UK Tech Investment Round-Up takes place every Monday at 12 pm GMT 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 8 will take place on 29th March 2021.
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. Geri Cupi – DIEM (Seed)
Geri is the Founder and CEO of DIEM, which recently secured a £4 million Seed investment led by Fasanara Capital.
Geri is a serial entrepreneur and founded DIEM after gaining expertise in blockchain, re-commerce and circular economy-driven practices. Concurrently, Geri is the co-founder of MonoChain, a blockchain-based platform. Previous to this, he has also built two startups which were acquired by Levis. In addition, He is also acting as a visiting lecturer at two universities.
DIEM allows customers to easily value and get credit for all kinds of lifestyle assets including clothes, accessories, electronics and books. The valuation is executed in nanoseconds, releasing instant cash access upon the client’s acceptance making the proposition convenient, fast and reliable.
2. Konstantina Psoma – Kaedim (Seed)
Konstantina is the CEO and co-founder of Kaedim, which recently secured Pre-Seed investment.
Konstantina and her co-founder came up with the idea for Kaedim around a year before graduating from their degrees in Computer Science with Innovation and won the New Enterprise Competition for Kaedim.
Kaedim leverages the power of their AI system to create 3D digital assets in a fraction of the time, enabling you to find and polish only those that fit your needs, making it simpler, faster and cheaper.
3. Gren Paull – Lilli (Seed Follow on)
Gren is the CEO of Intelligent Lilli, which secured £4.5 million Seed Follow On investment led by West Hill Capital.
Gren is an experienced operational leader who has spent his career building fast-growing businesses. Gren is well known in the investment community for his successes and his ability to deliver a return on investment.
Lilli Is the Future of Independent Living – We believe that regardless of a person’s medical condition, ability or age, everyone has the right to maintain their independence. Their system provides real-time data and insights to those responsible for their care to give them surety in their behaviours and status and highlight any causes for concern.
4. Thomas MacKenzie – RankedRight (Pre-Seed)
Thomas is the CEO at RankedRight, which secured £363k Pre-Seed investment led by angel investor John Yeo.
Thomas was a former IBM Associate Partner and vulnerability management specialist. He developed the offering for a transport cybersecurity practice at NCC Group. Thomas has over 10 years of experience in cybersecurity, building and running large successful teams of ethical hackers and vulnerability management consultants.
RankedRight is a triage platform that automatically ranks vulnerabilities based on the rules set by its user, factoring in what is critical to the business, and delegating it to the most appropriate person to resolve.