Parkwalk News

13 May 2016

YASA Motors – Parkwalk closes follow-on investment

By |May 13th, 2016|

We are delighted to announce that the Parkwalk Opportunities Fund and the UK Tech Fund VII have led a funding round in YASA Motors, a spin-out from the University of Oxford. The company aims to commercialise its patented technology in electric motors and generators across a range of product areas.

YASA Motors (YASA) was incorporated in 2009 to […]

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 […]

21 April 2016

DefiniGEN – Parkwalk closes follow on investment

By |April 21st, 2016|

Parkwalk closes DefiniGen investment for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV and Parkwalk Funds

DefiniGEN, a spin-out from the University of Cambridge Regenerative Medicine Department at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, have created a stem cell technology to provide human cells to the drug discovery sector for use in lead optimisation and toxicity programmes.

The Company’s proprietary production […]

31 March 2016

OxReach – a new philanthropic platform

By |March 31st, 2016|

We are delighted to support a new initiative from the University of Oxford, OxReach. OxReach plans to launch various projects over the next 12 months – the first of which is LIFE, who are developing ways for healthcare workers in Africa to correctly use the latest WHO care pathways in emergencies and save lives to help tackle newborn […]

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 […]

Xeros: Interim Results: Progress on all fronts

By |March 22nd, 2016|

Highlights

Accelerating roll out in Commercial Laundry
Group earned income increased to £744,000 in the five months ended 31 December 2015 (prior period 2014: £95,000)
Delivering on strategy laid out at fundraising in November 2015

56 commercial washing machine installations for the five months ended 31 December 2015
94 for the seven months ended 29 February 2016
Installed fleet totalled […]

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 […]

Sphere Fluidics – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III closes further funding round

By |March 9th, 2016|

We have closed an investment, in a $7m funding round, in Sphere Fluidics for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III. This follows the UCEFs I and II investing previously. The investment round has been led by an Asian corporate investor

Sphere Fluidics is an established Life Sciences company which has developed unique products for use in single cell analysis […]

22 February 2016

University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV launched

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Parkwalk are delighted to announce the launch of the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV.

Launched in conjunction with Cambridge Enterprise, the University’s Technology Transfer and academic consulting subsidiary, the University of Cambridge Enterprise Funds offer alumni and investors the opportunity to invest in companies formed to develop and commercialise technology and intellectual property developed at the University of Cambridge in […]

Parkwalk cleans up at EISA Awards

By |February 22nd, 2016|

On February 11th 2016, Parkwalk was recognised by the judges of the EISA awards in both the ‘Best Investment Exit’ and ‘Best EIS Fund Manager’ categories. The awards recognised an extremely strong 2015 for Parkwalk. The Awards were presented at the House of Lords to firms, advisers, companies and individuals that achieved outstanding performance in […]

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 […]

Silicon Microgravity – University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III investment

By |February 15th, 2016|

We have recently made an investment in Silicon Microgravity for the University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund III.

Spun-out of the University of Cambridge Nanoscience Centre, Silicon Microgravity is commercializing a sensor technology which provides a breakthrough in the management of oil and gas reservoirs.

The company’s breakthrough sensing technology combines the recording of gravity data at very […]

University of Oxford Isis Fund III launched

By |February 4th, 2016|

Parkwalk are delighted to announce the launch of the University of Oxford Isis EIS Fund III.

Launched in conjunction with Isis Innovation, the University’s Technology Transfer and academic consulting subsidiary, the University of Oxford Isis Funds offer alumni and investors the opportunity to invest in companies formed to develop and commercialise technology and intellectual property developed at the University […]

27 January 2016

Symetrica – RadSeeker success for US Department of Homeland Security

By |January 27th, 2016|

Symetrica has announced that its patented radiation detection and identification technology will be deployed in the latest Handheld Radioisotope Identification Devices (RIIDs) that Smiths Detection Inc. has agreed to supply to the U.S. as part of a contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Symetrica’s Discovery Technology is at the heart of the […]

Revolymer – renews and expands contracts to supply nicotine gum in Canada

By |January 25th, 2016|

Revolymer is pleased to announce that it has renewed and expanded the contract to supply its nicotine gum to a Canadian retailer which was first announced in July 2013. During the two and a
half years since the initial contract was signed, the Company has seen continuous growth in its revenue stream from this business.

Read more here.

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 […]

University of Bristol Enterprise Fund I

By |January 15th, 2016|

Parkwalk are delighted to announce the launch of the University of Bristol Enterprise EIS Fund I.

Launched in conjunction with the University of Bristol Research and Enterprise Development Division, the University of Bristol Enterprise Funds offer alumni and investors the opportunity to invest in the development of scientific and technological innovations from the University of Bristol and from companies supported by […]