Category: Funding

One week to go for Silicon Gorge 2021 applications!

There is only one week left to apply for the 2021 Autumn edition of Silicon Gorge Investor Showcase! Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to accelerate your business to its next level – apply to take part here. The Investor Showcase is open to Tech & Creative companies based in the South West of […]

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Virti raises $10m to optimise human performance for the global workforce

Digital training platform Virti has raised $10m in a Series A to further its goal of improving human performance using world-class interactive technology. The round was led by deeptech investors IQ Capital and joined by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a new, UK-based learning technology VC fund. You may like: Exciting VR and gaming studios to […]

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KETS Quantum Security raises £3.1 million to keep data safe

KETS Quantum Security has raised a £3.1 million round to bring to market hardware to protect data from a new generation of cyberattacks that will use quantum computers to break through all existing encryption protections. Progress in the field of quantum computing has been advancing exponentially over the past decade. With that progress, the threat of […]

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Immersive Labs raises $75m to accelerate data platform

Immersive Labs, the company empowering organisations to measure and improve cybersecurity skills across technical and non-technical teams, today announced it has closed $75m in Series C funding led by new investors Insight Partners alongside Menlo Ventures, Citi Ventures and existing investor Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The investment will accelerate the delivery of a progressive new Cyber Workforce Optimization platform. With […]

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Investment Update: Funding that landed in May in the South West

Each month I have the pleasure of reviewing the successful equity funding news across the West of England and wider South West. Drawing on data ably compiled by our friends at Beauhurst, it’s always interesting to see how many companies have raised equity funding and to what degree. In May, 11 companies had success with […]

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Investment Update: April money showers?

In April 2021 we didn’t see the same downpour of funding into the West of England as in earlier months. In fact, April saw just eight companies raised £4.5m in equity investment between them. Ranging from polymers to protect plants from scorching to financial services and bubble wrap, there really was a brilliantly wide range […]

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Investment Update: Springing into March

Wow, what a month – it certainly should be a time for a celebration as Spring has arrived and nearly £19m equity investment has been secured in the last few weeks in the West of England. We have seen companies from pharmaceuticals to radio technology, and much more between, announcing their new funding publicly, read […]

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Neighbourly raises £3m Series A investment to accelerate growth and impact

Neighbourly Ltd, the award-winning community investment and engagement platform has secured Series A funding from Guinness Asset Management. Neighbourly connects businesses with thousands of vetted local charities and good causes across the UK and Ireland through a technology platform that facilitates the donation of volunteer time, redistribution of surplus products and grant funding to make […]

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Guest blog: Tips on securing investment from businesses with a track record of success

If you’ve read Unfold’s post on how to approach investors, you’ll know that funding is something which you should attempt to preempt the need for wherever possible to give yourself time to set the foundations for successful bids in the future. Below they’ve given a summary of the most common ways of gaining a capital […]

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