Monthly Archives: November 2018

25 November 2018

Oxbotica, AXA XL and Nominet to bring autonomous cars to London roads before Christmas

By |November 25th, 2018|

Today the DRIVEN consortium, led by Oxbotica, the autonomous vehicle software provider, announces it will commence trials on London’s roads this month following successful ongoing trials in Oxford. The vehicles will be mapping the streets of Hounslow and are expected to be autonomous by Christmas 2018. During the trials, Nominet and AXA XL will […]

Tom Hopkins joins Parkwalk

By |November 20th, 2018|

Parkwalk are delighted to announce that Tom Hopkins has joined the team as Business Development Director. Tom has worked alongside Parkwalk since early 2015 as one of the co-founders of Kin Capital who provide fundraising services to the Parkwalk EIS Fund and will continue to do so.

Tom has 13 years’ experience across the front, […]

Parkwalk included in Global University Venturing 2018 Powerlist

By |November 12th, 2018|

Global University Venturing has just completed their inaugural Powerlist for 2018 based on their five-year data review of the university spin-out ecosystem earlier this year.

The data from the study showed Parkwalk as the world’s second most active investor in this sector, which can be seen here: Global investors in University spin-outs 2013 – 2017. Parkwalk […]

Duel – University of Bristol Enterprise Fund II investment

By |November 5th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Bristol Enterprise Fund II, managed by Parkwalk, has invested in Duel.

Duel is a centralised hub for managing Ambassador programs and all elements for Customer Advocacy Marketing for brands. It works by taking customers, turning them into advocates, then empowering these advocates to tell a brand’s story and rigorously track the results. […]

Echion – UCEF V investment

By |November 1st, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V has invested in a £1.5 million seed funding round (alongside an additional £600k Innovate UK grant) in to Echion Technologies, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge Engineering Department.

Echion is commercialising superfast charging lithium-ion battery cells for electric vehicles, and is seeking […]