Skyscape Cloud Services secures £4m from BGF

Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave Assured Cloud Services Company, today announced that it has secured a £4m minority stake investment from BGF (Business Growth Fund) to accelerate its growth in the UK Public Sector market. The BGF investment reflects the confidence that this leading financial institution has in the Skyscape business, which is growing at 20% per month with Annualised ... read more


Calyos secures 4.5m euros funding

ICON advises Calyos, the leading provider of advanced two-phase cooling solutions, on its €4.5m of capital funding to further commercialize its breakthrough platform cooling solutions for Power Electronics applications and High Performance Computing (HPC) Data Centers. The fundraising is led by new investors committed to backing high growth technology ventures and are joined on the round by existing shareholders. The new investment enables Calyos to focus its efforts on setting ... read more


Dialcom’s Spontania sold to ClearOne Inc

ICON advise Madrid-based Dialcom Networks, S.L on the sale of Spontania, their software-based cloud video collaboration solution, to Salt Lake City’s ClearOne Inc. Spontania complements ClearOne's existing premise-based, enterprise video collaboration portfolio and makes ClearOne the only company offering an entirely software-based video conferencing product line from the personal client to the conference room, with a complete set of virtualized infrastructure.  The complete ClearOne video portfolio now can serve a ... read more


AOMI secures £5m investment from Calculus

ICON secures a £5m investment for back office optimisation specialist AOMi. AOMi offers solutions backed by its leading cloud based Workware software suite, providing an enterprise ready solution for its 40,000 customers globally. Key clients: Barclays, Capita, Xchanging, Genpact, IFDS, ANZ, Westpac, National Australian Bank, New Zealand Inland Revenue, ABSA, Nedbank, Kotak, Mahindra Bank, TD Bank, Fifth Third Bank, TD Canada Trust and Banque National Du Canada. The investment from ... read more


ICON advises Coactiva on its sale to Callcredit Inc

Callcredit Information Group has today announced the acquisition of software solutions and consultancy provider, Coactiva. The acquisition further extends the range of innovative products and services offered by Callcredit to the public sector. It is a clear statement of Callcredit’s intent to further support public sector organisations with innovative solutions. Established in 2001, with offices in London and Wales, Coactiva is a pioneer in bringing sophisticated, innovative ‘Big Data’ Analytics ... read more


Abacus e-Media secures funding from BGF

Abacus e-Media is one of the UK’s leading providers of content management systems (CMS) and audience development platforms for the media, publishing and public sectors. The global web content management market is approximately $1bn in size and is projected to grow at c.14% from 2009 to 2014, twice as fast as the overall enterprise software market according to research specialists Gartner. Customers include some of the most influential companies in ... read more


Stantum raises 10m Euros

Stantum Technologies a pioneer developer of multi-touch sensing technologies, announced it has secured €10million in Series B funding. CDC Innovation and Auriga Partners co-led the round with Xange Private Equity. The new funding will be used to develop a worldwide sales and marketing organisation in the U.S., Europe and Asia; increase R&D capacity for next-generation sensing technologies and new products; and establish and increase mass manufacturing capabilities through partners. read more


Aria secures $4m fundraising

Aria Networks, a leading independent provider of capacity management software for telecoms and cloud services providers, has received $4m of investment funding in a round led by Seraphim Capital supported by the Capital For Enterprise Fund. Aria Networks will use the investment to further accelerate the growth of its customer base and to capitalize on the strategic industry partnerships it has secured in the past year, which are rapidly opening access ... read more