London’s Imperial College debuts ‘Innovation Fund’ to back startups founded by students and staff

Imperial College London, one of the world’s leading universities, is today launching its first ‘Innovation Fund’ to back early-stage spin-out startups founded by students or staff, or with a research or development link to the institution. The first fund will be managed by university spinout fund manager Parkwalk, an obvious choice as the latter already […]

London-based Anthemis raises $90 million for its new, insurtech-focused fund

London-based fintech investment platform Anthemis has closed $90 million for its latest, insurtech-focused fund with the participation of Aflac Global Ventures, Sumitomo Life, Nürnberger Versicherung and Daido Life Insurance Company. Anthemis has also announced the appointment of Kate Sampson as the Managing Director. She previously held the position of VP of Risk Solutions at Lyft […]