenerative tissue at a time
Based at the Harwell campus near Didcot is the Electrospinning Company, a UK start up that develops, designs, and manufactures Nano fibrous biomaterials for tissue regenerative devices.
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Inductosense – Revolutionising Corrosion Monitoring
A focus of the UK government in recent years has been to look at creating an economy that is not so reliant upon the fortunes of London and is instead focused on firing up business hubs in other cities, such as Newcastle, Manchester and Exeter.
Life lessons
It takes a village
At Newable we understand that entrepreneurs never have enough time in the day if you’re doing your own start up.
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Sofant – the Future of Wireless Communication?
The Telecommunications industry has been in the spotlight in recent weeks, much of which has been focused on the telecommunications giant Huawei and its potential involvement in the UK’s communications infrastructure.
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Cognism – a case study
At Newable we help companies start, scale and grow by offering an array of services. Cognism is one of the companies that was helped by our investment department, where we provided them with the capital they needed to grow.
Life lessons
The Ups and Downs of Start-Up Life
The early stages of a company can be hard to predict, you can be doing incredibly well one week and hitting a new low the next, but isn’t that to be expected?
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Investment
Newable investors realise significant gains following Astrid & Miyu exit
A syndicate of Newable investors has made a significant positive return on its holdings in leading e-commerce jeweller, Astrid & Miyu, through a secondary exit to Aeternum Holdings, a jewellery focussed investment firm.
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Newable Private Investing – in good company
The short-lists for all of the categories in the UKBAA Angel investment Awards have now been announced.
Life lessons
Dragons and Angels – myth busting
When you think Angel Investment, many of us think of Dragons Den and the BBC show has really done a lot in raising the profile of Angel investing. But, has the show done more harm than good? What are angel investors really like?
UKBAA Early stage fund of the year - finalist
Life lessons
Newable shortlisted for major award
Newable Private Investing has been selected as a Finalist in the Early Stage Fund of the Year category of the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards. This is the Oscars of the industry.
Life lessons
Go hard or go home
Investing in a young company is very high risk, but the return can be very rewarding. More and more investors are investing in early-stage start-ups and there’s a reason why.
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Oxford-based biomaterials manufacturer secures £1.5M Series A VC funding led by Downing Ventures
The Electrospinning Company has received £1.5 million funding led by London-based venture capital firm Downing Ventures, alongside VC firm MidVen, Newable Private Investing and the Science and Technology Facilities Council.
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Newable launches major EIS investor recruitment drive with educational video series
Official figures released 29 May on the Government-led Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and sister Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) reveal a small rise in investment in British start-ups in the tax year ending March 2018.
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Newable Private Investing (NPI) & London Co investment Fund (LCIF)
In December 2014, Newable Private Investing (NPI), formerly London Business Angels (LBA), was selected as a partner of London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF) following a formal contract tender.
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Newable launches Funding for Buy Outs
Newable’s purpose is to help companies thrive. This is not restricted to helping companies commercialise and scale. There is also a real need to help very well established smaller companies working at the heart of the economy.
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Atelerix Raises Follow-on Funding Round of £700,000
Atelerix closes follow-on funding round of £700k with new and existing investors, including Newable Private Investing and UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund (UKI2S), Oxford Technology Management.
Investment
Newable partners with Sprint to provide investment expertise to space sector businesses
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding will support UK businesses and high-growth companies in the space and space-enabled sectors with future investment opportunities.
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Innovate UK and NIHR’s first collaboration with Angels in MedCity: A winning formula
This special edition of the investor showcase was supported by Innovate UK and the National Institute for Health research (NIHR).
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Hummingbird Technologies named Best British Tech Startup 2019
KPMG just announced the winners of their 5th annual awards - Best British Tech Start-Up of 2019.
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Performance of Private Companies – a year in review
We recently partnered with Beauhurst to analyse the returns generated by investments into private UK companies.
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2019 starting off strong with the 1st NPI Investor Showcase in Automation & Electronics
With a focus on automation and electronics, six innovative early-stage companies had eight minutes each to convince the investors in the room of why they deserved their investment. The characteristic NPI spirit was clear in the room, with the serious
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Eagle Genomics Closes $3.5M Investment
The raise will accelerate the development of Eagle Genomics’ award-winning software platform to meet rapidly growing demand from enterprise companies in the consumer goods, agritech and healthcare industries.
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Newable Private Investing achieves successful exit of Hallmarq
Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging Ltd (Hallmarq), a global specialist in advanced diagnostics for equine and companion animals, has successfully completed a management buyout led by mid market private equity firm August Equity. As a result of the deal, NPI
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MedCity Investor Showcase
Since the programme’s inception in 2014, it has focused on creating links between Business Angels and early stage investment opportunities. The main identified verticals being healthcare and life science companies
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The venture capital market – a year in review and trends to anticipate
Alex Sleigh, Investment Director at Newable shares his thoughts on trends from last year, what to expect for 2019 and how the upcoming year will impact businesses at the heart of the economy.
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CamBioScience Secures c.£1.1m Investment, supported by Newable Private Investment.
CamBioScience Ltd, an emerging force in advanced training and machine learning systems, has secured c.£1.1m of funding led by an early stage investment house, Beaubridge (UK) Ltd and Newable Private Investing's Angels in the MedCity programme.
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Newable supported scale up featured in City AM
City Pantry is shaking up corporate catering in London. City Pantry connects caterers to businesses, delivering food en masse for corporate events and meetings. Think Deliveroo but for corporate clients.
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Cognism raises £2.8m funding round to expand Enterprise solution
Cognism has grown rapidly in revenue in 2018, experiencing 23% monthly growth. The company was seeking expansion capital and selected Oliver Wyman to partner with in order to bring its platform to the Enterprise level.
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Newable Private Investing syndicate super charges Echion Technologies’ £1.5m investment round
The round was led by Cambridge Enterprises and included a £300k investment from a syndicate of Newable Private Investing (NPI) investors, including the Newable Ventures Scale Up Fund 2018.
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Newable Private Investing syndicate super charges Echion Technologies’ £1.5m investment round
The round was led by Cambridge Enterprises and included a £300k investment from a syndicate of Newable Private Investing (NPI) investors, including the Newable Ventures Scale Up Fund 2018.
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Investing in Pleasure
The evening was kindly hosted by Nathan Hill, founder of Honest Grapes and a longstanding NPI investor, and our partners Aviva at their Digital Garage in Hoxton.
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Newable Private Investing to partner with FairFX
Newable Private Investing is one of the UK's leading private investment groups – they invest in innovative, high growth technology companies.
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NPI to lead discussion on Space investing at European summit
Anthony Clarke from Newable Private Investing has been asked to chair an important panel discussion on "Early Stage Investing in New space" at the European Business Angels Network (EBAN) taking place in Luxembourg on 22nd - 23rd October.
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The UK’s number one angel network
Beauhurst - the Bloomberg of early stage investment - has just published the league table of the most active angel networks. Newable Private Investing is out on top.
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Newable’s Chair publishes blog for the Small Business Commissioner
Guy Nicholson, Chair of Newable, has written an article in support of the UK's smaller businesses.
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Virtual View App: Preparing Preparing for growth
Virtual View App LTD, is a Proptech app that recently joined the Newable i2s programme for advice on scaling and expanding the business.
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City Pantry and Mobilus Labs complete funding rounds, supported by Newable Private Investing
Newable Private Investing have helped Mobilus Labs and City Pantry in completing successful funding rounds.
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Investment takes to the air
Newable supports Hummingbird Technologies, a leading player in AI based agritech.
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Pitching for beginners – Part One
One of the most commonly asked questions by business owners seeking investment, or those looking to increase sales is “how do I create a winning pitch”
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Space is a fundamental part of our economic future
Science Minister Sam Gyimah gave a statement today on the government's space policy, focusing on the leading international opportunities.
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The UK’s leading investment network
Beauhurst names Newable Private Investing as the UK's the most active network!
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Newable is now a partner of EISA
Newable Private Investing are pleased to announce their recent membership with the EIS Association (EISA), the official trade body for the Enterprise Investment Scheme.
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UKBAA Angel Investment Awards
Newable is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious UKBAA Awards in five fantastic categories!
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Alex Sleigh on the investor experience
Investment director, Alex Sleigh was recently interviewed by GT focusing on the NPI experience.
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Jellagen boosted by £3.8m in funding
Jellagen, Welsh marine biotechnology firm and Newable client have received £3.8m in funding to accelerate sales of its next-generation jellyfish-based medicine.
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Atelerix Raises Seed Funding Round
Atelerix, a Cambridge and Newcastle, UK-based spin-out from the University of Newcastle and creators of an innovative cell encapsulation technology, closed a round of funding of undisclosed amount.
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Eagle raises $1m in funding
To support Eagle Genomics' growth plans, the company has raised $1m within 3 weeks of the launch of its latest investment round, in a first close.
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AI start-up Cognism set for global expansion thanks to funding boost from Newable Private Investing
Cognism, a London-based start-up which uses artificial intelligence to generate sales leads has closed a £2m funding round with the help of Newable Private Investing.
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City Pantry – From Start-up to UK expansion
London food start-up City Pantry raises £4m and sets sights on UK expansion.
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Investing in the final frontier
On March 20th, Newable Private Investing held their first Space Technologies Investor Showcase of the year.
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If you want to pick winning businesses, five hundred brains are better than one
An interview with Alex Sleigh, Newable Ventures Limited Investment Director.
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Leading UK Artificial Intelligence agribusiness completes £3 million fund raise
Hummingbird Technologies secured significant backing from European Space Agency to drive international growth.
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There’s nothing more exciting than helping a young company with real potential succeed.
An interview with Cynthia Nadal, Newable Angel investor, syndicate leader and board member for a number of scale-up businesses.
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Newable Ventures Scale Up Fund 2018 now listed on CoInvestor
Following the launch of Newable Venture's new website, Newable Ventures Scale Up Fund 2018 has recently been listed on CoInvestor.
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It’s about giving more of us the confidence to explore early stage investing
Newable Ventures Limited Director, Hitesh Thakrar, discusses the Fund propositions and the impact of a uniquely rich and well-researched deal flow.
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Breaking barriers to help more female entrepreneurs access much needed investment
Jenny Tooth, OBE and and UKBAA CEO, on the lack of investment to female-led businesses and how we tackle this problem.
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Rezatec announces completion of £2m financing round to expand delivery of geospatial data analytics worldwide
Rezatec closes £2m financing round and focuses on accelerated sales of Rezatec satellite-driven data analytics to customers in Europe, USA and Asia-Pacific.
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As technologies converge, young British businesses are setting the pace of innovation
Newable Ventures Limited Director, Charles Breese, on the 4th Industrial Revolution and the impact of our EIS funds to UK growth.
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Newable’s EIS investment fund to help Jellagen scale-up
Unleashing the potential of knowledge-intensive start ups, such as Andrew Mearns Spragg at Jellagen.
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HubBox raises $1.6m in pre-Series A funding, backed by Newable Private Investing
Backers included Newable Private Investing, KM Capital, Angel Tech Investors, Nexus Investment Ventures and Alan Halsall. The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and its business reach.
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Sofant, a pioneer in Smart Antenna technology closes a significant investment round backed by Newable Private Investing
Sofant, an Edinburgh based developer of smart antenna technology company, has closed an undisclosed investment round.
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Raise your glass!
Newable Private Investing raised their glass for charity last week, raising £4,000+ for the charity Shelter from the Storm at an exclusive wine tasting and live auction event.
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Ed Tech firm Wonky Star secures funding boost through Newable Private Investing to roll out digital learning tools.
Wonky Star, the brains behind education software Night Zookeeper, has closed a £600k funding round led by Newable Private Investing (NPI).
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Private investors push down stratospheric cost of space start-ups
New space-funds˜barometer" will show areas that drive growth.
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World Space Week 2017
Playing host to over 2,000,000 visitors attending more than 2700 events spread across 86 nations worldwide, World Space Week takes place from 4th - 10th October.
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500 Startups and LBA back SentiSum to drive a more customer-centric approach to the insurance sector through AI
SentiSum, a London-based, customer experience IaaS (Insights as a service) AI solution, has closed an investment round from a syndicate of LBA/Angels in The City (AiTC) and other investors including 500 Startups, Ascension Ventures and others.
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UK Space Tech Angels (UKSTA) syndicate completes investment into agritech innovator, Haybsee
HayBSee, a London based agritech robotics company providing the worlds first commercial, everyday, farm interacting robot, has closed an investment round which was corner-stoned by a UK Tech Space Angels (UKSTA) syndicate.
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LBA (London Business Angels) joins force with ESA Business Applications
LBA, one of the UKs leading private investment groups and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) that establishes a joint commitment to cultivating successful new businesses in the UK that exploit space capabilities.
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LBA supports HubBox to solve the problem of missing parcel deliveries
HubBox partners with local shops to offer Click & Collect parcels from any online retailer worldwide. The company has closed its investment round which included participation from the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF).
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Angel Investment Event
The next UK Space Tech Angels company event takes place On Wednesday 5th July. The UK Space Tech Angels is a programme run by the LBA, now part of the Newable family.
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Star struck
The UK Business Angels Association has shortlisted Newable's UK Space Tech Angels programme at its annual awards.
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Loving Angels Instead
LBA became part of the Newable family in April. On Election Day, we presented seven early stage businesses seeking equity investment, each with products and services leveraging Big Data and AI.
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Jellagen Launches Next-Gen Jellyfish Collagen Facility
Fast-growing medtech and biomaterial company, Jellagen, has opened a first-of-its-kind manufacturing facility for the extraction of high purity collagen from jellyfish.
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Utonomy Secures 1m in Funding
Utonomy, a Southampton, UK-based sustainability startup focused on reducing methane waste, secured £1m in funding.
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Angels in MedCity investors cornerstone Clustermarket’s £250k investment round
London-based sharing platform for life sciences, Clustermarket, has closed a £250k seed investment through the Angels in MedCity programme - a partnership between MedCity, LBA and Angels4LifeSciences - and other co-investors.
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AiMC/AiTC syndicate backs digital health specialist LiveSmart with £700,000
LiveSmart, a preventive health solution, has closed a £700,000 investment round including private investors from Angels in MedCity (AiMC) and Angels in the City (AiTC) and the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF).
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StepJockey announces new German distribution partnership on London Mayor’s Berlin trade mission
StepJockey, the London health start-up which uses smart tech and behavioural economics to encourage workers to use the stairs instead of lifts, has today announced a new distribution partnership with Aktivita.
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Blast off
Last November, Newable invested in Seraphim Capitals Space Fund, the world's first dedicated fund to invest in space technologies.
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LBA raises circa 2m in its two new co-investment funds
LBA recently closed its two FCA regulated funds that have collectively raised circa £2m for deployment in the next 12-18 months.
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The Electrospinning Company raises 650k with participation from Angels in MedCity investors
Through the support of Angels in MedCity and other investors, The Electrospinning Company based on the Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, has completed a £650k investment.
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Jupiter Diagnostics raises 1.6m investment, supported by Angels in MedCity
Angels in MedCity has supported London scale-up Jupiter Diagnostics to raise £1.6m to develop its reader, allowing anyone to perform quick, affordable blood tests.
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LBA syndicate makes Flock fly through 320k investment
Flock, a Big Data-driven risk analysis platform for drone flights, has closed a 320k investment round from investors including LBA private investors, Venture Capital firm Downing Ventures, and the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF). This is in addition
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Angels in MedCity supports Eagle Genomics to raise £1m investment
Cambridge-based bioinformatics specialist, Eagle Genomics, has been supported to raise £1m in investment through the Angels in MedCity programme; a partnership between MedCity, LBA and Angels4LifeSciences.
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Seraphim Space Fund – A new Frontier
Seraphim Capital has reached a £50m first close to launch its pioneering new venture capital fund focused on space-related early stage technology businesses. The initiative is supported by the British Business Bank. Newable has invested £1m.
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AiMC Company Videregen’s lead product granted EU orphan drug status
Videregen Limited, a clinical stage regenerative medicine company developing personalised organ replacements, has been awarded European orphan medicinal product status for its lead tissue-engineered replacement trachea product.
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Angels in MedCity support neonatal care specialist, mOm Incubators, as part of £630k investment round
London based Medtech start-up, mOm Incubators has secured an investment round following support from the Angels in MedCity programme.
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Sense raises seed investment round through Angels in MedCity
Sense Biodetection Limited (Sense) has today announced that after pitching at our Angels in MedCity event in November '15 it now has completed a £508,000 oversubscribed seed investment round.
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Jellagen Pty Ltd raises 1.5M for next generation jellyfish collagen
Jellagen Pty Ltd, a medical-technology company announces the completion of a further £1,533,000 equity investment led by Angels in MedCity, London Business Angels and Finance Wales with co-investment from xenos, the Wales Business Angel Network.
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Angels in MedCity holds fourth series of investor workshop and pitching event – Nov 2015
Angels in MedCity held its most recent investor workshop on the 12th of November.
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Oxford’s Electrospinning completes successful fundraising through Angels in MedCity
An Oxford-based SME developing products for regenerative medicine and cell culture has become the third company to secure investment in the first year of Angels in MedCity.
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Angels in MedCity announces its first funding of £2m
Two life sciences and digital health companies have secured a total of £2m to grow their business and commercialise their innovation, thanks to a new community of angel investors focused on supporting life sciences.
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Angels in MedCity holds first pitching event
Six companies have been selected to pitch to potential investors at Angels in MedCity's first presentation event on Thursday 26 February.
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London Business Angels selected as one of 6 partners for Mayor’s new fund
Mayor launches fund to help budding London tech start-ups - London Business Angels selected as one of 6 partners