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UK Tech Investment News Weekly (33rd Edition) - Full Edition

A total of £58.49 million was raised by 17 technology companies (4 FinTechs, 2 EnergyTechs and 2 EdTe
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UK Tech Investment News Weekly (33rd Edition) - Full Edition
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A total of £58.49 million was raised by 17 technology companies (4 FinTechs, 2 EnergyTechs and 2 EdTechs) over the last 7 days bringing the total for 2019 to £476.31 million:

  1. Bath based SportTech company GroupMove (t/a MoveGB), which allows you to exercise how, when and where you want has exceeded it’s Series A crowdfunding target with pledges of £1.14 million.
  2. Cheltenham based Robotics company Service Robotics (t/a GenieConnect), which offers companion robot managed service for older and vulnerable adults has exceeded it’s Pre-Seed crowdfunding target with pledges of £170k.
  3. London based TransportTech company Cazana, which offers vehicle data, valuations and audience for the future of mobility has exceeded it’s Series B crowdfunding target with pledges of £1.07 million which is led by £923k from Passion Capital, David Hammond and ex-RAC managing director Robert Diamond.
  4. London based TravelTech company Zeelo, which offers personalised shared transportation has raised £4.25 million Series A investment from InMotion ventures, Dynamo Accelerator & Fund, Jaguar Land Rover, Liam Griffin, ETF Partners and Michael Liebreich.
  5. London based FinTech company CloseCross, which offers a decentralised democratised derivatives market has raised £2.3 million Seed investment from Amnis Ventures.
  6. Oxford based ManuTech company Bodle Technologies, which develops reflective display technology for applications that include wearables, IoT displays and eReaders has raised £6 million Series A investment from Parkwalk Advisors, Woodford Patient Capital Trust, Oxford Sciences Innovation, Oxford Technology and Innovations EIS Fund.
  7. London based FinTech company Copa Fin (t/a Cobalt), which is focused on re-engineering the institutional FX market from the ground up has raised undisclosed sum from IHS Markit.
  8. London based FinTech company Mimiro (previously known as-ComplyAdvantage), which offers an AML Data and Surveillance Platform has raised £22.92 million Series B investment from Index Ventures and Balderton Capital.
  9. Huddlesfield based EdTech company Sporting Age, which helps kids improve physical literacy has raised £80k Pre-Seed investment from Sporting Capital.
  10. Cambridge based MedTech company Sphere Fluidics, which is commercialising single cell analysis systems raised £1.53 million Series D investment from Greenwood Way Capital, Oxford Technology, Innovations EIS Fund and 24Haymarket.
  11. London based MarTech company Pukket, which helps brands create authentic word-of-mouth at scale by rewarding mass-consumers for sharing the love in the digital space has secured £40k by joining German accelerator APX (by Axel Springer & Porsche).
  12. London based SportTech company Sportlabs Technology (t/a ClubSpark), which provides easy access to sports and events for participants and simple to use tools for sports providers has raised £2.15 million Series A investment from Foresight Group.
  13. London based EdTech company Firefly Learning, which sets homework, track progress, share resources and engage parents has raised £5 million Series B investment from Downing Ventures, BGF and Beringea.
  14. London based FinTech company Upgrade Pack, which is transforming the way travel upgrades are attained by valued customers and employees has raised £1 million Series A investment from undisclosed investors.
  15. Aberdeen based EnergyTech company Frontrow, which provides dynamic upstream oil and gas services raised £1 million Series B investment from BGF.
  16. London based EnergyTech company Verv, which is unlocking unique energy insights with AI has raised £830k Seed Follow On from CrowdCube.
  17. London based HealthTech company Clinithink, which offers text processing capability to support data analytics, coding and decision support in healthcare applications has raised undisclosed Series B investment from TT Capital and MSD.

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