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Ascendant helps BookingTek check in with Mobeus

Ascendant Corporate Finance (“Ascendant”), the technology focussed corporate finance boutique, is pleased to announce that its client BookingTek Limited (“BookingTek” or the “Company”) – a leading hospitality software developer – has raised £2.2m from Mobeus Equity Partners (“Mobeus”).  BookingTek is […]

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Q3 2016 PAGE ONE TECH

Investment Trends in tech Q3 2016 View Q3 2016 PAGEONE tech report >

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Food for Thought – Venture investment in London vs Rest of the UK

Extracted from an Article in Infinite Magazine (see http://www.research-innovation.ed.ac.uk/News/Infinite-magazine) . Until August this year, Edinburgh-based FanDuel held the record of raising more venture capital in a single investment round than any other technology business in the UK. However, it was then […]

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Help me doctor – I have a pain in my Cap Table…

The boom in venturing funding the UK has been particularly prevalent at the seed stage (see the stats here).  Many of the parties involved in these early stage deals – seed investors, incubators, accelerators and other service providers – struggle […]

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Q1 2016 PAGE ONE Life Sciences

Investment Trends in Life Sciences Q1 2016 View Q1 2016 PAGEONE Life Sciences report >

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Q1 2016 PAGE ONE TECH

Investment Trends in tech Q1 2016 View Q1 2016 PAGEONE tech report >

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Finance chief: ‘there is no funding gap’ for growth firms

Article originally appeared in Daily Business Group on 4th October 2015 A new entrant to the Scottish corporate finance sector claims there is ‘no funding gap’ in the market. Stuart McKnight, whose company Ascendant Corporate Finance has just opened an […]

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The ten biggest technology venture capital investments of 2015

Article originally appeared in RealBusiness on 10th March 2016 More companies in the technology space were backed by venture capital and institutional sources than during the market peak back in 2000, new findings from Ascendant Corporate Finance have found. A […]

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UK and Ireland’s fintech funding scene lags

Article originally appeared in Finextra on 11th March 2016 Is London’s much-lauded fintech scene overhyped? New figures suggest that the value of UK and Ireland financial technology investments grew last year at a far slower rate that the general tech […]

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UK & Ireland fintech fails to live up to the hype as investment drops

Article originally appeared in CBR Online on 11th March 2016 News: What is behind the fall in investment? UK and Ireland’s fintech investments are falling short of the hype that has predicted so much for the market. Lauded as having […]

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