23 September 2014

By Sally Davies in London

Moses was a “proto-venture capitalist”, according to the founders of Mosaic Ventures – a new $140m start-up fund set to launch in London on Monday, in the latest sign of growing investor appetite for Europe’s emergent tech sector.

The team chose the name Mosaic partly because, like Moses meeting God after arid years spent wandering in the desert, they think Europe is now producing its most exciting companies in years.

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18 September 2014

Liverpool tech company LivingLens has clinched follow-on investment from a group of angel investors after receiving a share of £1m through a business accelerator programme earlier this year.

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17 September 2014

As the Scottish referendum debate gathers pace ahead of Thursday's vote, one of the topics not covered so far has been investment

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MMC Ventures
17 September 2014

Gousto, the recipe box delivery company, has today announced a £5m ($8.3m) Series A round, led by Unilever Ventures, with existing investor MMC.

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London Business Angels
8 September 2014

London based early stage children’s edtech specialist, Night Zookeeper (www.nightzookeeper.com), has closed a further investment of £90k, including an investment of £65k by the LBA Roundtable Syndicate Fund 2014, which takes the total amount raised by the company in recent months to over £440k.

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Smedvig Capital
4 September 2014

Mediamorph has appointed a new CEO, Rob Gardos, to lead its next stage of development.  Mediamorph is a leading global provider of cloud-based software and managed services to the digital media industry.

Rob was CEO and founder of GridApp Systems from 2002 to 2010, which was sold to BMC, and previously CTO and General Manager at Register.com. He is currently Chairman at Knoa Software.

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