Episode 1 raises new £60m fund to invest in UK seed companies, with investment from ADV

Keith Teare Keith Teare

Episode 1 raises new £60m fund from British Business Bank’s Enterprise Capital Funds programme to invest in UK seed companies with additional investment from ADV and Draper Esprit. Episode 1, […]

Industry defining AI startup secures initial £1.3m to create self-learning machines

Mike Dimelow Mike Dimelow

A Manchester startup (MindTrace) which is pioneering the next generation of artificial intelligence (AI) systems has raised a £1.3m investment from Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) and the Northern Powerhouse Investment […]

Seedcamp Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with £41M Seed Fund, with Investment from ADV

Keith Teare Keith Teare

Seedcamp Fund IV at first close is over 2x bigger than the early-stage investor’s last and brings together big business, global venture capitalists and fund of funds to invest in […]

Bird.i raises $2.6m to give businesses a real-time view of the world, led by ADV

Mike Dimelow Mike Dimelow

Satellite imaging and intelligence startup Bird.i announces $2.6 million investment led by ADV Bird.i, a Glasgow-based startup which collates and disseminates the world’s best satellite, airborne and drone imagery in […]

Exploring the ecosystems of the UK & Ireland

Lee Strafford Lee Strafford

Since ADV launched at the end of 2016, we’ve travelled across the UK and Ireland to engage with the entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem supporters that are shaping the future. ADV […]

From Zero to Seed in 6 Weeks: Care Sourcer

Mike Dimelow Mike Dimelow

In this post, we look at the process of raising capital using one of our recent investments – Care Sourcer – as a case study. The first step for any […]

B-Secur raises £3.5m to scale heartbeat authentication

ADV ADV

We’re delighted to announce our latest investment, into B-Secur, a Belfast-based ECG biometric authentication business. B-Secur has developed a patented biometric technology that uses an individual’s unique heartbeat pattern, known […]

Push Doctor raises $26.1M Series B round, led by ADV

ADV ADV

We’re very excited to announce our latest investment, into Push Doctor, Europe’s largest digital health provider. Manchester-based Push Doctor has today announced that it has raised $26.1M in a Series […]

Care Sourcer: Plugging the UK care gap

Andrew Parfery Andrew Parfery

We recently announced a number of investments into some of the most exciting digital tech companies in the UK. Through our series of guest blog posts in conversation with their […]

CharlieHR: Truly great brands are built from the inside

Rob O'Donovan Rob O'Donovan

We recently announced a number of investments into some of the most exciting digital tech companies in the UK. Through our series of guest blog posts with their founders, we’re […]