The University of Wollongong has launched a $10 million seed fund for start-ups which join its new iAccelerate business incubator. Start-ups accepted by the incubator in its current round of applications will be eligible to apply for capital from the fund. The university has contributed $2 million to the fund, which is managed by Artesian […]
Swansea University has launched an Innovation Fund to speed up the commercialisation of its academic research. The Innovation Fund is the brain child of Dr Gerry Ronan, Head of Commercial Services at the University and will be overseen on a day to day basis by Dr Mark Bowman, Director of Arche Innovations Ltd. Dr Bowman […]
A start-up technology firm providing a personalised online health and wellbeing platform aimed at busy executives is the first company to receive backing from the Wales Technology Seed Fund. Nudjed has received a £125,000 equity investment from the fund, which is managed by Finance Wales on behalf of the Welsh Government. Based in Caerphllly the […]
Finance Wales close to three profitable exits deals from firms into Technology Venture Investments portfolio
Finance Wales is close to three exits on companies backed by its technology-focused fund, including one via flotation. Director of Technology Venture investments Steve Smith said the £40m fund, which has backed around 40 mainly pre-revenue technology firms in Wales, was also working towards making its first co-investment(s) with the Welsh Government’s £100m Wales Life […]
Cardiff University Enterprise is hosting a series of activities that aim to guide and support those that want to establish a new venture. These FREE sessions are open to Cardiff University students and recent graduates. Students from other welsh universities are also welcome to attend.
A new £7.5m equity seed fund backing technology start-ups and IP rich university spin-out firms in Wales has been confirmed.