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Q4 2013 PAGEONE report

Investment Trends in 2013 The simple headline is that in 2013, £923m (vs £999m in 2012) was invested in 260 deals (231) of over £0.5m by 247 investors (246). This was a much higher number than we had anticipated and […]

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Q3 2013 PAGEONE report

Investment Trends in Q3 2013 The simple headline is that in the third quarter of 2013, £178m was invested in 54 technology deals (vs 48 in Q3 2012) of over £0.5m by 61 investors (75). This is a big drop […]

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Q2 2013 PAGEONE report

Investment Trends in Q2 2013 The simple headline is that in the second quarter of 2013, £192m was invested in 69 deals (60) of over £0.5m by 97 investors (102). This is a big drop in money invested compared to […]

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Q1 2013 PAGEONE report

Investment Trends in Q1 2013 The simple headline is that in the first quarter of 2013, £282m (£298m) was invested in 59 deals (64) of over £0.5m by 82 investors (99). Whilst down in value from Q1 last year, this […]

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In U.K., VC Cash Highest Since Dot Com Bust

Venture capitalist investments in Britain and Ireland are the highest since 2001, say analysts. Venture capital investment in U.K. and Irish technology companies is at its highest level since the inglorious end of the dot com bubble 12 years ago. […]

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UK tech investment at highest levels in a decade

Technology spending has reached a new peak with over £1 billion of venture capital was invested in technology in 2012, the highest amount since a peak in 2001. According to research from corporate finance firm Ascendant, 2012 saw around a […]

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UK tech investment at highest level since 2001

Just over £1 billion of venture capital was invested in UK and Irish tech firms last year. Venture capital investment in UK and Irish technology companies is at its highest level in a decade, according to the latest data from […]

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UK tech venture capital deals reach new high as London dominates

Big-ticket investments in companies including Mimecast and Tamar Energy pushed technology venture capital allocations in UK and Irish companies up to £1.01 billion during 2012. Research from Ascendant shows that 232 companies in the technology sector were backed with £1.01 […]

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UK VC boost in Q4

High-tech venture capital in the UK and Ireland ended the year on a high note with £209m invested in 60 companies compared to £129m in 48 deals in Q4 2011, says Ascendant, the tech-focussed investment company. Over 2012 as a […]

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Q4 2012 PAGEONE report

Investment Trends in 2012 The simple headline is that in 2012, £1.01 billion (up from £788m in 2011) was invested in 232 UK/Irish companies (193) by 248 investors (228). The market’s performance in Q4 – normally a quieter period – […]

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