Investor Forum – Autumn 2020

With the support of Coca Cola European Partners, Macquarie Group, Natwest Group and Serco, swiftraise provides startups with straightforward access to capital through tailored introductions to relevant investors, at the right level. Our latest Forum was the first to be held virtually, with funds from across the globe dialling in to watch 6 startups present […]

Rotageek Raises £6m

Incoming institutional investor Calculus Capital and Mobeus, which first invested in Rotageek in 2018, have together participated in a £6 million new investment round alongside angel investors. Rotageek uses cloud-based technology and automatic scheduling to help multi-site businesses manage and schedule staff to meet demand, drive efficiency and reduce costs. The tool uses machine learning […]

AMPLYFI Raises $5m

Leading UK business intelligence start-up AMPLYFI recently closed a USD 5 million growth round led by QBN Capital. The round included existing private investors and the Development Bank of Wales, and brings the total raised by AMPLYFI to USD 10 million. This latest investment will fund additional growth and expansion of AMPLYFI’s flagship platform, DataVoyant, across the Financial Services […]

Peak Raises $12m

Peak.AI, a startup developing AI solutions for enterprise customers, today announced that it has raised $12 million in extended series A funding. The fresh capital will fuel Peak’s growth, commercial expansion, and R&D, according to CEO Richard Potter, and will come as up to 25% of companies report experiencing a 50% failure rate in deploying AI models. […]

Blueprint Raises £1m

Blueprint, which lets brands sell to their customers through SMS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp messages has raised £1m seed investment. The investment was supported by Hambro Perks and Founders Factory, with the private beta version of the platform expected next month. Blueprint aims to disrupt the retail process that has been built on email or online communication and […]

Azoomee Raises £3m

A start-up developing child-safe videos and games has raised £3m in investment and now plans to expand internationally. Azoomee is run by husband-and-wife team Douglas and Estelle Lloyd, and raised the new funding from Wealth Club, an investment service for high net worth investors. Douglas Lloyd, the business’ chief executive, said that new parents are becoming increasingly aware of […]

pi-top raises $4m

Leading coding and robotics learning company, pi-top, has successfully closed a funding round that sees $4m of new investment into the company. This substantial investment was raised following the recent appointment of their new Executive Chairman Stanley Buchesky, marking a new strategy for the company along with a revised organisational structure.  pi-top’s future strategy includes:  Successfully launching the […]

Adepto Raises £2m

Adepto, a skills-based Total Talent Software as a Service (SaaS) platform has raised £2 million in funding from Conviction Investment Partners (CIP), Triple Point, and other investors. The round led by CIP brings the total amount raised by the startup to date to £4.7 million, with the capital to be used on Adepto’s global operations and the […]