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In March 2014 e-Go successfully raised £950,000 to launch its unique aircraft in the UK and US markets.

The story

The e-Go is the first aeroplane to be designed and built in the UK in decades. Described as a ‘fun flying machine’, it has an ultra-light design, meeting the requirements of the Civil Aviation Authority which recently eased red tape on the developers of single seat aircraft. e-Go is arguably the most successful company to emerge from Cambridge’s technology parks, and its chief designer is Giotto Castelli: a seasoned aeronautical engineer from Italy who was drawn to the UK by its new business-friendly climate.

This round was led by Hermann Hauser, founder of Acorn Computers and its spin-out ARM Holdings; Marshall Group, owners of the Cambridge airfield and aeronautical experts; the astronaut Michael Foale and Government-backed investment fund Angel CoFund.

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Where are they now?

June 2016: e-Go Aeroplanes has gone into production! The first production airplane was unveiled at the company’s milestone event in June – read all about it here.

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July 2015: Here’s a short video we’ve prepared to show you some of e-Go’s progress since the raise:

August 2017 update: e-Go aeroplanes are currently in liquidation.

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Canary

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Technology, Hardware & Equipment
Canary is led by none other than Christopher Curry, co-founder of Acorn computers, William Cotton, former MD of Boots International, and Stuart Sheehy, previously at BUPA.

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£10,458

Average investment

£251,000

Total raised

Mill Residential REIT

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First UK residential Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), aiming to list on a UK stock exchange in December 2014.

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£30,130

Average investment

£2,199,520

Total raised

Apta Biosciences

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Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
Apta Biosciences – creators of a groundbreaking alternative to antibodies – came to SyndicateRoom for help closing their £1.55 million round. The spin-off from Japanese IT giant Fujitsu wound up breezing past their funding target, closing at an impressive £1,792,500.

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£34,906

Average investment

£1,850,000

Total raised

RefurbThat

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Technology, Hardware & Equipment
RefurbThat save companies and individuals money on their computing spend, selling like-new refurbished laptops with up-to-date pre-installed software.

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£13,041

Average investment

£352,100

Total raised

Made in Mind

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Technology, Hardware & Equipment
Made in Mind, combining style and utility to design beautiful products for the mobile market, has successfully raised £352,000 from a number of business angels and sophisticated investors on SyndicateRoom.

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£11,355

Average investment

£352,000

Total raised

Psonar

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Media & Telecommunications
Psonar, the pay per play music startup set to revolution streaming music, has successfully raised £545,158 from two funding rounds.

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£11,851

Average investment

£545,158

Total raised