Software & Data

6 February 2018

Cytora – Parkwalk closes follow-on Investment

By |February 6th, 2018|

The University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V and the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund  have closed an investment into Cytora, an artificial intelligence risk analytics spin-out from the University of Cambridge.

Cytora  raised $5.9 million in new financing from investors including divisions of QBE’s venture capital arm and Starr Cos.

QBE Ventures, Starr Global Holding, Cambridge Innovation Capital, Cambridge […]

16 January 2018

Ditto AI – Parkwalk closes investment

By |January 16th, 2018|

Ditto AI Ltd, the UK-based Artificial Intelligence company, is pleased to announce that it has raised £4m in equity funding. The round was completed by a consortium of private and institutional investors including IP Group plc.

Ditto has patented a scalable technology for creating software advisor bots which replicate the expertise and accountability of real […]

GeoSpock – Parkwalk closes investment

By |January 10th, 2018|

We are pleased to announce that Parkwalk has participated in a follow-on funding round in GeoSpock.

GeoSpock, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge, provides a real-time scaleable database for rapidly changing complex data.

GeoSpock has recently begun marketing an extreme-scale, geo-location database product that provides real-time capture, storage, access and analysis for the rapidly increasing amount of […]

8 December 2017

Parkwalk closes Mirriad investment

By |December 8th, 2017|

We are pleased to announce that Parkwalk has participated in the successful Mirriad IPO. The company raised £26.2m on its admission to AIM.
Mirriad is 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 […]

Portfolio company Mirriad announces £26.2m fundraising and proposed admission to AIM

By |December 8th, 2017|

Parkwalk is pleased to note that portfolio company Mirriad Advertising plc (“Mirriad”), the global video technology company and developer of native in-video advertising, has successfully priced its Initial Public Offering and has applied for the admission of its entire issued and to be issued share capital to AIM.

Mirriad has announced the raising of £26.2 […]

21 November 2017

Perpetuum – Parkwalk closes follow on investment

By |November 21st, 2017|

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

Perpetuum is a world-leader in vibration harvester-powered wireless sensing systems used to provide information to improve the efficiency, safety and quality of railway operations.

Perpetuum’s technology provides self-powered wireless conditioning monitoring solutions for rail applications and perpetual power for […]

Spectral Edge – Parkwalk closes investment

By |November 18th, 2017|

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 […]

Parkwalk closes Quantum Motion Technologies investment

By |November 15th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has made an investment in Quantum Motion Technologies, a spin-out company from scientists at University of Oxford and UCL, as part of a Seed investment round of equity funding. The company aims to develop quantum computer architectures based on silicon technology, leveraging CMOS processing […]

13 October 2017

MedaPhor – Parkwalk investment

By |October 13th, 2017|

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 for medical professionals.

4 September 2017

Inkpath – University of Oxford Innovation Fund III investment

By |September 4th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Enterprise Fund III has completed its penultimate investment in Inkpath, a data-driven software platform aiming to be the “Fitbit for your career.”

Inkpath is the first comprehensive, data-driven software platform to help its users plan and track their career development in a smart format, with user […]

Mind Foundry – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |September 4th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has completed a follow-on 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 members […]

11 July 2017

Cycle.land – University of Oxford Innovation Fund III investment

By |July 11th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford Enterprise Fund III has completed an investment in Cycle.land Limited, a company helping the move toward sustainable urban transport by creating a global peer-to-peer social marketplace on which to share bicycles. Cycle.land was supported by the Oxford University Innovation Incubator.

Bicycles, like cars, are not in […]

30 May 2017

Zegami – Parkwalk closes follow on investment

By |May 30th, 2017|

We are pleased to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and the University of Oxford Innovation Fund III have made an investment in Zegami, an Oxford University Spin-out company, as part of a Series A investment round of equity funding.

The technology provides data discovery and analytics tools to manage and sort collections of images and […]

4 April 2017

Bibliotech – University of Oxford Innovation Fund III investment

By |April 4th, 2017|

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

9 March 2017

Perpetuum article in The Times on remote condition monitoring

By |March 9th, 2017|

Read The Times article on Perpetuum featured in its recent Transportation supplement with interviews with CEO, Steve Turley, and Commercial Director, Justin Southcombe.

The Times: The Industrial Internet of Things

Boxarr catches Bloomberg’s eye

By |March 3rd, 2017|

“BOXARR is exactly the kind of brainy exporter that U.K. politicians of all stripes say they want to encourage.”

 Image courtesy of Bloomberg,com
BOXARR is one of four companies that Bloomberg will follow throughout the two-year BREXIT process, during which the U.K. will depart the EU and define a new relationship with its most important trading partners.
 Read […]

28 February 2017

Arkivum and UKCloud announce partnership for public sector archiving

By |February 28th, 2017|

28 Feb 2017

Arkivum, a provider of long term digital safeguarding and preservation solutions and UKCloud, a Cloud Service Provider focused exclusively on the UK Public Sector, today announced a partnership to leverage the growing requirements for long term data management strategies within the UK public sector. Arkivum has been appointed as a Preferred Partner […]

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 […]

3 January 2017

Salunda – IGas trial proves the measure of success for hand-held drilling fluid sensor

By |January 3rd, 2017|

AN initial field trial of an advanced hand-held analyser has revealed its potential for the rapid and effective testing and measurement of oil and gas drilling fluids.

Independent oil and gas exploration and production company IGas Energy plc develops onshore oil and gas fields and produces more than 2,500 barrels of oil equivalent per day […]