Edinburgh-based venture capital firm Par Equity has led investments totalling £3.2 million in two Northern Ireland software companies, Plotbox and Datactics. The technology firms are the latest to benefit from investment led by Par Equity, which has invested more than £118 million in over 51... Read more
Par Equity, the venture capital firm, has won ‘Best EIS Investment Exit’ at the EIS Association Awards 2019. The win completed a hat-trick of awards recognising the firm’s 76x return on investment turnaround of online educator ICS Learn.
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Venture capital firm Par Equity has closed investments worth almost £5 million over a two-day spell. The Edinburgh-based firm led funding rounds worth a combined £4.85m over two days at the end of December, partnering with the Scottish Investment Bank on all of the five deals.
Edinburgh-based battery technology firm Dukosi has signed a strategic partnership with a US-based energy company. Under the agreement, Michigan-based XALT Energy will be able to use Dukosi’s technology in its energy storage products.
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Par Equity’s outstanding 75x return on investment and great support to its investee companies made the company the deserving winner in the Exit of the Year category, presented by Alex Evans, programme director at The Supper Club.
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Recruitment and investment entrepreneur, Paul Atkinson has been recognised for his services to the technology industry in Scotland by ScotlandIS, the industry body for Scottish software, telecoms, digital and IT businesses. The Outstanding Personal Achievement Award was announced last night (... Read more
Edinburgh has come in at fourth in a ranking of technology hubs in smaller cities across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The city came above the likes of Geneva and Brussels in the ‘normal’ cluster category in the report by property consultancy CBRE .
Today The ID Co. announced that it has been working with CYBG on integrating its DirectID Open Banking platform into the Bank’s B mobile banking app. B offers customers an intuitive mobile app, with a range of interactive tools designed to offer customers a single place to manage their financial... Read more
ICS Learn is pleased to announce the completion of a management buyout of the business from the current owners, Angus MacDonald and Par Equity. The management team was backed by Primary Capital Partners (“Primary”), one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity firms. The terms of the... Read more
Par Equity and entrepreneur Angus MacDonald earned a 100-times return on their initial £250k investment in ICS Learn after it was bought out by its management team, insider.co.uk can reveal. Full article can be read here https://www.insider.co.uk/news/ics-learn-angus-macdonald-parequity-12501... Read more