UK Tech Investment Round-Up takes place every Monday at 12 pm BST on Clubhouse, hosted by Manoj Ranaweera of Deal Lite (a product of Techcelerate) with co-hosts, Andrew Threlfall of Malinko (Techcelerate’s largest tech company, which makes scheduling community nursing a walk in the park for the NHS) and Stewart Townsend, a SaaS Channel Specialist who helped scale Zendesk, DataSift and many others.
Episode 22 will take place on 26th July 2021 at 12 pm BST.
The friendly discussion will focus on:
- Investment Update from Deal Lite
- Founder journeys
- Investment journeys
- 2021 Plans
We hope the audience will be able to benefit from the knowledge shared.
1. Anthony Seale – Legatics (Series A)
Anthony is the CEO of Legatics, which recently secured £3 million Series A investment from Mobeus.
Anthony was previously an energy and infrastructure finance associate at Clifford Chance. He is skilled in legal processes rooted in his experience analysing satellite data. He founded Legatics after seeing an opportunity to make legal transactions transparent and efficient.
Legatics is an intuitive legal transaction management software that simplifies and automates traditional legal processes. Legatics transforms legal transactions, providing a better deal experience for all parties and freeing lawyers from unnecessary administrative tasks.
2. Jonathan Roomer – YuLife (Series B)
Jonathan is the Co-founder of YuLife, which recently secured £50 million Series B investment led by Target Global.
Jonathan started his career with an entrepreneurial adventure as the co-founder of Moca, a startup venture in the Mobile Marketing space. Then he went back to banking and became an Actuary. He was the Early Stage Lead at KPMG tech growth team where he consulted over 200 startups. He is also a frequent speaker at tech startup events.
YuLife is a tech-driven insurance company on a mission to inspire life and turn financial products into a force for good. By harnessing the power of gamification and the latest behavioural science, YuLife insurance rewards healthy living and puts everyday wellness within reach of everyone.
3. Vid Stojevic – Kuano (Seed)
Vid is the CEO and Co-founder of Kuano, which secured £1 million Seed investment from investors including ACF Investors and o2h Ventures.
Vid is an expert in Quantum Physics and Artificial Intelligence who was a Postdoctoral Researcher in quantum physics for over 8 years. He co-founded the GTN in 2017. Vid has a vast knowledge of theoretical physics, many-body quantum physics, tensor networks, string theory, machine learning, mathematical modelling, data analysis and programming.
Kuano is an artificial intelligence company, using quantum simulations to create molecular design solutions to challenging enzyme targets.
Kuano has developed a proprietary in silico approach to modelling the unique quantum transition state of the catalytic site of enzymes, defining the quantum pharmacophore and coupling this to a quantum-computing inspired, AI/machine learning approach to discovering novel inhibitors.
4. Francesca Howland – Bimble (Seed)
Francesca is the Co-founder and CEO of Bimble, which secured £1.8 million Seed investment led by Dimitris Panagopoulos.
Francesca is an entrepreneur and previously founded Hazlitz Fine Stationery in 2003. She was also the CEO and Product Owner of Destia.com. Francesca and her co-founder realized the lack of a guide for local places and their love for “live like a local” type of travelling gave them the inspiration to found Bimble.
Bimble Studios is a digital portal to the real world, Bimble offers the advantage of a human filter with direct, informal, user-generated content and meaningful endorsements from people who love to go out and about and share their support for the places they love.