Software & Data

Inkpath

The University of Oxford Enterprise Fund III has completed an investment in Inkpath Limited. Established by Dr John Miles, whose role at Oxford involves developing and leading the programme of professional and personal development for DPhils and Early Career researchers across the Humanities,  Inkpath that has developed an intuitive, scalable ‘skill tracker’ for measuring performance. […]

Cycle.land

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 use far more often than […]

Bibliotech

Bibliotech’s proposition was driven by the realisation that the supply of textbooks is space and cost constrained within academic institutions and students who can generally only afford a selection of those resort to borrowing or downloading titles. An online solution which could provide access to a wider range of textbooks would not only address […]

Congenica

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We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and the Parkwalk Technology Fund VII have invested in Congenica Limited, which spun out of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Department of Health. Congenica has developed software that enables the accurate, rapid and scalable clinical interpretation of genetic and clinical data.

Congenica’s technology is […]

Covatic

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

The University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV has invested in Focal Point Positioning Limited, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge.
Focal Point has developed software which offers highly accurate positioning of smartphones both indoors and outdoors in urban areas.
The company was founded in June 2015 with Dr Ramsey Faragher as CEO and CTO. The team […]

Proxisense

Proxisense has developed extreme environment proximity sensors and fluid contamination systems utilising eddy current sensors. The former are finding uses in producing systems which monitor the health of turbine blades in real-time, which can extend component lifetimes and reduce maintenance and downtime costs. Proxisense is targeting the power and aerospace industries for these use […]

Healthera

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 round of institutional funding allows Healthera to complete its product development on the next generation […]

PervasID

PervasID  is developing a high reliability, wide area passive RFID system with the potential to provide location capability based on the EPC Class1 Gen2 standard.

Spun out from research activity in the Engineering Department at the University of Cambridge, the technology is now successfully deployed in several field trials.

8Power

8Power is a University of Cambridge start-up developing novel technology for sensing and measurement in industrial applications.

The University of Cambridge is a world leader in the science and technology of sensing, and is pioneering the research of new sensor technologies applied to condition monitoring of built infrastructure and machinery through the Cambridge Centre for Smart […]

Inflowmatix

The Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has participated in a funding round for 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 optimisation.

Cambridge Touch Technologies

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Cambridge Touch Technologies (CTT) is a University of Cambridge start-up developing next-gen 3D touch technology.

CTT’s next generation 3D touch technology enables mobile devices to sense both the location and force of multi-touch inputs. CTT’s technology improves on the first generation of 3D technologies recently introduced to mass markets, which allow users to press a […]

Spectral Edge

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Spectral Edge has emerged from the highly-regarded Colour Group at the University of East Anglia, a world leader in colour research. The Group is active in a range of different research areas such as Computational Colour Constancy, Physics based vision, Image Reproduction, Colour Graphics, Image Indexing, Colour scanning, Colour Science, and Computer Vision.

The company’s […]

Mind Foundry

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Spun-out of the University of Oxford Machine Learning Group, Mind Foundry has developed advanced machine learning algorithms to help organisations solve problems by unlocking insights hidden deep within their big data.
The day-to-day operation of successful organisations and businesses is increasingly reliant on the analysis of data. Driving these advances is a deluge of data, which is outstripping the […]

Zegami

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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 the ability to display tens of thousands of images, documents, video, 3D objects and dashboards in a single […]

Navetas

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Parkwalk invested in Navetas in November 2015. In August 2017 the company was acquired. Transaction details are confidential but if an earn-out is achieved Parkwalk investors will receive c. 85% of their investment cost back over a four year holding period.

Navetas are developing household energy monitoring solutions. The company offers a core product, the Loop Energy Saver, […]

Boxarr

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Boxarr is a Southampton University spin-out that provides 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 in its ability to represent, elicit, reuse and exploit complex networks of inter-dependency. Boxarr has a prestigious […]

GeoSpock

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GeoSpock, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge, provides a real-time scaleable database for rapidly changing complex data.  The company’s ambition is to become the Google Search of Big Data.

GeoSpock’s technology platform sits at the base of an infinite number of Industry verticals which require real-time analysis of Big Data and all that confers in […]

Cytora

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Founded in early 2013, Cytora has built an event detection technology that can detect factual, real world events in unstructured text. The technology can be scaled to cover all major event categories and be monetised across the Financial Services, Defence and Supply Chain markets.

Extracting real world events from unstructured text also provides data for […]

Bounts

Bounts, a University of Oxford Innovation Startup Incubator spin-out, have developed a mobile health and exercise wearable app that uses industry standard secure protocols to allow members to collect all their exercise data in one place. Members can choose to connect their preferred exercise apps like Fitbit, Garmin or Strava to their Bounts account to […]