Parkwalk News

1 February 2018

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 […]

Ilika plc – Half-year report

By |January 9th, 2018|

Ilika (AIM: IKA), a pioneer in solid-state battery technology and materials innovation, announces its unaudited half yearly report for the six months ended 31 October 2017.
Operational Highlights
·     Exchanged detailed Stereax® performance data with over 60 potential OEM partners
·     Shipped sample batteries to 10 potential OEM partners for detailed technical evaluation
·     Three of these have progressed to development […]

13 December 2017

Microsaic Systems – signs new phase of research agreement with a global partner in biopharma

By |December 13th, 2017|

Microsaic Systems plc
(“Microsaic” or the “Company”)
Microsaic signs new phase of research agreement with a global partner in biopharma
Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the developer of chip-based mass spectrometry instruments, announces that it has signed a research agreement extending its collaboration with a long standing global partner in the scale up and manufacture of biopharmaceutical […]

Xeros: Proposed £25m Placing

By |December 12th, 2017|

Xeros Technology Group plc
Proposed Placing to raise approximately £25 million
Xeros Technology Group plc (AIM: XSG, ‘the Group’, ‘Xeros’), the developer and provider of patented polymer based technologies with multiple commercial applications, intends to raise approximately £25 million before fees and expenses by a Placing of 11,111,112 new ordinary shares with existing and new institutional investors […]

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 […]

28 November 2017

Parkwalk closes Opsydia investment

By |November 28th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund has made an investment in Opsydia, a spin-out company from the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford, specialising in designing bespoke optical systems and laser fabrication processes for complex and unique ideas.

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 […]

Parkwalk – First Light Fusion Successful Exit

By |November 20th, 2017|

Parkwalk, the leading EIS investor in UK University spin-out companies, is pleased to announce the exit of the majority of its holding in First Light Fusion via a successful sale to Oxford Sciences Innovation.

Parkwalk was one of the initial investors in the company when it was formed in June 2011 and has invested in […]

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 […]

Animal Dynamics – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |November 12th, 2017|

We are pleased to have participated in a follow-on financing round in Animal Dynamics Limited, who are developing a portfolio of products derived from research into evolutionary adaptations in flight, swimming, walking, and stealth, where nature has arrived at significant performance optimisations which can be applied to commercial products.

Parkwalk and UCEF III close NeoPhore investment

By |November 6th, 2017|

We are pleased to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III, managed by Parkwalk, and Parkwalk funds have made an investment in NeoPhore, a PhoreMost Ltd spinout, alongside the Cancer Research Technology Pioneer Fund and the University of Cambridge. NeoPhore’s mission is to develop novel small molecule therapies to treat cancer by […]

Parkwalk closes Arvia investment

By |November 3rd, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that Parkwalk has made a follow-on investment into Arvia Technology from the Opportunities EIS Fund.

Arvia is exploiting a disruptive new technology for the treatment of organic and microbial wastes in water.  Spun-out from the University of Manchester, Arvia has received a plethora of major sustainability and technology innovation awards over the last five […]

Parkwalk and UOIF III close MoA investment

By |November 2nd, 2017|

We are pleased to announce that the University of Oxford Innovation Fund III, managed by Parkwalk, and the Parkwalk Opportunities EIS Fund have made an investment in MoA Technology, a spin-out from the University of Oxford. The company is developing novel technology with applications in plant protection products.

16 October 2017

Paragraf – Parkwalk and UCEF V investment

By |October 16th, 2017|

We are delighted to announce that the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund V and the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund have invested in £2.64m seed financing round in Paragraf, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge.

Paragraf is aiming to deliver the speculated capabilities of graphene and other two-dimensional materials to the real world.

Building on fundamental science […]