Invenirex appoints Chair to help guide roll-out of AI diagnostic platform

Invenirex appoints Chair to help guide roll-out of AI diagnostic platform

InvenireX – the Newcastle-based biotech company that aims to disrupt the market for PCR laboratory tests  - has appointed Alastair Carrington as Non-Executive Chairman. Alastair brings a wealth of experience in commercial strategy and leadership, particularly in the deep tech…
DSW Ventures leads £500k investment into Newcastle-based biotech InvenireX

DSW Ventures leads £500k investment into Newcastle-based biotech InvenireX

InvenireX, a Newcastle-based biotech company that aims to disrupt the market for PCR laboratory tests, has raised £500,000 in funding from DSW Ventures and XTX Ventures. InvenireX’s platform, which incorporates AI and programmable DNA, or ‘nanites’, enables scientists to rapidly…
BGF and DSW Ventures back The Insights Family for global growth

BGF and DSW Ventures back The Insights Family for global growth

25 January 2024: Manchester-based The Insights Family, a global leader in kids, parents, and family market intelligence, has announced a significant £5.6 million investment round led by BGF – one of the largest and most experienced growth capital investors in the UK…
DSW Ventures Investor Report – September 2023

DSW Ventures Investor Report – September 2023

The following is the manager report for the six months to September 2023 provided to investors in DSW Ventures portfolio companies. Please email investors@dsw.vc for further information. Overview and Market Conditions In terms of quoted markets, the broader technology market has…
DSW Ventures strengthens team with new partner and promotion

DSW Ventures strengthens team with new partner and promotion

DSW Ventures, the venture capital arm of the Dow Schofield Watts group, has significantly strengthened its team with a new key appointment and the promotion of an existing team member. Doug Quinn, who joins as Partner, brings a wealth of…

DSW Ventures launches new intern programme for would-be VCs

DSW Ventures, the venture capital arm of the Dow Schofield Watts network, has launched a new student intern programme giving undergraduates a rare opportunity to gain experience in the industry during a year-long placement. The programme is open to those…
DSW Ventures Investor Report – March 2023

DSW Ventures Investor Report – March 2023

Navigating turbulent economic times, DSW Ventures continues to focus on venture capital investments which provide value over the long-term, endorsing companies that demonstrate capital efficiency and potential for swift demonstration of value. Our strategic approach involves active portfolio management, emphasising solvency and a growth mindset. We're committed to the crucial roles we play in pre- and series-A investment stages, even during a disappointing climate of risk aversion from some fellow early-stage investors.