The traditional corporate finance model has been turned on its head with the announcement today that entrepreneur James Caan and corporate financier Paul Herman have launched bluebox, an advisory service that will redefine how businesses prepare for sale.
From real time dating services and educational teaching tools, to a foodie social network and new software that turns pictures into passwords have been selected by Telefonica, the parent company of O2, to join the London hub of its global tech start-up accelerator programme, Wayra.
In the wake of the latest Report launched this week “Make Business Your Business” and the new Start-up loans initiative, led by Lord Young, the Government’s Enterprise Tsar, the British Business Angels Association is launching its new Be An Angel portal and campaign aimed at encouraging more individuals to put their spare finance and business experience to work behind Britain’s entrepreneurs.
Medical materials company CamStent has successfully completed a second funding round with Yorkshire Association of Business Angels (YABA) members playing a crucial role in its success.
Cloud-based content collaboration firm Huddle announced today that it has raised $24 million (£15.3m) in its Series C round of funding.
The Angel CoFund has announced the completion of its first five investments, with a total of £7.2 million committed to SMEs.
The British Business Angels Association is looking to Connect the Finance Community at it’s 2012 National Investment Summit & Awards Dinner on 2nd July.
99designs, the largest online marketplace for crowdsourced graphic design services, is challenging its own community of more than 150,000 graphic designers to revamp its homepage. The99designs Homepage Redesign Contest kicks off today and will accept entries through May 14.
Business VoIP telephony and Internet provider Gradwell has today announced plans to make it self four times larger in four years – supported by a £1.15 million investment from regional equity fund Altitude Partners LLP.