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Calculus VCT invests in world-leading accounts payable forensic software provider

Calculus Capital has joined a £3.6 million funding round to support fast-growing accounts payable forensic software provider FISCAL Technologies. The money is the first external funding for the award-winning business, whose forensic software helps companies to identify areas of risk and fraud at every stage of the “purchase-to-pay” process. FISCAL, which is based in Reading, … Continued

Arecor announces positive results for the phase I clinical trial of ultra rapid acting formulation of insulin

Arecor Limited (“Arecor” or “the Company”), the biopharmaceutical company advancing today’s therapies to enable healthier lives, today announces positive headline results for the Phase I clinical trial of its ultra-rapid acting insulin product candidate, AT247. In the study, AT247 provided a favourable pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic profile compared with NovoRapid® and Fiasp®. AT247, an investigational novel meal-time insulin … Continued

Calculus extends VCT offer to polling day

Calculus Capital has extended its offer to waive initial fees on investments into its Venture Capital Trust (VCT) till December 12th. The move will allow investors to see their adviser before polling stations open. All three parties have published their manifestos and need to find the cash to pay for their spending plans. Labour and … Continued

Arecor announces positive results for the first clinical trial

Arecor, the biopharmaceutical company advancing today’s therapies to enable healthier lives, today announces positive headline results for the Phase I clinical trial of its ultra-rapid acting insulin product candidate, AT247.  In the study, AT247 provided a favourable pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic profile compared with NovoRapid® and Fiasp®. AT247, an investigational novel meal-time insulin formulation, aims to significantly accelerate … Continued

Calculus invests in Wonderhood Studios

Calculus Capital is delighted to announce its investment in Wonderhood Studios, the creative business founded by former Channel 4 CEO David Abraham and senior partners from the TV production and advertising sectors. Wonderhood is introducing a new hybrid model as a TV programme maker and advertising agency supported by a third capability which provides data-led … Continued

How to use VCTs for retirement

Investors placed £731m into Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) last year and early indications suggest that they may top that this year. The reason is simple – many of us now use VCTs as a key part of retirement planning alongside our pension. They are a tax efficient way of saving for retirement and then drawing … Continued

Wazoku featured in the 70 fastest-growing tech firms in the UK by SVC2UK

70 of the most promising high-growth tech firms in the UK have been named as the country’s top scaleup companies by tech group Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK). The chosen scaleups – fast-growing companies that have expanded beyond the startup stage – are invited to a special summit in London later this month, and … Continued