Shopblocks secures £300k investment from Northern angel network

Shopblocks secures £300k investment from Northern angel network

Dow Schofield Watts Ventures – the Northern angel network – has completed its second deal, with a £300,000 investment in Miribase Limited, the company behind the Shopblocks e-commerce platform. Over 25 angel investors took part in the funding round, which…
How much to raise – June 2018

How much to raise – June 2018

https://soundcloud.com/dowschofieldwatts/the-first-vc-round-how-much-should-you-aim-to-raise Over the last year we’ve seen about 250 pitch decks, from teams at differing stages, with wildly differing views on funding amounts and valuations (the question of valuation is inextricably linked to the amount of the raise; I’ll try…
Avanite secures £500k as angel network complete first investment

Avanite secures £500k as angel network complete first investment

Dow Schofield Watts Ventures – the new Northern angel network – has completed its inaugural deal, with a £500,000 investment in Warrington-based software company Avanite.  Over 30 angel investors took part in the funding round, which will allow Avanite to expand its team to…
Angel network chooses Avanite for its first EIS qualifying investment

Angel network chooses Avanite for its first EIS qualifying investment

Dow Schofield Watts Ventures – the network set up last year to bring together individual investors with promising Northern technology firms – has chosen a Warrington-based software company for its first funding round. The Ventures are being offered an EIS…
New angel network attracts over 50 investors in first month

New angel network attracts over 50 investors in first month

A new business angel network which aims to boost investment in the North’s technology sector has attracted over 50 potential investors and almost 40 companies within its first month. Dow Schofield Watts Ventures is now targeting £5m of investment into…
New angel network aims to give wings to North’s tech sector

New angel network aims to give wings to North’s tech sector

A new business angel network aims to boost the North’s technology sector by bringing together early-stage companies with experienced entrepreneurs who can provide investment, mentoring and support. DSW Ventures aims to provide a strong and active angel network similar to…