Software & Data

15 February 2017

Covatic – University of Oxford Innovation Fund III investment

By |February 15th, 2017|

Covatic is building the world’s first broadcast personalisation engine, based on world-leading IP from the University of Oxford in the field of semantic linked-data technology.  It will enable broadcasters to deliver context aware, dynamic programming tailored to the unique requirements of each audience member.

The company was founded in early 2017 by a combination of […]

Focal Point Positioning – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV investment

By |February 15th, 2017|

Focal Point was founded in June 2015 with Dr Ramsey Faragher as CEO and CTO. The team had originally worked on a range of platforms seeking to improve the navigational and positioning systems on vehicles as diverse as submarines and Martian rovers. They then decided to bring that 30 years of combined knowledge to bear […]

22 December 2016

Cytora – Parkwalk closes follow-on Investment

By |December 22nd, 2016|

We are pleased to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV and the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund  have closed an investment into Cytora, a geopolitical risk analytics spin-out from the University of Cambridge.

Cytora is a pioneer in event detection, whose risk analytics technology is deployed in some of the largest companies and governments in […]

Tangentix – Follow on Investment

By |December 17th, 2016|

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 […]

9 November 2016

Cambridge Touch Technologies – follow-on investment

By |November 9th, 2016|

We have recently made a follow-on investment in Cambridge Touch Technologies for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV, the Parkwalk UK Tech Fund VII and the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund  in a series ‘A’ financing round.

Cambridge Touch Technologies (CTT), a University of Cambridge start-up poised to make 3D touch technology a standard feature on smart […]

Parkwalk closes Mirriad follow-on investment

By |November 3rd, 2016|

We are pleased to announce that Parkwalk have closed a follow-on investment into Mirriad, the leading provider of NIVA (Native In-Video Advertising) services to brands and agencies looking to address the growing challenges presented by ad skipping and ad blindness. The Mirriad technology was originally developed at Surrey University,

Mirriad claims to have the most integrated set […]

28 October 2016

Proxisense – Parkwalk closes University of Oxford Innovation Fund III investment

By |October 28th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Innovation Fund III 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 […]

1 September 2016

Healthera – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III investment

By |September 1st, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III has invested in Healthera Ltd, a provider of next-generation, pharmacy-integrated personal health management solutions, has secured seed investment from the University of Cambridge, the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III, FT Capital and high net worth individuals. The specific amounts are undisclosed.

This […]

10 August 2016

PervasID – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV investment

By |August 10th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV, managed by Parkwalk, has 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 commodity RFID tags to be […]

Salunda – Parkwalk follow-on Investment

By |August 5th, 2016|

We have recently closed an investment in Salunda for the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund.

Salunda develops robust, contactless sensors for use in very harsh environments. The company’s sensor technology detects position and speed, and measures the composition of fluids.

Salunda has developed patented, contactless sensor technology for monitoring machinery in very harsh environments. Sensors scan components such […]

14 June 2016

Perpetuum – Eversholt adopts Perpetuum system to monitor Southeastern Class 465s

By |June 14th, 2016|

Perpetuum has been awarded the contract to supply a sensor system for Eversholt Rail to use in monitoring the condition of eight Southeastern trains.
The Perpetuum system will be used on eight London Southeastern Class 465 trains while they are in service to extend wheelset overhauls and improve reliability.
Mark Johnson, engineering director of Southeastern, said: […]

13 May 2016

Inflowmatix – Parkwalk closes investment

By |May 13th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has participated £1.2m of a £3m funding round in Inflowmatix, an Imperial College spin-out company providing high-resolution sensors and associated analytics initially to the water industry. Their technology will enable clients to actively manage their asset base through risk-based preventative maintenance and ultimately dynamic network […]

30 March 2016

Cambridge Touch Technologies – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III investment

By |March 30th, 2016|

We have recently made an investment in Cambridge Touch Technologies for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III in a seed financing round.

Cambridge Touch Technologies (CTT), a University of Cambridge start-up poised to make 3D touch technology a standard feature on smart devices, has received seed investment by Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University.
The […]

Spectral Edge – Parkwalk closes Opportunities EIS Fund investment

By |March 22nd, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has closed an investment in Spectral Edge, a spin-out from the University of East Anglia’s Colour Group.  Spectral Edge’s technology enhances images and video by using information outside the normal visible spectrum or applying transformations to that within it.

The company’s technology enhances images […]

Mirriad – Secures $15m in financing

By |March 21st, 2016|

Mirriad Advertising Ltd, a technology company reshaping the future of video advertising, today announced it has closed $15 million in financing as of January 2016, led by IP Group PLC, alongside Parkwalk Funds, with a minority investment from Unilever Ventures, the venture capital and private equity arm of Unilever.

It is estimated that over $95 […]

22 February 2016

Zegami – Parkwalk closes University of Oxford Isis Fund II investment

By |February 22nd, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Isis Fund II has completed its final investment into Zegami.

Spun-out of the University of Oxford Computational Biology Research Group in February 2016, Zegami allows users to view large collections of images and associated metadata in a single field of view and to perform intuitive data analysis.

With […]

Mind Foundry – Parkwalk closes University of Oxford Isis Fund II investment

By |February 18th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Isis Fund II has completed an investment in Mind Foundry, an Oxford Spin-out company with technology that uses advanced machine learning algorithms to help organisations solve problems by unlocking insights hidden deep within their big data.

Mind Foundry is the result of collaboration between two prominent […]

Perpetuum – Parkwalk closes follow on investment

By |February 16th, 2016|

We have recently closed a follow-on investment in Perpetuum for the Opportunities EIS Fund, alongside existing investors IP Group and ETF.

Perpetuum engineered, produced and commercialised the world’s first practical electromagnetic vibration harvesting micro-generator delivering the power required to transmit large amounts of autonomous wireless sensor data reliably from remotely monitored assets.

Perpetuum’s technology provides self-powered wireless conditioning monitoring solutions […]

25 January 2016

RoadMap – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III investment

By |January 25th, 2016|

We have recently made an investment in RoadMap for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III in a Series ‘A’ 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 […]

12 November 2015

BBC NEWS: Mirriad can turn TV shows into sophisticated ads

By |November 12th, 2015|

Advertisers are increasingly worrying about people avoiding or blocking traditional adverts, so they are becoming more sophisticated,  new technology now enables product placement to be tailored to the audience of the programme. Watch the BBC video here.