Move Guides just raised $48m: what made us invest in their seed round?

Move Guides just raised $48m: what made us invest in their seed round?

Move Guides, one of our very first investments as Beacon ( then Angellab), closed $48 million in Series C funding last month. We were the first investors in the company and it is, almost to the day, five years since we participated in its seed round. Move Guides has since raised over $90 million in […]

OnePulse Closes $3M in Funding Round

OnePulse Closes $3M in Funding Round

Beacon Capital portfolio company, OnePulse, has closed a $2.07 million funding round led by UK-listed agency network Next 15 and Silicon Valley based Foundation Capital. The funding comes on top of a previous round of $1.07 million led by Beacon Capital and BBH ZAG. The company will use the funds to launch in the United States in […]

Azimo Raises $15M from Rakuten to expand into Asia

Azimo Raises $15M from Rakuten to expand into Asia

Beacon Capital portfolio company, Azimo, has raised $15 million led by Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten as the start-up looks to expand its presence in Asia. The funding round brings Azimo’s total amount raised to $40 million to-date. Existing investors eVentures, Frog Capital, Greycroft, Accion and MCI also contributed to this round of funding. To date, Azimo makes most […]

Portugal Ventures partners with Beacon Capital for London launch

Portugal Ventures partners with Beacon Capital for London launch

Portugal’s largest technology investor today announced it has opened an office in London to help its portfolio companies expand and internationalise. Portugal Ventures, a Lisbon-based VC with €400 million in assets, said it has entered into a strategic partnership with London-based VC, Beacon Capital. Beacon Capital will advise Portugal Ventures’ companies on strategy to scale […]

Adbrain Raises New Round of Funding

Adbrain Raises New Round of Funding

Adbrain, a Beacon Capital portfolio company, has raised $7.5m in a new investment round, which it will use for further international expansion. The firm has also appointed Jason Atlas as Chief Technology Officer. Adbrain’s new funding comes from existing investors Notion Capital and Octopus Ventures, with participation from Cisco Investments. CEO, Gareth Davies comments: ‘This latest […]

London Startup OnePulse secures $1.07m funding

London Startup OnePulse secures $1.07m funding

Real-time consumer engagement app OnePulse has closed a $1.07m seed investment round, led by AngelLab, D5 Capital and the London Co-Investment Fund along with a number of senior brand and technology executives.

Lessons on pivoting from the $11m-backed Shopa

Lessons on pivoting from the $11m-backed Shopa

AngelLab Managing Partner Maria Dramalioti-Taylor talks through some lessons learned on pivoting from our investment in the social commerce startup Shopa.

Chaser raises £500,000 for expansion

Chaser raises £500,000 for expansion

Chaser, an online tool that helps you get your invoices paid on time, has raised £500,000 which includes investment from AngelLab.

Neighbourly Secures £1M Investment

Neighbourly Secures £1M Investment

Neighbourly, an AngelLab portfolio company, has completed its third round of fund raising of in excess of £1 million from angel investors.

Flypay Raises $10.7M Series A Round

Flypay Raises $10.7M Series A Round

AngelLab portfolio company, Flypay, announced that it has raised a $10.7 million Series A round led by Time Out, the publisher behind Time Out magazine.

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