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Mercia Fund Management named as a finalist at 2017 Growth Investor Awards

Monday, August 07, 2017

Mercia Fund Management has been shortlisted for Best EIS Investment Manager, Exit of the Year and Industry Game-Changer at the 2017 Growth Investor Awards, which celebrates the role of the UK’s investment provider community in championing tax-advantaged investments, spotting growth potential and ...

SleepCogni receives grant funding to continue their quest to improve sleep science

Thursday, July 27, 2017

As part of a collaborative R&D program, the UK’s Innovation agency have co-funded SleepCogni’s exciting research and development into helping resolve the global epidemic of insomnia. SleepCogni is being developed to help clinicians and healthcare professionals treat the many people suffering ...

“Plastic antibody” developer strengthens board following further investment from Mercia Fund Management

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

MIP Diagnostics Ltd, a Midlands-based life sciences start-up that develops “plastic antibodies” for a variety of applications has received £300,000 of follow-on funding from Mercia Fund Management for working capital growth.

Mercia first invested in ...

3D facial recognition technology on the brink of commercial breakthrough

Monday, June 26, 2017

A 3D facial recognition system could be used commercially in the UK for the first time as part of a Government-backed project.

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has teamed up with leading British facial recognition company Customer Clever, who is backed by Mercia Fund ...

New non-executive director for SnapDragon anti-counterfeiting service

Friday, June 23, 2017

SnapDragon, an online brand protection service for SMEs that is backed by Mercia Fund Management, has appointed Heleen Kist to its board of directors.

Heleen Kist, an expert in growth and commercialisation strategies for innovative companies, joins the board as SnapDragon’s first ...

Milking it: Cow fertility tracker is scaling up with seed funding from Mercia Fund Management

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Leading  early-stage  technology  investor Mercia  Fund  Management, has  committed  £500,000  of  seed funding to Milkalyser, an innovative technology that predicts the fertility of cows.

In  response  to  the  decline  of  fertility  in  dairy  cows  worldwide, ...

Healthy investment for patient engagement software

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The developers of a communication platform that offers secure digital access to healthcare services have received £200,000 of seed funding in a deal led by Mercia Fund Management and involving the NHS-backed West Midlands Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) ...

Stormburst Studios appoints Karl Drage as Chairman

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A Birmingham-based developer of game-inspired software for businesses has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of a new Non-Executive Chairman.

Technology entrepreneur Karl Drage will support the senior management team at ...

Mercia Fund Management partners with Innovate UK on the Investment Accelerator programme

Friday, May 12, 2017

Mercia Fund Management (Mercia) is delighted to announce that it has been invited to partner with Innovate UK’s £8.5million Investment Accelerator initiative, a pilot programme which provides simultaneous grant funding and venture capital.

Investment is targeted at innovative early stage ...

Cloud-based digital logistics platform secures further funding from Mercia Fund Management

Thursday, May 11, 2017

A Midlands-based digital logistics platform that bridges the gap between publishers and resellers of video game content, plans to scale up after receiving a growth investment boost of £400,000 from early-stage technology investor, Mercia Fund Management.


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