London Tech Week 2017

It's London Tech Week – a great opportunity for the city to showcase and celebrate creativity, talent and innovation.  In honour of this, we've put together a shortlist of our tech deals for you to take a look at…

Community Impact Measurement Platform

Location: UK-Manchester  

Amount:  £550,000

  EIS Status: EIS Applicable  

Contact: Simon Donegan  

Ref: 7080

This platform quantifies the social impact / benefit delivered by youth groups, providing the must-have information that is becoming critical to the success of their annual government grant funding bids (valued at £40M plus per annum in the Greater Manchester area alone).  Without this essential information, the chances of grant funding are greatly diminished.  Uniquely, the company behind the platform aims to meet this requirement in full, which is why it is such an exciting proposition and why it is so enthusiastically supported both locally and nationally.

It offers a social media product that creates a safe online space for youth groups to engage with local teenagers, enabling them to access details of local workshops, events or volunteering opportunities, whilst steering them away from harmful activities. Read more….

Incredibly Energy Efficient Computers

Location: London  

Amount:  £200,000  

EIS Status: SEIS/EIS Applicable  

Contact: Gavin Heys  

Ref: 7073  

Highly efficient computer systems which have been proven to use 60%-80% less power than equivalent standard industry designs (HP/Lenovo/Dell/Apple), while delivering the same computing functionality.  The technology has been deployed in their own range of desktops, laptops and servers.  These have been successfully field tested in environments as diverse as food retail, local council, and an NGO operating in an earthquake zone. The technology is in the process of being patented…Read more….

Contact Gavin Heys on 07956 139 123 for more information.

Sleep-facilitating technology

Location: London  

Amount:  £300,000  

EIS Status:EIS Applicable  

Contact: John Cowper  

Ref: 7074  

In providing a technological solution to insomnia our client has already taken orders of £2.8million for its pioneering product before it has even been manufactured and they can legitimately lay claim to having the first smart brain-sensing headphones in the market.

This company has developed an intelligent health and wellness platform using audio, sensors and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve sleep and relaxation.  Their high-end headphones include EEG, motion, and environment sensors and are designed to be comfortable even in bed, block out noise, and learn which audio works best to help a user sleep…Read more….

Contact John Cowper on 07827 768 493 for more information.

Maritime Man Overboard Monitoring and Survival Systems

Location: Dorset  

Amount:  £415,000  

EIS Status:EIS Applicable  

Contact: Sean Wood  

Ref: 7080  

100% accurate man overboard (MOB) monitoring system which is capable of automatically launching its own range of sea survival applications without the need for human interaction.   A prototype is now developed and tested, and the business requires to complete the final development, testing and manufacture of a vessel ready monitoring system and automated deployment devices, ready for fitting within the next 6 months…Read more….

Contact Sean Wood on 07557 474654 for more information.

Food Vending, Food Tech

Location: London  

Amount:  £250,000-£750,000  

EIS Status:EIS Applicable  

Contact: Gavin Heys  

Ref: 7077  

Set to disrupt the 100billion unit global market for instant noodles through its development of a  range of super-premium quality, “0% nasty, 100% tasty” gourmet instant noodles, and their distribution via proprietary market innovative, ultra-modern, high-tech vending machines that will deliver hot, healthy noodles 24/7…Read more….

Contact Gavin Heys on 07956 139 123 for more information.

B2B SaaS Platform

Location: London/Norwich  

Amount:  £2.0m, of which £500k already committed  

EIS Status:EIS Applicable  

Contact: Ash Hussain  

Ref: 7075  

Developed and successfully launched a proprietary platform which empowers content owners to drive revenue from their creative content. The platform is so flexible and adaptable that it can be used across varied verticals, including music, sport, TV/film, wellbeing, charities, celebrities, education – in fact anyone who wishes to monetise their target audience via a subscription…Read more….

Contact Ash Hussain on 07837 367 864 for more information.

FinTech in Retail Finance

Location: UK  

Amount:  £250,000 Equity, £1m Debt  

EIS Status:EIS Applicable  

Contact: Sean Wood

Ref: 7076  

 

Fintech platform that enables small retailers/traders, such as photographic studios, dentists, beauticians, home improvement businesses, to offer customers interest-free instalment plans of up to 12 months. FCA authorisation is not required and the retailer can decide whether they offer these loans/ plans with recourse to themselves or a non-recourse (full finance) basis.  There is no direct competitor for this service, as our client is operating below the trading thresholds of the larger finance houses…Read more….

Contact Sean Wood on 07557 474654 for more information

Affordable Private GP Marketplace

Location: London  

Amount:  £500k syndication possible  

EIS Status:EIS Applicable  

Contact: Gavin Heys

Ref: 7078  

Set to revolutionise General Practice in the UK by creating a convenient and affordable marketplace for private GP appointments. This is of huge benefit to patients (current average waiting times of 14 days for a GP appointment) and to GPs (able to charge for their excess time). The platform has many parallels with Uber and AirBnB, in enabling more intensive use of high cost assets (GP surgeries/GP knowhow) by better matching supply and demand. The business is currently live within the M25 area, with 50 doctors at 25 GP practices, who are dealing with up to 10-20 appointments daily…Read more….

Contact Gavin Heys on 07956 139 123 for more information.  

Professional Services Automation Software

Location: London  

Amount:  £1.2m, of which £825k already committed  

EIS Status:EIS Applicable  

Contact: Ash Hussain

Ref: 7071  

Comprehensive pure SaaS product suite from scratch, targeting professional services firms with less than 100 billable heads.  The solution is hosted in a secure, reliable and cost-effective Amazon Web Services platform, allowing it to scale up as the user base grows.

Two new investors have been impressed by the Management team and the quality of the product suite, and they are now in the final stages of their due diligence.  They have won two new awards from the SaaS industry experts and have fantastic feedback from early clients, including this testimonial from Rob Millar, the MD of Comotion, an MCA recognised leading management consultancy…Read more….

Contact Ash Hussain on 07837 367 864 for more information.



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