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.

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

Par Equity and Aviva aim to capture 1.4 million tonnes of carbon in West Aberdeenshire

20 December 2021

We are incredibly excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Aviva Investors and Scottish Woodlands Ltd which has the potential to capture a whopping 1.4 million tonnes of carbon from Glen Dye Moor in West Aberdeenshire over the life of the project. Read more

Computers and Capital: Abby Cossette's Intern Experience with Par Equity

17 December 2021

Hear from Par Equity intern, Abby Cossette, on her 6-month experience with the team in Edinburgh. Read more

Vert Technologies secured £1.9m to fund expansion

14 December 2021

We are proud to continue backing Vert Rotors , as the team secured £1.9m in funding to accelerate growth of its conical rotary compressor (CRC) technology within the refrigeration and heat pump sector Read more

Par Equity Recognised Across 3 Award Categories at the 2021 Growth Investor Awards

11 November 2021

Par Equity is delighted to have been recognised across three award categories at last week’s 2021 Growth Investor Awards Read more

Dyneval Joins the Par Equity Portfolio

11 November 2021

We are delighted to welcome Dyneval to the Par Portfolio as part of its £1.3m of seed raise alongside Kelvin Capital and Gabriel Investment Syndicate . Read more

Par Portfolio Company Sunamp Signs £50m Deal to Expand into China

10 November 2021

Congratulations to Par Portfolio Company, Sunamp, on signing a deal worth up to £50 million over the next 5 years with distribution company Thumos to grow sales of its batteries in China. Read more

Par Equity Reaches £100m Investment Milestone

1 November 2021

We are incredibly proud to have now deployed more than £100m into high-growth tech companies, demonstrating the tremendous progress made by everyone in the Par community.

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Novosound secures key contract wins with global customers

27 October 2021

Par Portfolio Company, novosound, has made significant progress over the last 18 months, having secured global customer wins in the engineering, oil and gas and aerospace sectors. Read more

Par Equity leads investment into leading aircon company Artus

24 October 2021

We’re thrilled to announce the addition of Artus to the Par portfolio. In what is our 5th Series A investment since March, we’re particularly excited about the future of air conditioning with this game changing, patented technology.
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Current Health Acquired by Best Buy

12 October 2021

We are thrilled to announce a significant exit for Par portfolio company, Current Health, who will be joining the Best Buy Health team as the two companies seek to build a world class healthcare platform, making home the centre of health.

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Par Equity named Best EIS Manager at the 2021 EISA Awards

9 October 2021

Our trade body, Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA), hosted its 2021 awards ceremony at The House of Lords, and we are thrilled to announce that Par Equity won the Best EIS Investment Manager of the Year.

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Par Equity Leads £2.4m Series A into Nova Pangea Technologies

16 September 2021

We are proud to announce our continued support in Nova Pangaea Technologies in its next stage of growth, having led a £2.4m Series A round led supported by Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, Cambridge Angels and existing private investors.
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Par Equity Expands into the North East

29 July 2021

We are pleased to announce the expansion of the Par Investor Network into the North East. Chaired by Derek Bulmer , the North East network will allow us to continue to grow our presence in the North of the UK and provide hands-on support to high growth start-ups in a region that has historically... Read more

Nova Pangaea Technologies shortlisted with BA and LanzaJet to participate in the UK government's Green Fuels, Green Skies competition

26 July 2021

Congratulations to Par Portfolio Company, Nova Pangaea Technologies and its partners British Airways and LanzaJet on having been shortlisted to participate in the UK government's Green Fuels, Green Skies competition focused on development of sustainable aviation fuels.
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Datactics Expands into New Belfast Base After Receiving £2m Investment Backed by Par Equity

1 July 2021

The Belfast-based software and services provider employs a 50-strong team and has focused focusing funds from the recent £2m investment round led by Par Equity toaccelerate its growth, through investment both in a new office in Belfast, as well as sales resources in London and New York. Read more

Kibosh Wins Backing of Global Energy Giants to Develop Unique Pipe Repair Technology for Industrial Use

16 June 2021

A Scottish plumber turned inventor and entrepreneur has secured the backing of OGTC and some of the world’s biggest energy sector companies to develop his unique pipe repair solutions for industrial applications both onshore and in the harshest offshore operating environments. Read more