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.

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

Paul Atkinson discusses ‘why Forestry’ in interview with the Wealth Club

28 April 2022

In October 2021, we launched our third commercial forestry investment vehicle for retail investors and, once again, we’ve partnered with Scottish Woodlands Ltd , experts in forestry, estate and land-related services. Par Equity Partner, Paul Atkinson discusses ‘why Forestry’ in his latest... Read more

Axol Bioscience Raises £3.2m GBP

4 April 2022

Congratulations to Par Equity portfolio company Axol Bioscience Ltd. on recently completing a £3.2m fundraise to drive commercialisation of additional human induced pluripotent stemcell (iPSC) products and service solutions for cardiac, neuroscience and immune cell modelling for the drug... Read more

Par Equity supports release of the ESG_VC report

31 March 2022

We are delighted to support the release of the ESG_VC report, which focuses on aiding early-stage companies and investors in understanding, measuring and improving their ESG performance.
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Machines With Vision secures £2.6m investment led by Par Equity

23 March 2022

We're delighted to welcome Machines With Vision to the Par portfolio as part of its £2.6m Seed round alongside Old College Capital and Gareth Williams. Read more

Electric vehicle charge point management platform Fuuse set for accelerated growth following £1.7m investment

9 March 2022

Lancaster-based Miralis Data has secured £1.7m in Seed funding, in a round led by Par Equity alongside other angel investors, such as SAAS entrepreneur Kevin Beales, to accelerate the growth of its electric vehicle charging platform Fuuse. Read more

Par Equity Continues Support for Speech Graphics as part of the Company’s recent $7m Series A fundraise

1 March 2022

We are delighted to announce our continued support for Par Portfolio Company Speech Graphics alongside our friends at Archangel Investors Limited and Scottish Enterprise as part of the Company’s recent $7m Series A fundraise, led by US-based Sands Capital . Read more

Par Equity leads £2.5m round into existing portfolio company Verlume

2 February 2022

We are pleased to announce our further investment into our portfolio company Verlume (formerly EC-OG) as part of their recent £2.5 million round. It’s great to continue to support Richard Knox and his team in Aberdeen. Read more

Par Equity welcomes SamsonVT to the Portfolio

27 January 2022

We are delighted to announce the addition of SamsonVT to the Par portfolio, having led their $5.1m seed round alongside US-based Blumberg Capital . Read more

DirectID Raises $3m to Support Global Expansion

26 January 2022

Congratulations to the team at DirectID on the announcement of their $3m funding round led by Hong-Kong based QBN Capital to support the international growth on the back of a landmark year for the Company, which saw strong growth in 2021. Read more

Par Equity doubles investment in milestone year

17 January 2022

We’ve been reflecting on a transformational year at Par Equity, which is a testament to the incredible work from the team, the fantastic strides being made by the portfolio and the huge support we receive from our growing investor base. Read more

Novosound secured seven-figure dental ultrasound deal

21 December 2021

Congratulations to novosound on securing a seven-figure R&D licensing deal with Israeli company dSound to deliver 3D ultrasound technology to the dental market, bringing the Company into the global digital health and medical imaging space. Read more

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