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UK Tech Investment News Weekly (34th Edition) - Full Edition

A total of £450.04 million was raised by 24 technology (including 6 FinTechs and 5 SaaS) companies ov
UK Tech Investment News (Weekly)
UK Tech Investment News Weekly (34th Edition) - Full Edition
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A total of £450.04 million was raised by 24 technology (including 6 FinTechs and 5 SaaS) companies over the last 7 days bringing the total for 2019 to £926.36 million:

  1. London based FinTech company Anna, which offers business current account for startups and small businesses raised £8.5 million Series A investment from Kinetik.
  2. Cambridge based Semiconductor company Pragmatic Printing, which provides electronics for mass market applications raised £13.17 million Series B investment from Avery Dennison and Cambridge Innovation Capital.
  3. Wexford based RetailTech company Scurri, which connects and optimises your online ordering, shipping and delivery raised £1.14 million Series A Follow On from ACT Venture Capital, Episode 1 and Pa Nolan.
  4. London based MarTech company DataSine, which changes how financial institutions interact with customers using transactional and biographical data to build customer personality profiles raised £4 million Series A investment from Pentech Ventures, Twin Ventures, Cathay Innovation and Propel Venture Partners.
  5. Cambridge based LegalTech company Luminance, which allows legal professionals to dig deeper into their data, providing unprecedented insight and clarity across legal contracts raised £7.7 million Series B investment from Invoke Capital, Talis Capital and Slaughter and May.
  6. London based RecruTech company Catapult, which offers on-demand staffing platform built for retail and hospitality raised £4.3 million Series B investment from Novator Partners and Elkstone Capital.
  7. London based SaaS company Vortexa, which provides cargo-tracking and analytics delivering market intelligence on global crude oil and refined products trade in real-time raised £3.85 million Series A investment from Notion Capital and Mosaic Ventures.
  8. Edinburgh based SaaS company Pitchbooking, which provides greater access to sports facilities for the public raised £250k Seed investment from Clarendon Fund Managers, techstart NI and Aurient Investments.
  9. Liverpool based SaaS company IQBlade, which provides B2B Intelligence Platform helping you to thrive in today’s ultra-competitive markets raised £100k Pre-Seed investment from Maven Equity Finance.
  10. London based MarketPlace company Student.com, which offers a global marketplace for student housing raised £7.73 million Series C investment from CITIC Capital.
  11. London based TravelTech company Festicket, which offers community website for music festivals raised £3.5 million Series D Follow On investment from Lepe Partners, U-Start, Beringea, Channel 4, Edge Investments, InMotion ventures and Eelko Van Kooten.
  12. Belfast based SaaS company Cloudsmith, which leverages cloud-based systems to build and provide modern cloud native services raised undisclosed Pre-Seed investment from Techstart Ventures.
  13. London based FinTech company Loyalty Angels (t/a Bink), which enables customers to collect loyalty points and get discounts raised £10 million Series C investment from Barclays.
  14. London based MarTech company Ogury, which provides mobile data platform working to solve the problem of irrelevant advertising raised £16.24 million Series C investment from Ventech, CoVent Partners and ACG Management.
  15. London based FinTech company OakNorth Holdings, which provides banking facilities exclusively through digital platforms raised a whopping £340.36 million Series C investment from The SoftBank Vision Fund and the Clermont Group.
  16. London based RecruTech company Distributed AI, which allows companies to deliver digital outcomes faster through the use of an AI powered global workforce raised £1.5 million Seed investment from Fuel Ventures.
  17. Daresbury based SaaS company Syrenis, which provides a consent management and stakeholder engagement solution raised undisclosed Seed investment from Bill Currie and Terry Leahy.
  18. Cambridge based HealthTech company Eagle Genomics, which offers knowledge discovery platform that revolutionise data access and management in the life sciences industry raised £2.71 million Series A investment from UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, ETF Partners and Newable Private Investing.
  19. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne based TravelTech company ProxiSmart, which offers loyalty solution for high streets car parking raised £80k Seed investment from Jenny Campbell from BBC Dragon’s Den.  
  20. London based FinTech company Aire, which offer credit assessment service that reveals the bigger picture raised £8.51 million Series B investment from Crane Venture Partners , Experian Ventures and Orange Digital Ventures.
  21. London based FinTech company Bud, which offers a banking app and website that aggregates financial services raised £15.3 million Series A investment from HSBC, Goldman Sachs, Lord Stanley Fink, INVC fund, ANZ Bank, Banco Sabadell and 9 Yards.
  22. Southampton based EnergyTech company igloo Energy, which uses data and technology to help reduce energy costs surpassed £610k Crowdfunding goal on Seedrs.
  23. London based HealthTech company Mendelian, which specialises in the diagnosis of rare diseases raised £500k grant funding from Innovate UK.
  24. London based FinTech company Smart Pension, which provides auto enrolment workplace pensions for UK businesses raised undisclosed Series C investment from JP Morgan bringing total capital raised to date to £50 million.

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