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LBA fuels growth of UK economy with over 80 investments made since 2009

1 July 2014

Of the 4000+ funding inquiries received by London Business Angels (LBA) since 2009, 200 technology companies have presented at LBA investor events and84 companies have received funding  from LBA members (in aggregate excess of £10m).

Angels in the City/London Business Angels cornerstone Breakbad’s £150k seed round

19 June 2014

London based mobile health business, Breakbad, has closed a £150k SEIS eligible seed round which was cornerstoned by a £125k investment by a syndicate of Angels in the City and London Business Angels investors.

London Business Angels Charity Wine Tasting Night raises over £4k for chosen charity, Shelter from the Storm

6 June 2014

London Business Angels is delighted to announce that it raised over £4k for the charity, Shelter from the Storm, http://www.sfts.org.uk/ following its charity wine tasting event this week at the offices of patent and trade mark attorneys  Mathys and Squire in their new offices in The Shard.

London Business Angels cornerstones Night Zookeeper’s £260k angel round

3 June 2014

London based,  early stage children’s Edtech specialist, Night Zookeeper (www.nightzookeeper.com), has closed a £260k angel funding round which was cornerstoned by a £172k investment from a syndicate of 12 London Business Angels investors.

Definigen closes $3.83M Series A funding

3 June 2014

DefiniGEN, a Cambridge, United Kingdom-based provider of stem cell life science products and services, closed a $3.83m Series A funding round.The round was led by Cambridge Enterprise and 24 Haymarket, with participation from existing

13x return for London Business Angels and its Associates from partial exit in Brandwatch

27 May 2014

Brighton based social media monitoring specialist, Brandwatch, has raised $22m in new funding. The Series B round was led by new investors Highland Capital Partners with participation from existing investors including Nauta Capital and Gorkana Group. This round brings the total raised to date by Brandwatch to just under $30m.

TV Presenter Davina McCall Turns to Investing and Backs Hopster alongside London Business Angels and Angels in the City investors as well as the Angel Cofund

12 May 2014

Television presenter Davina McCall has joined the Angel CoFund and other LBA and Angels int eh City investors in backing technology start-up Hopster.

Videregen secures £1.25m of early stage funding for its circa £2m round to boost its stem cell regeneration platform

7 May 2014

Liverpool based, stem cell organ regeneration specialist, Videregen, has closed an initial £1.25m funding round with participation from founders, a syndicate of London Business Angel investors (including the LBA SEIS Roundtable Syndicate Fund 2012) and other investors including the Northwest Fund for Biomedical managed by Spark Impact.

London Business Angels syndicate anchors Travel AI's angel round.

11 April 2014

London based, transportation software specialist, Travel AI, has closed a significant  potentially SEIS/EIS eligible investment from a sector specific lead LBA member investor and the LBA SEIS Roundtable Syndicate Fund 2012 as well as other investors.