Hawk-Eye Technology

Pioneering technology company Hawk-Eye receives £500k seed funding from the ICON Technology Channel, the technology known as DatAcq represents a major advance in collecting positional information. The information is gathered quickly enough to automatically point broadcast cameras at sports stars giving close up action shots which have hitherto been impossible to achieve, even by the world’s best cameramen. This data also allows performance information to be shown instantly or used ... read more

ICON Secures Funding for Primal Pictures

ICON secure £1m first round funding for pioneering software company Primal Pictures. Primal design advanced software for the healthcare sector and has developed an interactive package for "electronic dissection" of the human body. The company’s core technology and expertise is 3D computer modelling techniques; allied to advanced medical imaging sources such as MRI. Primal create high-resolution CAD-CAM models of the human anatomy and 3D animations of the body in motion, ... read more

Spirit Soft

ICON acted for Spiritsoft securing £8m second round funding. Spiritsoft are world leaders in Java Messaging Service (JMS) solutions. The company develops Java Messaging Software for middle-ware Internet and WAP tools for BtoB financial institutions. Major customers include Reuters subsidiary Instinet, Dresdner Bank and GEIS. The funding will be used to extend SpiritSoft's lead in the Java Messaging market-place ona global scale. The research and development programme will continue to ... read more

Advisor Technologies

ICON co represented Advisor Technologies, the leading security architecture management company in it's first round fund raising of $2 million. Advisor Technologies (ATL) is an innovative European company founded in 1999 to address the relatively new area of security architecture management (SAM) within the Internet security arena, with particular focus on Real-Time Security Attack Detection. Major partnerships already include all the leading security vendors such as: Cisco, Checkpoint, IBM, and ... read more

Firststake Plc

ICON has secured £555k interim funding for Firststake Plc to enable the business to build upon the recent launch of its online sports betting service. The company established its Internet business, firststake.com, after listing on OFEX in November 1999. The site offers online sports betting facilities with up to the minute sports news service and has achieved impressive initial results since its launch in June this year - generating £1 ... read more

Floot investment from BSkyB, Sony & Warner Music

ICON acting for Floot.com secure investment from Music Choice Europe Ltd, a joint venture between BSkyB, Sony and Warner Music. This is Floot.coms, second major strategic partnership, following the deal with Freeserve announced earlier in the year. Floot.com, will be selling downloads and physical CDs of a wide range of musical styles and genres from all around the world. The deal with Music Choice enables Floot to market its artists ... read more

Capital Track

ICON secure seed funding for Capitaltrack.com. Capitaltrack.com use an internet based electronic messaging system which links the participants involved in transactions, to International financial markets. This system will also provide a database and archiving system enabling participants to access information required by them, which is currently difficult to access.   read more


ICON secures £10m funding for web design company, Solsoft. The company specialise in the design, development and maintenance of websites and internet strategies for small to medium sized businesses, and develops e-commerce solutions for clients dealing in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors. Solsoft provide a finance plan to help clients pay for their web sites over a three year period. The funding will enable Solsoft to expand its sales and ... read more