Nucana closes IPO at $114m

Nucana closes IPO at $114m

A PIONEERING medical firm which develops techniques to boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy has raised almost £75 million by floating on the stock market. Edinburgh-based NuCana, which began trading yesterday on the NASDAQ stock market in New York, will use the windfall to fund further…

Pixey.io secures £250k funding

Pixey.io secures £250k funding

An Edinburgh-based startup that aims to help broadcasters and publishers to obtain the digital rights to Instagram photographs has secured almost £250,000 in seed funding. Equity Gap, Gabriel and Scottish Investment Bank have invested a total of £213,000 with a further £30,000 from Robin Knox…

ESM Investments launches VCT

ESM Investments launches VCT

ESM Investments is casting the net wider in the search for wealthy investors to back a new technology growth fund. It is expected to seek out overseas investors as it looks to grow its investor base from 80 to 200 individuals. Since its formation in…