22 August 2014
 
UKBAA will be responding to the following proposal on behalf of the angel market-place and our members.
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24 July 2014

The UK's tech sector is significantly more reliant than the US on the beneficence of "angel investors" – the private individuals who invest in very early stage startups. Almost two-thirds of executives who work in the technology sector reported angel investors as a source of funding in 2013, compared to just 41% of American execs, according to the annual innovation economy report from commercial lender Silicon Valley Bank.

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16 July 2014

A new body to promote its role as a global industry leader has won £600,000 backing from the City of London Corporation and Canary Wharf Group. Innovate Finance, previously FinTech UK, will be launched this month and will start with about 50 member companies.

The news comes a less than a week after Santander announced a $100m London-based fund.

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Smedvig Capital
27 August 2014

Smedvig Capital is pleased to announce the sale of Exchange Group to Pertemps People Development Group (PPDG). Pertemps People Development Group is an active player in skills and employability training.

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Smedvig Capital
27 August 2014

Global content creators Quill have announced the launch of a new SaaS platform that will provide brands with the framework they need to commission and create on-brand digital content of a consistently high quality. Seeking to simplify the complex process of content creation at scale the platform aims to help businesses become better publishers by putting quality, efficiency and agility at the heart of their content production.

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Leopard Rock Capital Partners Ltd
18 August 2014

Led by Leopard Rock Capital, New Funding Fuels Push Technology’s U.S. Expansion to the West Coast, 30 Percent Staff Increase and Strategic Partner Integrations

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