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YABA Investor Helps UK Innovation

Friday 8th November, 2013

YABA Investor Helps UK Innovation

An angel member of Yorkshire Association of Business Angels has invested in a start-up business, IN-PART.

YABA Angels Help Fill Funding Gap

Tuesday 26th February, 2013

YABA Angels Help Fill Funding Gap

Cipher Surgical Ltd, a pre-revenue medical device company has secured further funding thanks to a syndicate of investors from Yorkshire Association of Business Angels (YABA).

Mobicart Secures YABA Investment

Monday 3rd December, 2012

Mobicart Secures YABA Investment

M-commerce pioneer MobiCart has secured £300,000 of new funding, and is strengthening its board – as the mobile commerce app builder celebrates winning its 11,000th customer

CamStent Second Round Investment Deal Completed

Thursday 24th May, 2012

CamStent Second Round Investment Deal Completed

Medical materials company, CamStent Ltd, has successfully completed a second funding round and Yorkshire Association of Business Angels members have played a crucial role in its success.

vrSoftware Investment Deal Completed

Wednesday 15th February, 2012

vrSoftware Investment Deal Completed

A software company based in North Yorkshire is expanding rapidly thanks to an investment received after taking part in the Venturefest Yorkshire 2011 Investment Competition, organised by YABA

Deals Archive

Camstent Raises Finance
Following Camstent's presentation at the YABA investment forum in November 2010, the company has announced the close of its first funding round - and it includes six YABA members
22 Jul 2011
Angels Invest in Medical Emergency Kit Company
ResusPod, the company that provides dentists with equipment and training to handle onsite medical emergencies, can fully launch its products to market, thanks to a substantial investment from business angels.
14 Mar 2011
Opportunity Knocks for CDC
Presenting at September’s investment forum in Leeds proved to be the lucky break that Mark Hinchliffe had been hoping for. His business, Composite Door Company Ltd, had been finding trading conditions difficult, despite a strong product and well-established sales
18 Jan 2011
Home Run for Shopbox
Shopbox had its official launch on 01 September, thanks to investment fro a YABA member who, together with a group of fellow investors, has ploughed over £300,000 into the company Shopbox Systems Ltd
27 Oct 2010
Localbiz Well On The Way
Business angel Justin Whitston has made a six figure investment in Localbiz, formed in 2003 by Ian Linnegan and Alan Drew
25 Sep 2010
Angel Support for Plug-in Energy Saver
A Yorkshire-made energy saving device looks set to go global, thanks to support by angel investors, Dr Chris Ilett and Alan Needle of the Yorkshire Association of Business Angels.
17 Mar 2010
Diamond Shines Brightly with Angel Investment
A cash boost of £160,000 received in May 2009 is helping Sheffield pigment manufacturer Diamond Dispersions Ltd break into new overseas markets.
15 Mar 2010
Angel Helps Invention
An energy saving device applicable across all manufacturing sectors will soon be on the market, thanks to £80,000 business angel investment.
15 Mar 2010
Freight Transported by Angel
Action-packed, edge-of-the-seat and set in Leeds, the new indpendent British film "Freight" opens in cinemas in Spring 2010 - and YABA member Adam Moger helped make it happen.
26 Jan 2010
Investment Will Light the Way to Carbon Reduction
Energy saving street lamps could soon be helping the UK meet its carbon emissions targets, thanks to support from angel investors Ewin Woodward Development (EWD).
26 Jan 2010
Investment Backed by Transferable Expertise
YABA member Simon Smith used knowldge gained from an earlier investment to help develop the product for his latest venture.
21 Jan 2010
Paraytec aim high with new round of angel funding
Paraytec Ltd, a scientific instrument company based in York, has received investment worth over £150,000 in its latest funding round. A new investor, YABA member David Thornton, joined existing Viking Club/YABA investors, management and Yorkshire Fund Managers in the round. Part of the funding was in the form of a loan from the Viking Loan Fund.
01 Oct 2009
Drug screening company secures angel investment
Many business angels may remember Retrogenix from the Investment Competition at this year's Venturefest. Now the company has received a £150,000 investment to enable it to scale up its innovative screening technology. Retrogenix was founded by Dr Jim Freeth and Jo Soden, who completed the deal after taking part in the Access to Finance for Healthcare Technology Companies programme run by Grant Thornton.
01 Oct 2009