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BILLS MANAGEMENT BUSINESS RECEIVES £115k FROM BRISTOL PRIVATE EQUITY CLUB

A Bristol-based technology business which manages household bills for students has received vital early-stage investment from Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC). Easy Student Living was set up by Elliott Herrod-Taylor in 2017, during his second year at the University of Leeds. Last year the business rebranded as The Bunch ...


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January 2021

BRISTOL BACKING FOR GENOMEKEY

A group of successful Bristol-based entrepreneurs has invested £192,500 into a research and development project in the city that is searching for faster diagnosis and treatment of Sepsis, which is the number one cause of death worldwide. Sixteen members of Bristol Private Equity Club have backed GenomeKey, which is ...


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January 2021

BPEC beneficiaries celebrate awards successes

Three Bristol-based technology businesses which received vital early-stage investment from Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) have been recognised at two prestigious awards ceremonies.     Neciah and Josephine Dorh of Fluoretiq won the innovation award at this year’s South West 42 under 42 awards, while Dr. Stephanie Campbell of Okko Health won the social impact award.  Fluoretiq is developing technology to quickly identify harmful bacteria in hospitals, clinics and care homes while Okko is developing ...


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November 2020

NEWABLE VENTURES AND BRISTOL PRIVATE EQUITY CLUB SECURE £10M COMMITMENT FROM BRITISH BUSINESS INVESTMENTS

Newable Ventures and Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) have secured £10m in new funding from British Business Investments, a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, to fund early stage businesses across the UK. The £10m commitment from British Business Investments’ Regional Angels Programme will be invested by Newable ...


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November 2020

Investment helps space company take off

A Bristol business that is developing a reusable manufacturing satellite that will enable materials to be built in space has secured £250,000 worth of funding, including backing from a dozen of Bristol’s established entrepreneurs. The funding will enable Space Forge, which started in a garage in Bradley Stoke, Bristol ...


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April 2020

INVESTORS TO PROVIDE VITAL SUPPORT TO BRISTOL ENTREPRENEURS

Investors from Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) are rallying around their community of ambitious start-ups and high growth companies, providing much-needed guidance and support to help them find solutions to the challenges that lie ahead. Many of BPEC’s 85 investors, who are all highly successful entrepreneurs, will be communicating ...


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March 2020