Government cautioned over new recovery loan scheme

PRESS RELEASE                        Government cautioned over new recovery loan scheme Business owners need to know the personal stakes are high   June 2022: Following news that UK ministers are poised to launch a new £3bn recovery loan scheme that will require business owners to provide personal guarantees, Todd Davison, MD of Purbeck Personal […]

Whizz Education Secures New Round of Investment

Investment to Support High Learning Impact Programmes Around the World   Whizz Education, the leader in adaptive learning technology and maths educational programs, has announced it has secured a new round of growth investment funding.   The investment will be used for product development and expansion to benefit every student and school Whizz Education works with […]

£0.5 million Headington life science laboratory development at The Oxford Trust’s...

The Oxford Trust, the local charity encouraging the pursuit of science and enterprise, is to undertake a half million-pound project to install life science laboratory facilities at its Wood Centre for Innovation in Headington, Oxford, to increase capacity for the local innovation ecosystem and has received £0.1 million in funding towards the project via the Government’s Local Growth Fund, secured by the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP).

Penningtons Manches Cooper advises AI spin out on Series A investment

The corporate team at Penningtons Manches Cooper has advised Mind Foundry, an Oxford-based artificial intelligence company, on its Series A investment. The funding round, which closed at over £10 million, was led by Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance (ANDI) of the MS&AD Insurance Group and brings Mind Foundry’s total funds raised to date to more than […]

Penningtons Manches Cooper advises Oxford University’s 200th spin-out company

Penningtons Manches Cooper’s corporate team has advised cyber security specialist PhishAR, as it becomes the 200th company created through Oxford University Innovation (OUI), the commercialisation arm of Oxford University. Building on the work of Professor Ivan Martinovic and Dr Ivo Sluganovic from Oxford’s Department of Computer Science, PhishAR employs augmented reality to crack down on […]