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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.


Since Mercia’s last ...

Advertising technology start-up secures funding from Mercia Fund Management

Friday, May 05, 2017

PubGuard, a mobile-first digital ad verification and malware detection tool for publishers, is set for growth following investment from Mercia Fund Management.

Founded in 2015, PubGuard has quickly established itself as a leading ...

W2 Global Data secures new co-investment

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

W2, a provider of SaaS, B2B software solutions and data services, has secured a series A investment. The investment is for growth capital to fund the expansion of its sales, marketing and technical capability in the UK and international markets.



Mercia Fund Management and the North East Technology Fund, managed by IP Group plc, co-invest in Newcastle-based SaaS start-up

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Refract, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) start-up based in Newcastle, has received funding of £0.5m from Mercia Fund Management and the Finance For Business North East Technology Fund, managed by IP Group plc. This is one of a number of investments made in the North East of England by the ...


Monday, February 06, 2017

A Birmingham-based start-up which develops game-inspired software for business use is set for growth following a £150,000 seed investment by Mercia Fund Management.

Stormburst Studios was founded by Derry Holt and James Heath, two former students from Leicester’s De ...

Coventry cyber-security spinout receives further investment

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

CyberOwl, a cyber-security spinout based on research from Coventry University, has received further investment from Mercia Fund Management and Coventry University Enterprises.

The investment totals ...

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