UK-based radiation detection company Symetrica lands £3 million

Southampton-based radiation detection and identification hardware company Symetrica has raised £3 million to support its expansion in the US. Parkwalk and Nesta led the round, which also included follow-on investments from Tennants Ventures, Albion Investments, and Technology Venture Partners. Founded in 2002 by the former head of Physics and Astrophysics at Southampton University, Symetrica builds […]

SAP, Telefónica and Virgin awarded as the corporates most actively supporting European startups

Yesterday, attended an event in Brussels organised by open innovation advisory firm Mind the Bridge and UK-based innovation foundation Nesta, meant to highlight and award the corporates that are doing the most to support startups across Europe. During the event, which was attended by Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for research, science and innovation, the […]

Cisco top Europe’s 25 Corporate Startup Stars ranking in Berlin

Cisco has come out on top of Europe’s 25 Corporate Startup Stars, a ranking of corporates working with startups. The rankings, by Nesta and the Startup Europe Partnership (SEP), were revealed today at the Startup Europe Summit in Berlin. Cisco was recognised for its Cisco Investments portfolio, which includes Startupbootcamp, and incubation program Cisco Entrepreneurs […]