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US Angels share their experiences with London's Angels on Independence Day at an Early Exits Workshop

4 July 2012

John May, an experienced U.S business angel, has delivered a workshop on Early Exits as part of the Angels in the City Programme in the City of London. The workshop which was supported by the City of London Corporation in conjunction with London Business Angels, enabled new investors to learn about the effective techniques developed for investors in start-up and early stage businesses to build and exit companies in say three years without the need for extensive funding rounds requiring high levels of follow on investment.
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£490k LBA investment cornerstones Lumejet’s £1.87m funding round led by Paul Anson of Qi3 Accelerator

25 June 2012

Early stage Coventry based high quality imaging technology specialist, Lumejet, has secured £1.87m in a second funding round which was cornerstoned by a £490k investment by LBA investors including £90k from the LBA EIS Roundtable Syndicate Fund 2012. The company has developed a new LED imaging technology that can provide high precision printed solutions for a variety of specialist markets. Read more »

LEADING EDGE SKIN CARE AND MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY Bringing total funds raised to £211,000

31 May 2012

Additional £86,000 March

A group of Beer Investors have invested alongside both existing and other new investors into this spin out from St Andrews University. The company has developed and launched a range of products that allow treatment of commonly occurring skin cancers to be carried in the primary care arena rather than within specialist dermatology clinics. This funding round will take the business into profitability and allow the company to roll out its technology into other common skin treatment areas. Read more »

UTILITY SUPPLIER Bringing total funds raised to £930,000

31 May 2012

Additional funding April

This company is a fully Ofgem regulated supplier of gas and electricity into the niche tenanted property market. The company is growing rapidly. Beer investors have participated in 4 funding rounds to date with funds supplied as a mix of equity and convertible loans.

Acting for Beer & Partners Ltd – Patrick Angier – Scotland


31 May 2012

£180,000 January

First tranche of a total of £600,000 being invested into this company which operates and constructs wind farms. After presenting at our Investment Fair in November 2010 investment interested was confirmed at an early stage but was not committed until the planning permissions were granted for the sites in early 2012.

Acting for Beer & Partners Ltd – Chris Scott – South East Region


31 May 2012

£138,000 April Bringing total funds raised to £338,000 Read more »