Tag Archives: Venture capital

Focus MRS secures seed round for mission to make mixed-reality virtual learning accessible to all

The 360-degree streaming platform supports remote teaching of hands-on subjects, without the need for expensive headsets, with notable projects involving Everton FC, AstraZeneca and Nestle Focus MRS, a mixed-reality virtual learning platform, has secured a £150,000 seed investment from Jenson Funding Partners, the startup investment firm. The technology is designed to enhance the teaching of […]

Augmenting the human body, Adapttech gets £2.25 to roll out smart prosthetic limb technology

Birmingham and Porto-based biomedical startup Adapttech has raised £2.25 million from investors, including Mercia Asset Management, ACF Investors, Wren Capital and Wealth Club. The company has also rolled out a new range of products that will make it faster and easier to fit lower-limb prostheses and improve patient outcomes.   The extra cash will be […]

Parent tech startup Onoco raises £150,000 to prevent childcare frustrations and fragmented support

Margaret Zablocka founded Onoco in 2020, realising offerings to support parents through children’s early years were causing confusion and unfit for modern-day family setups Onoco, the parenting app designed to help organise families through planning, documenting infant care and tracking their development, has raised £150,000 from Jenson Funding Partners as part of an ongoing pre-seed […]

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 […]

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 […]

What can VCs do to ensure investments are more inclusive and diverse?

Last week I visited WeWork on Devonshire Square for an afternoon and evening of celebrating London’s entrepreneurial diversity. It was organised by London startup body Capital Enterprise through its OneTech programme, which launched in September 2018 to provide oft-overlooked female and black and minority ethnic (BAME) entrepreneurs more opportunities. The event itself marked the first anniversary of OneTech. With […]