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Once Upon A Time acquires Toucan

Calculus portfolio company, Once Upon A Time, has acquired the brand activation and shopper marketing agency Toucan. This is Once Upon a Time’s fifth acquisition, and further supports their strategy to offer independent and fully integrated solutions for clients, this includes media, advertising, digital, shopper marketing and production. Once Upon A Time chief executive Joe … Continued

Calculus CEO John Glencross featured in City AM

Calculus CEO John Glencross has been featured in a City AM article discussing the upcoming Autumn Budget and the outcome of the Patient Capital Review. “In the government’s Patient Capital Review earlier this year, concerns were raised that VCTs and EISs – which give investors tax breaks to combat the perceived risk of backing young startups … Continued

Benito’s Hat opens in Oxford

Benito’s Hat have opened the doors to their new site in Westgate, Oxford. As part of their objective to bring ‘Mexican street food to the masses’, this is the seventh restaurant to be opened. “Representing Mexican cuisine are the cool lads and lasses of Benito’s Hat. Lit up in neon, and advertising burritos and margaritas, it has … Continued

Xjump opens new site in Denmark

Trampoline park operator Xjump have continued with their strategy of expanding across Scandinavia by opening the doors to their third site in Kolding, Denmark.

Calculus CEO John Glencross to host post budget Webinar

Webinar: Life after the Budget Calculus Capital CEO John Glencross will host ‘Life after the budget’ a Webinar discussing the key points of the Autumn Budget, including the Patient Capital Review and its likely effect on EIS and VCT investing. Date: Tuesday 28 November Time: 11:00 am  This webinar is free and registration is now open … Continued

Chop’d named ‘One to Watch’ at Growth Investor Awards

Chop’d were last night given a special mention as ‘One to Watch’ in the Growth Champion of the Year category at the 2017 Growth Investor Awards. The Growth Champion of the Year Award is the UK’s highest accolade for SMEs that have received venture capital or EIS funding. Chop’d recently opened their 18th site in Westferry … Continued