Energy & Renewables

18 October 2016

Ilika – Parkwalk investment

By |October 18th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has participated in a £6.3m funding round in Ilika, an AIM listed company which specialises in materials innovation. The company has developed unique solid state battery technology which may have applications across the Internet of Things (IoT).

Ilika spun out of the University of […]

Ceres Power – Parkwalk investment

By |October 17th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has participated in a £20m funding round in Ceres Power, the specialist provider of low cost, next generation fuel cell technology.

With technology originating from Imperial College, Ceres Power is a world leader in low cost, next generation fuel cells for use in distributed […]

13 May 2016

YASA Motors – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |May 13th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and the UK Tech Fund VII have led a funding round in YASA Motors, a spin-out from the University of Oxford. The company aims to commercialise its patented technology in electric motors and generators across a range of product areas.

YASA Motors (YASA) was incorporated in 2009 to […]

14 August 2015

First Light Fusion – £22.7m fundraise

By |August 14th, 2015|

Parkwalk portfolio company First Light Fusion has completed a fundraising of up to £22.7 million.
First Light, a spin-out from the University of Oxford, has discovered new implosion processes that can achieve the high temperatures and compression necessary for fusion reactions and other valuable applications. The Company’s approach has the potential to dramatically shorten the […]

12 November 2014

Oxyntix – rebranding as First Light Fusion

By |November 12th, 2014|

First Light Fusion was spun out from the University of Oxford in July 2011, with seed capital from the IP Group plc, Parkwalk and a number of Angel investors.
Until May 2014, the company was named Oxyntix Ltd.
The company was founded by Professor Yiannis Ventikos, who is currently the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department […]