Software & Data

6 June 2019

Ditto AI – Tata Consultancy Services AI agreement

By |June 6th, 2019|

Ditto AI and Tata Consultancy Services bring explainable AI to regulated and safety critical sectors

Ditto AI, the UK-based developer of explainable AI, has agreed a global agreement with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the IT services, consulting and business group, to provide explainable AI in regulated and safety-critical sectors.

The agreement will see Ditto AI working […]

17 April 2019

Cytora – Secures £25m Series B for its AI-powered insurance underwriting solution

By |April 17th, 2019|

Portfolio company Cytora, that has developed an AI-powered solution for commercial insurance underwriting, has raised £25 million in a Series B round. New investor EQT Ventures led the round with Parkwalk, Cambridge Innovation Capital and a number of others investors participating.
A spin-out of the University of Cambridge, Cytora  was founded in 2014 and launched its first product in […]

28 March 2019

GeoSpock – Technology Leader Pontus Noren To Join Board

By |March 28th, 2019|

GeoSpock® – the extreme-scale spatial big data integration company that provides analytics, builds insight, and enables predictions across space and time – today announced the appointment of Pontus Noren to a Non-Executive role on its Board of Directors, as well as a £2 million investment from Parkwalk Advisors.

Having recently closed a £10 million funding round, […]

8 January 2019

GeoSpock Secures £10 Million Additional Funding

By |January 8th, 2019|

GeoSpock® – the extreme-scale data integration company that provides analytics, builds insight, and enables predictions across space and time – today announced it has raised £10 million in additional funding, bringing the total raised to date to £19.25 million.

Investment was led by existing backers Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) jointly with Parkwalk Advisors and Japanese firms Global Brain […]

Cytora and QBE expand its relationship to enhance data-driven business insurance

By |January 2nd, 2019|

Following a successful pilot project, QBE has begun using Cytora’s Risk Engine technology to enhance underwriting decisions across its commercial portfolio.
The Cytora Risk Engine learns the patterns of good and bad risks over time, combining the digital footprint of every business with insurers’ internal data to generate a comprehensive risk profile and score for […]

11 December 2018

MedaPhor – Parkwalk investment

By |December 11th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has  participated in the recent financing round of Medaphor Group plc, the Cardiff University Spin-out and global provider of advanced ultrasound training simulators and ultrasound clinical support for medical professionals.

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 […]

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. […]

12 October 2018

Oxbotica – appoints Fraser Robinson to drive global strategy

By |October 12th, 2018|

Oxbotica, the autonomous software company, today announces the appointment of Fraser Robinson to its board of directors. This follows Oxbotica’s recent completion of a £14 million investment which will support the next stage of its international development.

Robinson comes with a rare and proven track record, most recently leading Uber’s investment negotiations, strategy and partnerships […]

Arkivum – Jersey Heritage contract

By |October 1st, 2018|

Jersey Heritage has chosen Arkivum Perpetua to store and preserve the huge volumes of digital records in its care. Holding the complete public record of States of Jersey, a photo archive of around 1.5 million images and digitised artefacts such as registration cards from the German occupation during World War Two, Jersey Heritage tells […]

27 September 2018

Healthera – UCEF V investment

By |September 27th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V has invested in a £3m Series A financing round into Healthera, a provider of next-generation, pharmacy-integrated personal health management solutions.

Healthera connects patients to a platform of hundreds of pharmacies and NHS GPs, allowing them to order and track prescriptions, access clinical […]

Oxbotica – Parkwalk investment

By |September 19th, 2018|

Oxbotica, the autonomous vehicle software company, today announces the completion of a £14 million investment to support the next stage of its growth strategy. Funds have been secured from three leading investors: IP Group plc, Parkwalk Advisors and AXA XL (formerly XL Catlin).

The investment will be used to further accelerate Oxbotica’s sustained growth, which […]

AudioTelligence – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V investment

By |September 18th, 2018|

We have recently made an investment in a £3.1m seed funding round in to AudioTelligence for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V.

AudioTelligence is delivering real-time audio processing technology for the enhancement of Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) systems.

Speech control is being used increasingly in consumer electronics, with smart speakers being the world’s fastest-growing consumer […]

23 July 2018

Proxisense – Parkwalk closes investment

By |July 23rd, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has invested in Proxisense, an Oxford University spinout supplying specialised proximity sensors and systems to measure contamination in critical fluid systems. These products have been developed for use is for extreme and inaccessible environments.

The proximity sensor technology utilises an eddy current sensor and enables […]

PervasID – Parkwalk and UCEV V investment

By |July 20th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V, managed by Parkwalk, have invested in PervasID, a spin-out from the Department of Engineering.

The company has developed a long-range passive Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tracking technology which substantially outperforms current passive RFID technologies. Crucially, it allows low-cost […]

Undo – Parkwalk investment

By |July 13th, 2018|

We have recently closed an investment in Undo, a Cambridge company whose products transform the way organisations handle software quality issues. Undo helps improve customers’ software quality and productivity, enabling them to fix their ‘unfixable’ bugs, and offers huge improvements in development productivity.

Undo offers a new way of diagnosing and fixing Linux C/C++ application failures […]

11 June 2018

Bibliotech – University of Oxford Innovation Fund IV investment

By |June 11th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Innovation Fund IV has invested in Bibliotech Education Limited alongside Oxford Sciences Innovation.

Bibliotech provides online textbook content for students and is building a large dataset of their study habits: a ‘Spotify’ for textbooks, providing students all the books they need, at any time on any […]

29 May 2018

Tangentix – Follow on Investment

By |May 29th, 2018|

We have recently closed a follow on investment into Tangentix for the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund.

Tangentix transforms PC gaming by offering free trial, in-game rental and purchase options.

The company’s proprietary algorithms make downloads up to 3x faster, which means that downloads can reach a wider audience, gamers can buy more games, and publishers benefit from deeper links to […]

RoadMap – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V investment

By |May 16th, 2018|

We have recently made an investment in RoadMap for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V in a Series ‘B’ financing.

RoadMap is founded on four patents licensed from the Cambridge Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE) in the area of silicon wavelength switch technology.

Network operators are facing the triple challenge of increasing capacity to […]

3 April 2018

Parkwalk closes Boxarr investment

By |April 3rd, 2018|

We are pleased to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and University of Bristol Enterprise Fund I have made an investment in Boxarr, who provide analytical and data visualisation support to solve highly complex supply chain, systems, process and project business problems.

The company has developed a unique, versatile tool and powerful methodology that is unparalleled […]