Synapse, the fast-growing Birmingham technology start-up that re-engineers spreadsheets to meet the stringent demands placed on financial reporting, announces today that it is in the process of completing a highly successful fundraising round in excess of £1.2 million.
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Genesis Technical Systems, the latest campaign to go live on Shadow Foundr’s investment platform, has caught the eye of investors, with many pledges made in the first week following the pitch event to launch the campaign.
Fertility Focus, the fertility technology experts behind OvuSense, a revolutionary, patented product which doubles the chances of conception each month, has achieved record sales and highest ever revenues during the first quarter of 2018. Of note is the fact that OvuSense is now …
One of the EdTech sector’s most impressive companies, Shaw Academy, continues its rapid development by delivering engaging, interactive and real time education across the globe at an affordable price to users seeking to upskill and develop their skill set.
With demand for broadband predicted to double by 2021, Genesis provides patented and cutting-edge broadband technologies with the aim of enabling telecoms operators to cost effectively deliver ultra-fast mobile and fixed broadband services over existing copper networks.
Stephen Murphy (former Virgin Group CEO), James Egan (former Hedge Fund Analyst at Citco) and Adrian Murphy (former BT Senior Manager) all work for Shaw Academy, a pioneering Ed Tech company that is making education accessible to everyone, regardless of their location, status, or wealth.
Changing the Way We Learn with Shaw Academy and Shadow Foundr.
The way we learn is changing – potentially forever.
Education no longer has to revolve around sitting in a classroom, reading from a book, or learning from a teacher.
Last year, socially-minded Biotech LIfT BioSciences caught the headlines with the news that it had made an astonishing breakthrough in its research into finding a cure for cancer. The researchers discovered that cancer cells from a well-known human cancer cell-line (HeLa cells), could be killed by …
If you’re an investor, the chances are you’ve heard of the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS). The government-run incentive encourages investors to inject funds into certain business by offering them tax relief. With the end of the financial year fast approaching, many people are beginning to consider their final tax bill and seeking ways to offset it.
Shadow Foundr celebrating as LifT BioSciences hits funding target to develop breakthrough cancer treatment. Alex Blyth, who lost his mother to pancreatic cancer, has successfully raised more than £250,000 to develop a pioneering cancer treatment that shares people’s innate immunity to cancer to help potentially cure cancer patients.
Investing in a start-up can feel like an investment in the future. This is especially true if the start-up is an InsurTech, with the combination of insurance and technology promising innovation and fancy new technologies at the same time.
Thinking of investing into early-stage businesses this year? You’re not alone. 2017 saw a record number of deals being made, and it looks as though that trend is set to continue in 2018. More and more people are …
As an investor, you will understand the difficulties sometimes, associated with contacting the start-up or early stage company you’re investing money into. For the investor, there can be …
Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the UK Fintech industry continues to go from strength to strength, according to the most recent data. London captured most of the £2.99 billion VC spend on UK tech firms, illustrating …
Hong Kong, 16 January 2018 — Chayora Limited, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company, announces today it has finalised agreements with the government of Beichen, Tianjin, to begin construction of the company’s first hyperscale data centre campus in China.
Honeycomb and Group IMD made an announcement in December that could change the future of video advertising forever and give its early Shadow Foundr investors a massive uplift in the coming years.
Twelve Days of a FinTech Christmas – 12 of The Most Jargon Laden Terms Explained
A Blog by Jason Kluver, COO Shadow Foundr
As you may have read in coverage about the Autumn Budget on 22nd November, the government has recognised the importance of EIS and the impact it is having on start-up businesses. The annual investment threshold has now been …
When you’re out and about and looking to grab a bite to eat, do you find it hard to find something that is both healthy and affordable? You’re not alone in that predicament. In 2011, four friends decided to offer the public a new lifestyle choice …
In late November and early December, LIfT BioSciences received widespread international media coverage after announcing some very exciting news. The company was featured on dozens of media channels throughout the world, including the BBC, ITV, Independent Online, news.com.au, and the Daily Express.