Both Par Equity and the companies we invest in regularly appear in the press. We will let you know what they say here, as well as interesting press comment about the EIS and venture capital industry.

Gigged.AI scales team and builds on gig economy expansion with £1.6m investment

17 January 2023

We're delighted to welcome Gigged.AI to the Par portfolio as part of its £1.6m Seed round alongside Techstart Ventures LLP , Nile and a number of leading entrepreneurs.
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Nova Pangaea Technologies signs deal for base at Teesside Freeport

30 November 2022

Exciting news coming from Nova Pangaea Technologies that it has signed terms for the site of its first commercial plant, NOVAONE, with Sembcorp Industries Ltd at Wilton International in Teesside. Read more

Par Equity portfolio companies featured in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50

24 November 2022

We are thrilled to see Par portfolio companies Amiqus and Sunamp listed in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50. The #UKFast50 focuses on the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK. Read more

Siemens UK&I selects Fuuse as preferred supplier for workplace and destination car park EV infrastructure

11 November 2022

Portfolio company Fuuse has added Siemens as another channel to deliver better EV charging solutions. The business is growing rapidly as its technology helps to unlock the mass adoption of e-mobility, solving several pain points in the industry. Read more

Par Equity invests into NZ-based StretchSense as it launches European operations from Scotland

5 November 2022

TechCrunch has picked up our latest investment into NZ-based StretchSense as the company launches its European operations from Scotland.

Par Equity led the $7.6m Series A round alongside GD1 (Global From Day One) and Scottish Enterprise . Read more

SICCAR announces partnership to deliver unique emissions reporting solution

27 October 2022

SICCAR has announced their strategic partnership with Vysus Group to deliver a complete emissions reporting solution for oil & gas operators and developers in the renewables sector. Read more

Global Surface Intelligence secures seven-figure investment

26 October 2022

Congratulations to Par portfolio company Global Surface Intelligence on securing a seven-figure investment from ALTER TECHNOLOGY TÜV NORD to drive scale through business development, sales and marketing in the US market. Read more

Nova Pangaea Technologies raises £5.25m to accelerate growth

19 October 2022

We are pleased to announce our further support for Nova Pangaea Technologies alongside Mercia Asset Management PLC and The Northern Powerhouse Partnership as part of the Company’s recent £5.25 million fundraise.
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Sunamp strikes new deal with Compremum

3 October 2022

Sunamp ramps up its international expansion, signing a multi-million pound deal with Poland’s COMPREMUM S.A. . Sunamp’s innovative heat pump and thermal storage technology tackles the rising cost of gas in Europe and helps enable the transition to a more secure and sustainable energy market.... Read more

Planting trees to “deliver” for the next generation

26 September 2022

Together with our operating partner Scottish Woodlands Ltd , Par Equity has been investing in commercial forestry and new planting opportunities since 2012. It’s an asset class capable of delivering attractive risk-adjusted returns whilst contributing meaningfully towards our net zero targets... Read more

Cumulus Neuroscience Appoints Digital Health and Pharmaceutical Executive Aman Bhatti, MD as CEO

21 September 2022

Par-backed Cumulus Neuroscience has appointed Digital Health and Pharmaceutical Executive Aman H. Bhatti, MD as CEO to lead the Company into its next stage of growth as it develops its AI-based digital biomarker platform to accelerate patient care and drug development in neuroscience Read more

RAB Microfluidics joins Par Equity portfolio on the back of a £2.2m raise

2 September 2022

Par Equity is delighted to welcome RAB-Microfluidics to the Par portfolio as part of its £2.2m funding round with support from existing investors Eos , Newable Ventures and Scottish Enterprise . Read more

Par portfolio company, Verlume, bolsters management team for scale

30 August 2022

Par portfolio company, Verlume , has strengthened its leadership team to support growth at scale, appointing Andy Martin as Chief Commercial Officer and making two internal promotions to Chief Technology Officer ( Paul Slorach ) and Chief Operating Officer ( Jonny Moroney ). Read more

Integrated Graphene raises follow-on round led by Par Equity and Archangels

14 July 2022

We’re thrilled to partner up with Archangel Investors Limited to lead a further investment round into our existing portfolio company, Integrated Graphene , alongside investment from Techstart Ventures LLP and ESM INVESTMENTS LIMITED , which will enable them to invest £8m in scaling up over the... Read more

Par Equity sees investment hit accelerator with busy Q1

24 June 2022

We are proud to have kicked off the financial year with a record 12 investments into tech companies in the north of the UK over the first quarter of 2022, building on the milestones reached by Par in 2021. Read more

Par Equity welcomes speech-processing fintech Aveni to the portfolio

21 June 2022

We are delighted to welcome Aveni to the Par Portfolio as part of its £2.75m fundraise alongside TriCapital, LLC , Old College Capital and Scottish Enterprise . Read more

Par Equity welcomes Aveni to the portfolio

21 June 2022

We are delighted to welcome Aveni to the Par Portfolio as part of its £2.75m fundraise alongside TriCapital, LLC , Old College Capital and Scottish Enterprise . Read more

Par Equity wins Best EIS Investment Manager second year running at the 2022 EISA Awards

13 June 2022

What a night! We’re honoured to have been recognised as Best EIS Manager for the second year in a row at the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) 2022 awards at the House of Lords in London. In addition, we are delighted to have won the “Impact Award” for one of our most successful... Read more

Fuse acquires energy management platform

13 May 2022

Congratulations to MIRALIS DATA on the acquisition of energy monitoring and management consultancy, Envisij Ltd in a partnership that will enable delivery of enterprise level smart charging. Read more

Alan Duncan appointed new Vert CEO

10 May 2022

Vert welcomes the appointment of new CEO Alan Duncan, taking over from Dr Phil Harris.

Mr Duncan brings extensive SME and PLC experience gained from over 30 years involvement in the energy industry, principally in Engineering, Manufacturing & Service businesses. With the Vert team,... Read more