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26/09/2017

Maven VCTs lead £7m investment consortium backing ADC Biotechnology

Funding will enable the construction of a dedicated pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in North Wales, creating 50 new skilled scientific jobs.

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07/09/2017

Litelok completes seven-figure funding round

Litelok, the bicycle security firm founded by a former aeronautical engineer in Swansea, has secured a seven-figure co-investment from Finance Wales and Business Angels.

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23/08/2017

Jellagen Pty Ltd secures £329,087 grant from Innovate UK’s Industrial Strategy

Jellagen Pty Ltd, a medical-tech company based in Wales is pleased to announce the award of £329,087 grant funding from Innovate UK’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Competition.

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22/08/2017

New Chief Operating Officer and six-figure funding round for Perpetual V2G

Perpetual V2G of Lampeter, Wales has announced the closure of a six figure funding round and the addition of key staff to drive forward significant growth.

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10/08/2017

Honey company buzzing as Cabinet Secretary opens new headquarters

An award winning Mid Wales honey company is enjoying the sweet taste of business success after expanding to a new production base, which was officially opened by a Welsh Government minister today (August 9).

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08/08/2017

Oprema moves to new HQ and creates 15 new jobs following £850,000 investment

Cardiff-based Oprema, the UK’s fastest growing multi-brand distributor of security equipment, is creating 15 new jobs and has moved to a new 15,000 sq ft premises after securing an £850,000 co-investment from HSBC and Finance Wales.

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31/07/2017

Six-figure deal launches new accountancy firm

Two long-established accountancy firms, Fergusons and Harvey Peters & Co, have come together in a six-figure deal supported by UK Steel Enterprise and Finance Wales.

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27/06/2017

RWG Mobile partners with national broadcaster

Deal with S4C paves the way for future collaboration with Wales’ own mobile network.

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15/05/2017

Glamorgan Telecom supported by Finance Wales in buyout

There are exciting times ahead for Cardiff-based Glamorgan Telecom after the successful completion a full management buyout, with support from Finance Wales.

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09/05/2017

Nemesis Bioscience closes funding round and begins preclinical programmes

Nemesis Bioscience today announced the successful completion of its latest funding round, bringing total seed funds raised to more than £700,000, and the commencement of its preclinical programmes.

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28/04/2017

W2 Global Data secures new co-investment

W2, a provider of SaaS, B2B software solutions and data services, has secured a series A investment. The investment is for growth capital to fund the expansion of its sales, marketing and technical capability in the UK and international markets.

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04/04/2017

Cardiff based AI software firm set for further growth

AMPLYFI Ltd, a start-up specialising in Artificial Intelligence software, today announced it has closed a £800,000 ($1.0m) equity funding round.

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20/02/2017

BiVictriX Therapeutics secures £500,000 seed funding co-investment for targeted cancer drug research

Finance Wales has co-invested in BiVictriX Therapeutics (“BVX”) to support their development of new cancer drugs. Finance Wales’ coinvestment with Alderley Park Ventures and a syndicate of business angels provided approximately £500,000 of seed funding.

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15/02/2017

‘Game-changing’ online comparison service set to shake up UK mortgage market valued at £1million following pre-launch investor support

A unique online mortgage comparison service launched to help millions of homeowners across the UK reduce their monthly payments has been valued at £1million following significant pre-launch investment.

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06/02/2017

Alesi Surgical pioneering surgical device gains United States FDA approval

Alesi Surgical Limited, the leading innovator of minimally invasive surgery technologies has successfully secured FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval for its Ultravision™ system.

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06/02/2017

Management buy-out of Minerva Laboratories and Ultrawave

The management team of Minerva Laboratories Limited and Ultrawave Limited has completed a management buy-out of the businesses for an undisclosed sum. Institutional funding for the buy-out was provided by Finance Wales, alongside a significant investment from the management team.

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03/02/2017

Social prescription technology company Signum Health secures six figure investment

Signum Health, a digital referral platform for medical professionals, healthcare providers and the public, has secured a six-figure equity co-investment from Finance Wales and four angel investors.

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25/11/2016

Organic semiconductor leaders strengthen IP position

The European Patent Office (EPO) has granted a new patent to semiconductor pioneer SmartKem.

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18/11/2016

New technology from Swansea University spin-out PulmonIR detects degenerative lung condition that affects millions worldwide

Pioneering research by Professor Paul Lewis of Swansea University’s Medical School into one of the most common lung diseases in the UK, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), has led to the development of a new technology that can quickly and easily diagnose and monitor the condition.

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10/11/2016

Entrepreneur Simon Powell launches InspireTec

TECHNOLOGY entrepreneur Simon Powell has closed the gap in his portfolio’s existing service provision with the launch of a new business ‘super group’ known as InspireTec.

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09/11/2016

Charity trading subsidiary’s first acquisition hailed as ‘significant’ for sector

The first acquisition by the trading arm of mental health charity Gofal has been hailed as a “significant statement within the sector”.

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27/10/2016

IoD wales and Finance Wales host successful succession planning business breakfast

Business leaders are being invited to attend an enlightening and informative Business Breakfast hosted by IoD Wales and Finance Wales. The event will discuss concerns and answer questions around the topic ‘Succession planning - putting your house in order.’

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07/10/2016

HSBC leads £5m co-investment in Vizolution with Finance Wales

Vizolution today announced that it has received £5m in new equity investment to drive product development and international growth.

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07/10/2016

IMSPEX Diagnostics Ltd and Jinan Hanon Instruments Ltd announce the acquisition of a strategic controlling interest by the Chinese company in the Welsh technology start-up.

IMSPEX Diagnostics Ltd. (IMSPEX), the UK analytical instrumentation provider owner of 90% of GAS GmbH (www.gas-dortmund.de) announced today a strategic agreement with Jinan Hanon Instruments Ltd. (HANON), a leading Chinese manufacturer of analytical chemistry instrumentation based in Jinan, Shandong Province, China.

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12/08/2016

BGF & HSBC back Wales Environmental with £3.75m investment

Wales Environmental, a liquid waste management and drainage company headquartered in South Wales, has received a £2m investment from BGF (Business Growth Fund) alongside an additional £1.75m of funding from HSBC. The capital will be used to support the continued geographical expansion of the business across Wales and England.

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09/08/2016

Working Word’s story starts a new chapter of growth following management buyout

Wales’ largest independent PR agency, Working Word, is aiming for client, service and revenue growth following a management buyout.

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30/06/2016

Nudjed raises £350,000 investment to disrupt health-tech market

Leading South Wales tech startup raises money from private backers and Finance Wales

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15/06/2016

Powys awards supports growth at local firms

The launch of the Powys Business Awards, which took place recently, gave one of the competition’s long standing sponsors Finance Wales, a chance to catch up with their category winner from 2015.

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16/05/2016

BVCA announces winners of Wales Management Team Awards 2016

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is pleased to announce the winners of the Wales Management Team Awards 2016.

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26/04/2016

From a one-week prototype to a £1 million valuation in a year – financiers vote to invest in doopoll

Following the securing of its first round of investment, digital company doopoll has announced that it has been valued at £1 million just one year after start-up.

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25/04/2016

W2 Global Data (W2) over-subscribed in latest funding round as transactions reach 10 million per month milestone

W2 Global Data (W2) announced today that it has again been oversubscribed in its latest funding round and reached a significant milestone, by exceeding 10 million client screenings per month.

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21/04/2016

Award-winning technical marketing agency Yard is poised for exciting future growth following six figure equity investment from Finance Wales

Founded in Cardiff in 2006, Yard specialises in web analytics, search engine optimisation (SEO) and content creation and marketing.

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07/04/2016

Jellagen Pty Ltd completes a new £1.5 million equity investment

Jellagen Pty Ltd, a medical-technology company announces the completion of a further £1,533,000 equity investment led by Angels in Medcity/London Business Angels and Finance Wales with co-investment from xénos, the Wales Business Angel Network and other existing investors.

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21/03/2016

Felinheli brand exports greeting cards to Hong Kong

A luxury paper goods brand based in Felinheli is now selling greeting cards in Hong Kong. Caryl Halstead (formerly Miss Bela Designs), re-branded and re-launched at the design led trade show ‘Top Drawer’ at the London Olympia, Kensington mid-January this year.

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18/03/2016

Tech specialist Blurrt secures £500,000 funding from Seedrs crowdfunding stint

Social media content and analytics specialist, Blurrt, has closed its crowdfunding round on Seedrs after reaching its £500,000 target just 68 days after the campaign’s launch. The round includes a £200,000 investment from Finance Wales.

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04/03/2016

Angela Gidden has designs on IoD Wales International Women’s Day Lunch

Celebrated designer Angela Gidden MBE will speak at this year’s annual IoD Women’s Day Lunch, which is sponsored by Finance Wales.

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03/03/2016

Technology company Coreplace announces sale of Innovantage to US-based STG Group

Cardiff-based CorePlace Capital, part of entrepreneur Simon Powell’s portfolio, confirmed today the sale of its stake in Innovantage together with long-term investor Finance Wales to, Symphony Technology Group (STG,a private equity firm focused on transforming high potential companies into definitive market leaders.

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12/02/2016

Growth forecast for Pinnacle Document Solutions Ltd with the purchase of Fast technology (London) Ltd

Pinnacle Document Solutions Ltd one of the UK’s leading Print and IT solutions providers is delighted to announce the acquisition of Fast Technology London Ltd.

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28/01/2016

University of Sheffield spin-out company Stratium prepares for first product launch

A spin-out company from the University of Sheffield which specialises in quantum cascade laser technology has secured funding allowing it to launch its first product.

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07/12/2015

Smartpipe Solutions to create more than 40 jobs at new Cwmbran office after £6 million investment

Smartpipe Solutions has today officially opened its new software and development research centre in Cwmbran, in a move backed by the Welsh Government that will create more than 40 highly-skilled jobs in the IT sector.

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04/12/2015

Deloitte announces that SIPHON is among the UK’s fastest growing technology companies

SIPHON Networks Ltd (SIPHON), a leading Unified Communications (UC)Solutions Provider, announced today that it has been ranked 23rd in the 2015 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK.

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19/11/2015

Prima Foods “Does it with Suet!”

A Llanelli based business has scooped one of the most prestigious awards in the UK food industry by winning Premier Foods “Supplier Excellence Award for Sustainability 2015” award.

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18/11/2015

Smartkem builds business operations in Asia with new high level appointment

The UK developer of organic semiconductor technology tru-FLEX® appoints display industry veteran to support business growth with Asian manufacturers.

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13/11/2015

Uprise Marketing Acquire Web Development and Technology Company, VSIthinking

Digital and creative marketing agency, Uprise Marketing, has acquired web development and technology company, VSIthinking, for an undisclosed sum as it continues its ambitious growth plans.

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09/11/2015

Finance Wales and Barclays back Integra Office Solutions buy-out

Integra Office Solutions Ltd based in Newport is a leading buying group in the UK’s office and IT supplies sector.

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30/10/2015

Welsh Government funding helps South Wales IT company to expand

Vizolution - an award winning IT company - is expanding its technology team and creating twenty two new jobs in Port Talbot with support from the Welsh Government.

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30/09/2015

Flexible electronics technology gives UK company SmartKem Asian foothold

Developer of innovative flexible semiconductor technology tru-FLEX® signs two major business agreements to advance the development of flexible displays in Asia (

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18/09/2015

Creo Medical, emerging leader in electrosurgery, closes $8.45m in new financing round.

Creo Medical, an emerging leader in electrosurgery, today announced the completion of its latest financing round totaling $8.45m, including new investor Pentax Medical (HOYA Group).

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15/09/2015

My First Investment

Speakers from this year’s Venturefest share the memories and lessons learned from their first investment.

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19/08/2015

Nemesis Bioscience receives Innovate UK smart funding award for development of its novel therapeutic delivery method

Nemesis Bioscience Ltd (Cambridge, UK) announced today that it has received a funding award from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. The Smart Award will be used to develop and protect a novel method for the delivery of polynucleotides, including therapeutics, into bacteria.

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19/08/2015

Finance Wales investment and new premises adds new venue to Cardiff hospitality line-up

A Cardiff-based bar owner has expanded operations with the purchase of a new venue in the city.

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10/08/2015

Jellagen secures £97,477 to support the development of a functionalised collagen product for wound care

Jellagen Pty Ltd, a new medical-tech company is pleased to announce the award of £97,477 SMART grant funding from Innovate UK (formally the Technology Strategy Board).

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08/07/2015

Management buyout sources strong investment

Eurosource Ltd are planning a major expansion following a management buy-out.

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07/07/2015

Financial package floats Cardiff ship operator

A Cardiff-based company launched earlier this year to provide sea-born transfers to wind farms in the North Sea has secured a £90,000 financial package from Finance Wales and UK Steel Enterprise.

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01/07/2015

Creo Medical wins National Award for Innovation

At an awards event in London last week, the BVCA (British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association) recognised Creo Medical for the innovation of its electrosurgical platform, with wide reaching potential applications.

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16/06/2015

Nemesis Bioscience raises £300,000 in seed funding and opens development facility in Wales

Nemesis Bioscience Ltd (Cambridge, UK) announced today that it has raised £300,000 in seed funding from a consortium of Angel investors and from Finance Wales.

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16/06/2015

Bright future for Silvergate following Finance Wales exit

Finance Wales has successfully exited from its equity investment in Wrexham-based Silvergate Plastics, selling its entire shareholding to Silvergate’s team of Executive Directors.

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10/06/2015

Creo Medical wins 2015 Best for Innovation Award for first new electrosurgery system in a generation

Creo Medical are recognised by the BVCA (British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association) for the development of an innovative electrosurgical platform with wide reaching potential surgical applications.

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10/06/2015

SPTS Technologies wins three at BVCA awards

SPTS Technologies, a global leader in the semiconductor market, has picked up three awards as part of the seventh annual BVCA Management Team Awards.

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09/06/2015

Growth of South Wales health tech business Nudjed continues

Nudjed, the workplace health and wellbeing solution provider, today announced that it has closed an additional £100,000 in seed funding to further accelerate the company’s growth and customer success.

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09/06/2015

Hi-tech Chepstow firm secures deals with clients across the world

Chepstow based SOMNIUM® Technologies - a hi-tech company with big ambitions - has been selected to support some of the world’s major international semiconductor vendors with their next generation of embedded software development tools.

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15/04/2015

Gambit Advises on Pinnacle Office Equipment Management Buyout

Gambit Corporate Finance LLP has acted as lead advisor on the management buyout of Pinnacle Office Equipment, for an undisclosed sum. Institutional funding was provided by Finance Wales, alongside a significant investment by Clive Hamilton, Pinnacle’s Managing Director.

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14/04/2015

Two major milestones achieved by Finance Wales’ technology portfolio company, Diurnal Ltd

Two drug therapy products, Chronocort® and Infacort® developed by one of Finance Wales’ portfolio of technology companies has achieved major milestones.

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07/04/2015

13,000 visitors ensure successful first year for Cardiff skate park backed by funding for social enterprises

A Cardiff-based social enterprise, backed by the Welsh Government’s Wales Micro-business Loan Fund, is celebrating a successful first year after surpassing its annual target of 13,000 visitors.

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31/03/2015

Alesi Surgical secures £2.1m funding to drive commercialisation of Ultravision

Alesi Surgical (formerly Asalus Medical Instruments Limited) announced today that it has secured additional funding of £2.1 million to drive the further commercialisation of its lead product, UltravisionTM, which was developed from concept to CE-marked device with backing from IP Group and Finance Wales.

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24/03/2015

W2 Global Data Solutions appoints Dr Jonathan Pell to its board

Dr Jonathan Pell has joined the board of W2 Global Data Solutions (W2), the provider of SaaS, B2B software solutions and data services that enable organisations of all sizes to achieve regulatory compliance.

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17/03/2015

SmartKem wins Innovative Product of the Year at the ESTnet Awards 2015

Win recognises tru-FLEX® as offering the display industry a route to truly foldable displays.

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20/02/2015

SmartKem collaborates with Centre for Process Innovation to support customer pre-production

Three year collaboration to develop customer pre-production prototypes featuring SmartKem’s tru-FLEX Thin Film Transistors.

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11/12/2014

Midatech Pharma acquires Q Chip

Midatech Pharma PLC (AIM: MTPH, “Midatech” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Q Chip Limited and its subsidiaries (“Q Chip”), following its Admission to trading on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange at 8.00am today under the ticker “MTPH”.

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10/12/2014

Second Wales Technology Seed Fund Investment backs pre-school children’s VOD app company set up by BinWeevils co-creator, Myke Crosby

OobEdoO, the new digital Subscription Video-On-Demand (SVOD) service for pre-school children has secured significant equity funding from Finance Wales and a xénos business angel with a passion for online education.

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27/11/2014

SmartKem Announces Significant Expansion to Meet Market Demand for Flexible Semiconductors

Company perfectly positioned to take advantage of $50 billion market with investment in new flexible transistor fabrication and test facility

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24/11/2014

Angel CoFund and Finance Wales back Creo Medical’s innovative devices

Creo raise £3.5m to continue developing the first new electrosurgical system in a generation.

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21/11/2014

Yolk Recruitment receives £100,000 boost to aid development

Cardiff-based Yolk Recruitment, a specialist recruitment consultancy operating in the commercial sector, has secured £100,000 funding from Finance Wales to support the expansion of its Cardiff and Bristol offices.

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14/11/2014

KK Fine Foods largest expansion to date will create 90 jobs on Deeside Enterprise Zone

KK Fine Foods is creating 90 new jobs on Deeside Enterprise Zone in its largest investment to date, with support from the Welsh Government and Finance Wales

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07/11/2014

IMSPEX Diagnostics completes £1.4 million funding round

IMSPEX Diagnostics Limited, an emerging analytical chemistry Company developing innovative point of use devices for monitoring and QC/QA applications in the environmental, food, drink, fragrance and clinical diagnostics markets, announced today it has completed its £1.4 million funding round led by Finance Wales and the Angel CoFund.

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28/10/2014

Jellagen Pty Ltd secures £99,985 SMART grant from Innovate UK (previously TSB) to support the development of jellyfish collagen medical devices

Pembroke Dock, UK - 14th October 2014 - Jellagen Pty Ltd, a new medical-tech and healthcare company is pleased to announce the award of £99,985 SMART grant funding from Innovate UK (formally the Technology Strategy Board).

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28/10/2014

International launch for Jellagen’s innovative collagen products from jellyfish

Jellagen Pty Ltd – the only company in the UK to provide collagen from jellyfish for the biotech industry - is gearing up for an international launch next month when it joins the Welsh Government delegation to Medica - Europe’s largest Med-Tech event.

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28/10/2014

Jellagen Pty Ltd appoints Galvin Mould to the Board as Chairman

Jellagen Pty Ltd, a new medical technology and healthcare company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Galvin Mould as its new Chairman.

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13/10/2014

Russell leads buyout of Comtec Group

Mike Russell, CEO of Comtec Group, yesterday completed a buyout of the group with support from Simon Powell, original founder of Comtec, and Finance Wales.

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30/09/2014

Genpower Secures £1.5M finance package to support HQ move

Genpower, the Pembrokeshire-based UK distributor of Hyundai Power Equipment, has secured a £1.5 million finance package from HSBC, Finance Wales and the Welsh Government to support the acquisition of its new 110,000 sq ft headquarters.

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29/09/2014

Expansion specialist with expansion plans only natural for Teddington

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes F1 use this Welsh company's products. So did HRH Prince William and the RAF, and if you ever fly Airbus down to Dubai, you'll transit through DXB airport and maybe take the Dubai Metro to arrive at the Burj Khalifa tower (the world's tallest building), you will have been accompanied by Teddington bellows the whole way.

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20/08/2014

SmartKem Attracts Series A Funding From High Profile Investment Syndicate

Investment to fund full commercialisation of organic semiconductor technology to enable truly flexible displays and electronics

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18/08/2014

Tiger Wales expands its operations and creates new jobs

Danish retail brand, Tiger, is expanding its operations in Wales by opening a new 195 sq metre store in Cwmbran that is set to create 10 new jobs.

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17/08/2014

Medaphor announces intention to float on AIM

MedaPhor Group plc (“MedaPhor”), the global provider of advanced ultrasound education and training for medical professionals, is pleased to announce that it has raised £4.7 million in its planned flotation on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

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13/08/2014

IP Group plc - Portfolio company Diurnal announces £6m funding round

IP Group plc (LSE: IPO) (“IP Group” or “the Company” or “the Group”), the developer of intellectual property based businesses, is pleased to note that portfolio company Diurnal Limited ("Diurnal") has today announced a fundraising of up to £6 million.

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30/07/2014

Bridges Ventures invests in North Wales-based Wholebake

The new investment will support capacity expansion, brand development and the creation of at least 60 jobs in an area of high unemployment

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23/07/2014

Diurnal Reports Positive Results from a Phase 2 Study in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia patients

Diurnal Limited today announces positive results from its Phase 2 CATCH (Chronocort® As Treatment for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia) clinical study in 16 adults with the rare disease Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH).

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22/07/2014

Gambit Advises on Pinnacle Telecom Management Buyout

Gambit Corporate Finance LLP has acted as lead advisor on the management buyout of Pinnacle Telecom (Wales), for an undisclosed sum. Institutional funding was provided by Finance Wales, alongside a significant investment by Dean Stewart, Pinnacle’s Managing Director.

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23/06/2014

Clinithink debuts CLiX ENRICH platform, raises additional capital from existing investors to fuel growth

New data abstraction capabilities designed to enable clinical analysis London, UK. (June 30, 2014) - Clinithink, an industry leading provider of technology to manage unstructured healthcare data, today announced its new data abstraction platform, CLiX ENRICH, and a further multi-million dollar equity finance deal with its existing institutional investors: New York-based Vanguard Atlantic and UK-based Finance Wales.

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05/06/2014

Oxford Capital and Finance Wales back specialist wound treatment business BioMonde for US roll-out

Oxford Capital and Finance Wales have jointly financed a £3.5 million funding round in BioMonde, an established and profitable wound care business. BioMonde has developed an innovative larval (maggot) therapy for hard-to-treat wounds which makes healing possible. The investment will be used to set up a US production plant and launch BioMonde in the US market.

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30/05/2014

Vista Retail Support Announces Successful Secondary Management Buyout

Vista Retail Support has announced that its senior management team has completed a management buyout of the business, with the support of private equity house WestBridge Capital. The secondary buy out was valued at £12.3 million.

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09/05/2014

Xwavia secures seven-figure investment from Finance Wales

A mid Wales-based broadband provider has secured a £1.2 million investment from Finance Wales to deliver superfast broadband to areas in Wales suffering as a result of poor broadband connectivity.

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07/05/2014

Jellagen Pty Ltd completes £550,000 equity investment from Finance Wales, xénos and SWAIN to produce and commercialise medical grade jellyfish collagen and products.

Jellagen Pty Ltd, a new medical-technology and healthcare company announces the completion of a £550,000 equity investment led by Finance Wales with co-investment by members of xénos, the Wales Business Angel Network and SWAIN.

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06/05/2014

Vizolution wins Innovative Software of the Year award

vScreen, the patented screen sharing solution from Vizolution has been named Innovative Software of the Year at the ESTnet Awards 2014, which took place on 27th March at the SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff.

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25/04/2014

Mercia Fund Management and Finance Wales lead significant investment in Electronic Design Automation start-up

Thalia Design Automation Limited (Thalia) today announced completion of its A round funding and imminent beta availability of its range of innovation Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools. Thalia will provide chip designers with a new generation of tools for optimising analogue, mixed signal and power designs.

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23/04/2014

Genpower to create 35 new jobs in Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone with Welsh Government support

Genpower is expanding operations, it has moved into the former Cambrian Windows site and is set to create up to 35 new jobs in the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone with financial support from the Welsh Government.

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08/04/2014

Seren Photonics raises £1.9M to scale up production of its revolutionary semi & non-polar GaN templates

Seren Photonics Ltd (“Seren”), is pleased to announce it has secured significant funding that will enable it to begin the volume manufacture of its world class semi-polar and non-polar GaN templates for the rapidly expanding LED based General Lighting market.

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28/03/2014

Datacentre set to create £20m annual benefits to Welsh economy

An independent state-of-the art data centre that opened in South Wales two years ago has forecast its services will benefit the Welsh economy by £20m annually over the next five years.

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12/03/2014

BioMonde secures requisite product and marketing licences to expand use of its larval therapy products in two significant wound care markets - USA and Europe.

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) have approved both formats of Larval Therapy product (Free Range and BioBag) as medical devices.

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04/03/2014

Cardiff skate park gets green light for launch

A new social enterprise is set to open Cardiff’s first indoor skate park and art space this Spring having attracted start-up investment from the Wales Micro-business Loan Fund.

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20/02/2014

Wales Environmental expands with the acquisition of Cardiff Drain Cleaning Company

Wales Environmental, one of the UK’s fastest-growing waste management companies, has acquired Cardiff Drain Cleaning Company (Cardiff Drain) for an undisclosed sum from owners, Jimmy and Teri Gee. Jimmy Gee, who set up Cardiff Drain in 1975, will remain in a consultative capacity whilst Teri Gee will take up a part-time role going forward.

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12/02/2014

Three Stars Shine over Educ8 Ltd

Valleys-based work-based learning provider, Educ8 Ltd, has just been awarded three star status by the prestigious workplace engagement specialists, Best Companies.

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05/02/2014

Ex-Remploy staff back in business with furniture company of their own

Former employees of the Remploy factory in Neath Port Talbot have come together to launch their own furniture business.

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02/01/2014

Welsh firm invests in export drive

A Welsh manufacturer has launched an ambitious export drive on the back of a £250,000 investment.

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25/11/2013

Warwick Audio secures £1.25m investment package

High-tech loudspeaker company Warwick Audio Technologies has secured a £1.25 million investment deal to take its innovative audio products to market.

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22/11/2013

Diamond opportunity for jewellery seller

A Pandora franchise has opened in Carmarthen with the support of Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking and Finance Wales.

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04/09/2013

Diurnal announces positive progress in Chronocort® Phase 2 trial

Finance Wales and Fusion IP, the majority shareholders in Diurnal, announce that the Company has successfully completed the pharmacokinetic part of its Phase 2 CATCH

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14/08/2013

Ashfield receives £100,000 investment from Finance Wales

A leading independent land, waste and water specialist headquartered in Abercynon has secured a £100,000 investment from Finance Wales.

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06/08/2013

L&G to use Vizolution’s vScreen for remote advice proposition

L&G today launches Vizolution’s patented vScreen, screen sharing solution, as an integral element in its remote advice process.

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09/07/2013

Founding Management Team buys back RISC Group UK

Founding Management Team buys back RISC Group UK to invest in its people and deliver dynamic cloud services.

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13/06/2013

Cardiff Aviation Limited confirms £5 million inward investment

Cardiff Aviation Limited, the aircraft maintenance and flight training organisation established in July 2012 by Bruce Dickinson and Mario Fulgoni, has agreed inward investment of £5 million (€5.9m/$8.1m).

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27/02/2013

New 3D Vessel Traffic Management System Enhances Safety

Cardiff-based 3D software and systems firm GeoVS has completed the latest delivery of its unique C-Vu® 3D Vessel Traffic System [VTS]

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13/02/2013

Bill Safran’s Vizolution secures funding from Finance Wales and Notion Capital

Vizolution has raised over £750,000 of funding from investors, including a £500,000 investment from Finance Wales.

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06/02/2013

Finance Wales takes equity stake in KWR Technologies Group

Finance Wales has made a £250,000 equity investment in Bridgend-based software company, KWR Technologies Limited (KWR).

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16/01/2013

£600,000 second-round investment and grant package announced by ADC Biotechnology (ADC Bio).

£600,000 second-round investment and grant package announced by ADC Biotechnology (ADC Bio).

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06/12/2012

Clinithink opens a global R&D centre in Bridgend

Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales, opens Clinithink’s global R&D centre in Bridgend

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03/08/2012

MedaPhor raises £1m equity investment

Medical equipment company raises £1m to boost US sales and develop new ultrasound product.

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23/05/2012

QPC receives a £2.3 Million GB

QPC receives a £2.3 Million GBP investment from Finance Wales to drive global market growth of its world leading Management Information Gateway (MIG) technology.

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21/12/2011

Accelero Digital gears up for growth

Software house, Accelero Digital has completed its first steps on an ambitious growth path with the help of a £25,000 follow-on investment by Finance Wales.

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17/10/2011

Computerworld Wales wins contract

Portfolio company wins place on Welsh Government supplier framework.

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