We're excited to welcome Cyan to the Par Portfolio in a £5m Series A funding round that will accelerate Cyan’s ambitious global growth plans as the Company works to help law enforcement, social media and cloud companies find and block harmful content from paedophiles and terrorists.
In a survey held by Par Equity, working with GBI Magazine and IFA Magazine, we asked financial advisers about their thoughts on extending Carry Back from 1 to 2 years, and the impact that change would have on the EIS industry and investment into early stage companies in the UK.
MacDonald brings 30 years' experience spanning multiple sectors within the energy transition and industrial markets. Bob's track record in growing businesses on an international scale makes a great addition to EC-OG at an exciting time in the Company's development. Read more
Par Equity recently met with IFA Magazine to discuss the evolution of the EIS market, and how EIS can establish itself as an important tax planning tool that not only provides attractive returns to investors but also stimulates the wider UK economy in the long term as well. Read more
Par Equity Portfolio Company, Money Dashboard, has won a £125,000 grant as part of the Nesta Rapid Recovery Challenge. The investment will allow the Company to quickly scale its Spending Plan tool, which helps those facing financial uncertainty in the wake of the pandemic to more effectively... Read more
Par Partner, Andrew Noble, recently spoke with IFA Magazine on the back of Par Equity’s recent exit from Symphonic Software that delivered a blended 8.3x return to EIS Fund Investors acrooss two investment rounds. The article highlights Par’s unique investment thesis that fuses the financial... Read more
In a challenging year, and with a record-breaking number of award entries, Par Equity has secured a spot as one of the finalists in the Growth Investor of the Year category of the 2020 Growth Investor Awards, hosted by Intelligent Partnership. Now in their sixth year, the Growth Investor Awards... Read more
Par Equity welcomes Stirling based, Integrated Graphene Ltd to the Par Equity Portfolio. The £1.3m investment round was supported by Archangel Investors, Par Equity, Techstart Ventures and ESM Investments. The funding will allow the company to kickstart production of its breakthrough, cost-... Read more
Par Equity is incredibly pleased to announce the appointment of Hugh Little to bolster Par’s investment activities in the North East of Scotland. Hugh brings unrivalled experience to Par Equity and our portfolio companies, and there is no better person to build out our network of enthusiastic... Read more
In 2014, Par Equity invested in Symphonic Trust, a spin-out from Edinburgh Napier University. Fast forward nearly 7 years, and Symphonic is a leader in dynamic authorisations for identify security and now, as of yesterday, part of the Ping Identity group. Another excellent exit for Par Equity,... Read more
Par Equity is delighted to have been selected for the "highly commended" runner up award for 'Best EIS Investment Manager 2020' at last week's Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) annual awards. Read more
Par Portfolio Company, UniKLasers , has secured an £800,000 project funded by Innovate UK. The firm will use the money to spearhead the commercial development of applications based around Quantum Technology. Read more