Tradeteq: Making trade finance investable

Today Tradeteq has announced a $6.3m seed extension round, led by us with support from existing industry investors and angels   The global trade finance market is worth $12trn USD annually, which is largely funded by banks and currently isn’t an investable asset class for institutions. Tradeteq’s founding team want to change all that through … Read moreTradeteq: Making trade finance investable

Lingumi: Building a digital ecosystem of pre-school learning

Today Lingumi has announced a £1.2m seed round led by ADV. Existing backers LocalGlobe and Entrepreneur First also invested, as well as angel investors. Learning English is of vital importance to communities around the globe and there’s no better time to do it than early childhood. Lingumi’s team have created a way of teaching pre-school … Read moreLingumi: Building a digital ecosystem of pre-school learning

Chargifi: Powering the future of wireless charging

Chargifi secures £5M in funding led by ADV alongside world leading co-investors Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Firstminute Capital, to scale wireless charging infrastructure globally. These days, having power in our mobile devices is existential. This is what Dan Bladen, Co-Founder at Chargifi, realised when travelling around the world a few years ago. It led to … Read moreChargifi: Powering the future of wireless charging

The world’s largest farmer to farmer network raises $5M

Last week Wefarm announced its latest investment round, $5M in seed funding led by True Ventures to continue the rapid expansion of its network amongst rural farming communities. It also marks our first follow-on investment. Kenny Ewan (founder and CEO) and his team have built a platform which boasts some staggering metrics, empowering well over … Read moreThe world’s largest farmer to farmer network raises $5M