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TECHNOLOGY AND HEALTH FOCUSED CORPORATE FINANCE ADVISOR
THAT RESEARCHES AND PUBLISHES BRIEFINGS
ON THE UK AND IRISH VENTURE MARKETS.

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    Q2 2017 PAGE ONE TECH REPORT

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    • Ascendant talking at the Cisco Start-up Hub on the UK Venture Market
    Ascendant talking at the Cisco Start-up Hub on the UK Venture Market

    Tom Kneen, from the Cisco Start Up Hub, sat down for a chat with Stuart McKnight, Managing Director at Ascendant , to unpick some of the stats from the 2016[...]

    • Appetite for Risk in UK/Irish Venture
    Appetite for Risk in UK/Irish Venture

    During 2016, Ascendant extended its analysis of the Venture Market by establishing a Risk Appetite Index. We wanted to measure how the appetite for risk varies from quarter to quarter[...]

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    • Ascendant helps BookingTek check in with Mobeus
    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 –[...]

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    • Food for Thought – Venture investment in London vs Rest of the UK
    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[...]

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    • Q2 2016 PAGE ONE Life Sciences
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    • Q4 2015 PAGEONE report
    Q4 2015 PAGEONE report

    Investment Trends in Q4 2015 Explosive growth in Tech Venture Investment 2015 was an outstanding year for venture investment in UK/Irish technology companies. More companies received venture backing than the[...]

    • Q3 2015 PAGEONE report
    Q3 2015 PAGEONE report

    Investment Trends in Q3 2015 The third quarter of 2015 was a very active period for investors in UK/Irish technology businesses – £638m was invested in 131 deals of over[...]

    • Ascendant helps BookingTek check in with Mobeus
    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 –[...]

    • Ascendant advises Intent HQ on £4.75M financing
    Ascendant advises Intent HQ on £4.75M financing

    Ascendant Corporate Finance, the technology focussed corporate finance boutique, advised leading audience intelligence provider, Intent HQ, on a £4.75m fund raising. Specialist growth capital investor, Oxford Capital, has led the[...]

    • Ascendant arranges finance for Carduus
    Ascendant arranges finance for Carduus

    Carduus Limited (“Carduus” or the “Company”), Scotland’s newly established lender to Housing Associations (“RSLs”) has today announced a substantial investment by Bridges Ventures LLP (“Bridges”). Ascendant, the London based corporate[...]

    • Ascendant powers up EVO Electric
    Ascendant powers up EVO Electric

    Ascendant, the corporate finance boutique focused on growth businesses, completed its third transaction of 2011 advising EVO Electric Limited (“EVO Electric” or the “Company”) on a direct investment by GKN[...]

    • Ascendant fuels ACAL with investment from I2BF and Parkwalk
    Ascendant fuels ACAL with investment from I2BF and Parkwalk

    ACAL Energy (“ACAL” or the “Company”) has attracted investment from I2BF and Parkwalk. Ascendant, the technology and cleantech focused corporate finance boutique, introduced these investors to ACAL on the fund[...]

    • Ascendant advises shareholders of Redeem PLC on sale of leading phone & cartridge recycler
    Ascendant advises shareholders of Redeem PLC on sale of leading phone & cartridge recycler

    Redeem, a leading recycler of mobile phones and printer cartridges was acquired today by a management buy in team, consisting of Curt Hopkins and Pete Petrondas, for an undisclosed sum.[...]

    • Ascendant advises on Mi-Pay topping up it’s finances
    Ascendant advises on Mi-Pay topping up it’s finances

    Mi-Pay Limited (““Mi-Pay” or “the Company”), a leading processor off payments for the fast-emerging mobile money sector has raised a series “C” investment round of £3 million. Octopus Ventures, one[...]

    • Ascendant advises management on buyout
    Ascendant advises management on buyout

    The management team of Livestation Limited, a London based live TV news aggregation service, has recently completed a spin out from its former parent – Skinkers Limited. New investors were[...]

    • Ascendant generates £3.3M for ACAL
    Ascendant generates £3.3M for ACAL

    ACAL Energy (“ACAL” or the “Company”), a Runcorn-based fuel cell technology developer has today announced the closing of a financing round of £3.3 million. The funds were provided by entities[...]

    • Ascendant lands £3M for Trampoline Systems
    Ascendant lands £3M for Trampoline Systems

    Trampoline Systems (“Trampoline” or the “Company”), a London-based enterprise software developer has today announced the closing of a financing round of over £3 million. The funds were provided by entities[...]

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