Enghouse Systems of Canada acquires Gamma Projects

Gamma Projects provides network infrastructure management software solutions(collectively known as Gamma NetOne) and consultancy services for telecommunications operators and equipment vendors. Gamma's NetOne software product is an integrated suite of software that enables telecommunication companies to streamline the complex processes of planning, implementing, operating and optimizing mobile network infrastructures. "Gamma Projects is a natural fit as it provides our Asset Management Division (AMD) with a complementary telecom solution to our ... read more


3i backs Datanomic as future of data quality

Cambridge, UK: Datanomic, Europe’s fastest-growing data quality company, has attracted a significant £2.5 million investment from 3i, in a round of series B funding. Existing investor DN Capital of London increased its support for the company in this round and members of the company’s board and management team also participated. The investment is a major endorsement for Datanomic’s new senior management team and its next generation data quality solutions. Datanomic ... read more


ComMedica

Woking (7 December 2004) - COMMEDICA, the UK-based healthcare IT specialist originally spun out from Imperial College, London, has signed a £33m contract with Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) to supply its Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS) imaging software to the National Health Service. This will involve ComMedica providing PACS to the CSC Alliance in support of the NHS’ National Programme for IT (NPfIT). The CSC Alliance is the ... read more


IRIS Technology Limited

Northern Venture Managers Limited (NVM) has announced that it has made a further investment of £1 million in IRIS Technology Limited (IRIS). This additional funding follows NVM’s previous investments of £1.1 million to support the Aberdeen-based data transfer business. The new funds will be used to provide additional working capital to support significant new contract opportunities. IRIS specialises in technology for the transmission of data from remote platforms such as ... read more


Gibson Music

ICON advises London based, home automation leader Gibson on its £1.4 milion sale to UK based, Holloway White Allom The acquisition provides Holloway White Allom (HWA) with Gibson’s expertise in home automation and extends HWA’s commitment to the broadening of their services in this niche market. Mayfair-based specialist builders Holloway White Allom announce their acquisition of Gibson Music, who are well known for their pioneering design and installation of home ... read more


ICON support the GB Paralympic Team in Athens 2004 Games

ICON is delighted to help sponsor the British Team to take part in the Paralympic Games in Athens. The team achieved fantastic results in the 2004 games, coming second in the medal table with 35 Gold, 30 Silver and 29 Bronze Medals. Competition was fiercer than ever before, with more nations and more athletes competing and many World Records set. Unbelievable performances were witnessed involving athletes from around the world: ... read more


Enigmatec secures $6m third round funding from Intel

Enigmatec Corporation, a provider of execution management software for the next generation of data center, today announced that it has secured $6 million in a third round of funding, bringing its total venture capital infusion to over $11 million. The new funding will be used to support go-to-market activities and continued product development. " We are excited about advancements in orchestration management," said Bill Sayles, general manager of Intel's Manageability ... read more


Business Plans

“Less than 1% of business plans submitted to business angels or venture capitalists will be successful in raising money.” John Mullins, The New Business Road Test. To help overcome these daunting odds, students at the world-renowned University of Bath School of Management recently had to make a pitch for venture capital financing to support their MBA business plans. The Claverton Entrepreneurship Competition, sponsored by ICON Corporate Finance, comes as a ... read more