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A/O PropTech is the first VC to join World Economic Forum Global Innovators Community

The WEF Global Innovators Community brings together the world’s most prominent corporates and scale-ups at the cutting edge of technological innovation. Membership of the WEF Global Innovators Community will allow A/O PropTech – and the companies it backs – to support policy makers, academics and business leaders in addressing major global challenges around urbanisation, affordable […]

Poncho launches in UK to address growing childcare crisis

Founded by serial entrepreneur Ben Prouty, alongside co-founders David Adams and Vijay Raghavan, Poncho is an app that empowers businesses to better support their employees by making wraparound childcare more affordable and accessible. The digital and in-person activities are available for children aged six months to 18 years and span three categories – Learning, Active, […]

New fund comes out of stealth to radicalise SME buy-outs through employee ownership

Valloop’s model set to drive investor returns and societal change by unlocking wealth for business owners, employees and their communities in £24 trillion SME asset class   London, 7 December 2020 – Valloop, founded to empower employees and management to buy the companies they work for, has emerged from stealth ready to back small business […]

Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards WINNER – ROMANA SHAH

Some self-promotional PR! I am very grateful and honoured to be announced the winner for the YAYA awards – Media category – organised by the QED Foundation and sponsored by LOCALiQ. The awards celebrate individuals from diverse backgrounds, shining a spotlight on the adversities and challenges they have overcome. Seeing my picture in the paper […]

SkyCell transforms vaccine supply chain with launch of ultra-cold smart container

SkyCell’s solution maintains a steady temperature of minus 60° Celsius to minus 80° Celsius for more than 120 hours without recharging, enabling up to 1.75 million doses to be transported in a single aircraft – enough to vaccinate between 875,000 and 8.75 million people depending on the vaccine and concentration, and up to 10 times […]

FieldHouse Associates partners with UKBAA’s Future Forward event

This year, UKBAA is bringing you 3 days of curated events highlighting some of the year’s most important trends and opportunities for the future. This year’s event will focus on three key topics: Future of Finance: How to address the equity gap across the UK as we look to economic recovery. Investing in Diversity: A […]

SVC2UK: UK Together: Leveraging Networks and Partnerships in a Changing Landscape

Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK) addressed the importance of networks on the first day of their week long event and spoke to three founders who’ve all found great benefits in being well networked. Julie Grieve, founder and CEO of Criton, Khiloni Westphely, COO at Infogrid and Ranzie Anthony Founding Partner and Chief Creative […]

Cambridge Spark signs up more than 100 data science and machine learning apprenticeships

Cambridge Spark, the leading provider of data science and AI apprenticeships, has inducted more than 100 professionals in its latest cohort to undertake apprenticeships in data science, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The apprentices will be in the Level 4 (Data Analyst) and Level 7 (Data Science and Machine Learning Engineer) programmes. The […]

Psyomics secures £1.5m funding to transform mental health diagnosis in the UK

Built on robust clinical foundations, Censeo mirrors the rich process of a face-to-face psychiatric assessment, guiding a user through a series of adaptive questions. Smart algorithms perform a detailed and bespoke analysis, creating a ‘map’ of an individual’s mental health, providing diagnosis where appropriate and enabling a clear treatment pathway. Censeo supports GPs and clinicians […]

£7m injection into fast growth ‘fintech behind the fintechs’: Third Financial

Private equity firm Grafton Capital has invested £7 million into Third Financial, the fast growing, innovative investment platform and software provider. Grafton Capital’s investment takes it to majority ownership of the business, with £1.5m of fresh capital being injected onto the balance sheet. The deal follows previous investment rounds in 2015 (£2.5m), 2016 (£1.5m) and […]

The pandemic has highlighted founders with superb ideas and wheedled out journeyman entrepreneurs

FieldHouse Associates associate director Iain Alexander spoke to Chris about earlier this month about the impact of the pandemic on the startup and VC ecosystem, and on Chris and NOTWICS itself. Through your consultancy and pitch events you very much have your finger on the pulse of the early-stage startup and investment community. What’s your […]

From the storm clouds of COVID, we’re all re-establishing what growth looks like

As we come out from the storm clouds of COVID, we are re-establishing what growth now looks like for Trapeze HR. The desire, levels of passion, and how we operate haven’t changed, it’s simply that the shape of this growth looks a bit different to what we’d envisaged at the start of this year. With […]