Parkwalk News

1 May 2018

Salunda – Parkwalk follow-on Investment

By |May 1st, 2018|

We are pleased to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and the University of Oxford Innovation Fund IV have participated in a second investment in Salunda Limited, originally a University of Oxford spin-out, and provider of specialist ‘smart systems’ for monitoring equipment and fluids.
The company is successfully targeting safety critical applications for oilfield drilling, […]

15 April 2018

Sorex Sensors – UCEF V investment

By |April 15th, 2018|

We have recently closed an investment in Sorex Sensors for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V.

Sorex Sensors is a spin‐out from the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Cambridge. The company has developed a dual-mode film bulk acoustic resonator (FBAR) sensor technology.

The devices, fabricated on a silicon wafer, comprise a thin film […]

Micrima – University of Bristol Enterprise Fund II investment

By |April 3rd, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Bristol Enterprise Fund II, managed by Parkwalk, has invested in Micrima.

Micrima is a Bristol based diagnostic imaging company, developing a new Breast Imaging System (MARIA) aimed at radically improving breast cancer detection and survival rates through the provision of much safer, more frequent, more comfortable and […]

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 […]

28 March 2018

Inflowmatix – Parkwalk closes investment

By |March 28th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that 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.

Oxford Endovascular – Parkwalk and UOIF IV investment

By |March 28th, 2018|

We have recently closed an investment in Oxford Endovascular for the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund and the University of Oxford Innovation Fund IV.

Oxford Endovascular have developed Oxiflow, a novel, next generation ‘flow-diverter’ that diverts blood flow away from intracranial aneurysms at risk of rupture. The device is a metallic mesh tube, laser cut from Nitinol […]

Cambridge Touch Technologies – UCEF V and Opportunities Fund investment

By |March 26th, 2018|

We have recently closed an investment in Cambridge Touch Technologies for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V and the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund.

CTT spun-out of the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Engineering (CAPE) at the University of Cambridge. The technology has been developed in collaboration with the laboratory of Professor Arokia Nathan with whom the […]

Oxford Flow – Parkwalk closes Investment

By |March 20th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has completed an investment in Oxford Flow, an Oxford University spin-out company developing and manufacturing innovative pressure control equipment.

Oxford Flow has arisen from the work of Professor Tom Povey, of the university’s Osney Thermo-Fluids Laboratory and particularly from his studies on Pressure Regulator […]

MediaGamma – Parkwalk closes Investment

By |March 15th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that Parkwalk and the UCL Technology Fund have co-led a £2m funding of MediaGamma, a UCL Business spin-out developing  predictive analytics software.

The company has developed a world leading enterprise-grade reinforcement machine learning (self-learning) platform, delivering decisions in under five milliseconds. It has proven its technology in programmatic advertising, building and training […]

Brainomix – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |March 7th, 2018|

We have recently closed an investment in Brainomix for the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund and the University of Oxford Innovation Fund IV.

Brainomix, the medical imaging company using artificial intelligence (AI) for the fast diagnosis and treatment of stroke victims, has closed a £7m ($9.8m) funding roundt to bring its software to the global healthcare market.

Parkwalk lead […]

20 February 2018

OxSyBio – Parkwalk closes Investment

By |February 20th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that Parkwalk has participated in the funding of OxSyBio, which is seeking to commercialise IP generated by Professor Hagan Bayley at the University of Oxford.

The company has the unique ability to 3D print materials that have function derived from biology, but which are not living. The company is also able to print […]

Arkivum – Parkwalk closes follow-on Investment

By |February 8th, 2018|

We are pleased to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund has made a follow-on investment into Akivum.

Arkivum serves the long-term data management needs of highly regulated, data-intensive organisations. The process has the highest integrity to ensure information remains in bit-perfect condition all the time. The company uses an industry leading, energy efficient and proven […]

Parkwalk wins at EISA Awards

By |February 7th, 2018|

Parkwalk are delighted to have won the ‘Best EIS Fund Manager’ category at the EISA awards on the 6th February 2018 at the House of Lords.

The award recognised an extremely strong 2017 for Parkwalk, where we committed in excess of £75m to hard-science, knowledge-intensive growth companies commercialising the best of British innovation spun-out of […]

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 […]

Bodle Technologies – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |February 5th, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities fund has led an investment in a £6m Series A funding round in to Bodle Technologies Limited, with participation from new investor Woodford Patient Capital Trust, as well as returning backers Oxford Sciences Innovation and the Oxford Technology and Innovations Fund.

The company intends to use the funds to […]

YASA – opens new 100,000 unit Oxford production facility

By |February 1st, 2018|

YASA’s  new Oxford production facility was officially opened today by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP.  The opening follows the signing of long-term development and supply agreements with customers in the automotive sector and a further investment of £15 million in growth funding for […]

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 […]

Dynamic Vision Systems – Parkwalk closes investment

By |January 16th, 2018|

We are pleased to announce that we have closed an investment into the University of Manchester spinout Dynamic Vision Systems (DVS) for the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund. The company is built on collaborative efforts at the University of Manchester and the University of Leeds in the field of smart contact lenses.

The DVS technology arose from […]

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 […]

Xeros: Unveils transformational home washing machine

By |January 9th, 2018|

09 Jan 2018

Xeros Technology Group plc (AIM: XSG, ‘the Group’, ‘Xeros’), the developer and provider of patented polymer based technologies with multiple commercial applications, today unveils a domestic washing machine incorporating its three new innovative technologies, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This innovation has the potential to transform the $127bn global […]