Hot Deals

These deals are a sample of the high calibre investment opportunities that Ariadne are exploring both for itself and recommending to members of its network.

Ariadne Capital Hot Investment Deals

* Also an Ariadne Active Investment.

Quill - Ariadne Capital Investment Portfolio


Quill is a global content marketing specialist, purpose-built to efficiently produce high-quality content to brands, 24/7/365, at unparalleled speed and scale, for thousands of products across multiple topics, languages and formats. Quill is built around three unique capabilities: its global network of content creators, proprietary software and its experienced account management and in-house quality control. It provides efficient, cost-effective and scalable solutions to both in-house or content creation agency models, delivering bespoke, high-quality content across an unparalleled number of topics, formats and languages. Quill has served over 160 clients across 13 countries, including House of Fraser, Boden, De Beers, Google, STA Travel, Regus, Screwfix, DFS, Radisson Blu, Virgin Holidays and Mothercare.  Quill’s Founder & CEO, Ed Bussey is a three times successful entrepreneur who has previously been backed by Balderton Capital.  Exits achieved in previous businesses: ZYB acquired by Vodafone Plc and Fig Leaves acquired by N Brown. Quill was awarded a place in the 2016 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 – a ranking of the UK’s fastest-growing technology companies.  Its other investors include Smedvig Capital.

Quill Clients


Clients currently using the Quill technology include the following, to name a few.

Quill News


  • Quill closes investment round with Panoramic Growth Equity and Smedvig Capital. Read more…
  • Quill partners with Lionbridge to provide end-to-end multi-language content services. Read more…

Tagflix is becoming the largest e-commerce platform in the world. Users can now buy products that appear on the videos they’re watching online. Tagflix video graph maps the relationship between user behaviour and all the variables in the videos, such celebrities. Publishers, brands products and much more, down to an individual frame. With Al Video Graph patented Tagflix wavelet, Tagflix allows the viewer to discover the products shown in the video without any Ads interrupting the users experience. The Tagflix reporting dashboard gives you the insights you need to understand which products and brands are driving engagement with whom and in what video. The Tagstream API uses Artificial Intelligence to create context from the relationships between things in video. Similar to the way the Facebook Social Graph adds context between friends and interests.

Tagflix Clients


Clients currently using the Tagflix include the following:

autoGraph - Ariadne Capital Investment


autoGraph is a cloud based, geo-location marketing analytics platform which anonymously generates persona-based profiles on users via a free, engaging and easy-to-use application. Leveraging on a proprietary Big Data engine, autoGraph generates targeted offers that are fully based on preferences and geo-location information. autoGraph consumer-driven approach solves the rising public concern over data ownership & privacy and the platform is strategically positioned to embrace legislative changes in data protection. The company has achieved good traction to date with some large corporates, including Monitise and Virgin Money, using the platform for highly targeted marketing campaigns.  This enables them to better monetize and engage with their mobile customers through the use of its patented technology, which is used to create personal interest profiles with online identities or autoGraphs.

autoGraph Technology Integration Partners

Autograph - Ariadne Capital Investment Portfolio Integrated Technologies

autoGraph News


  • autoGraph raises $4.7 million investment led by Rally Capital. Read more…


Money Dashboard is a free online personal financial management service. It provides users with the ability to view all of their online financial accounts in one place and is powered by Yodlee, an account aggregation service used by many of the world’s leading banks and financial institutions.  It serves over 100,000 customers. Money Dashboard has an innovative and proven revenue model; the product is free for consumers but monetise the rich data they collect by creating research on UK consumer spending.  Money Dashboard is starting to monetise its data with a service for Asset Fund managers: based on individual payment transaction anonymously aggregated, Money Dashboard can predict an inflexion in quoted company revenues months before public earnings report. The company won a 2017 Banking award for best personal finance app.  Money Dashboard also has the largest complete record of UK consumer spending data with a database of >200m bank transactions spanning 7 years.   Other investors in the company include Calculus Capital and Par Equity.

Money Dashboard Crowdfunding Video

Money Dashboard News


  • Money Dashboard has been crowned Best Personal Finance App 2017 in the British Bank Awards. Read more…
Intercede - Ariadne Capital Investment Portfolio

Intercede is a cybersecurity company specializing in identity, credential management and secure mobility to enable digital trust. It provides software and services that help organizations ensure the safety and security of their people, facilities, networks and information in an increasingly mobile, digital world. Intercede has been delivering solutions to high profile customers, from the US and UK governments to some of the world’s largest corporations, telecommunications providers and information technology firms, for over 20 years.

The company posted a revenue of £11m and net income of -£1m in 2016. 2017 represents an inflection point for the business, given the opportunity to expand their technology from high-security into the high-volume markets (including B2B & B2C) driven by new consumer technology and regulatory changes. Intercede’s product innovation roadmap leverages 20 years of internal expertise and are underpinned by strong customer demand and a committed set of international partners that set the foundations for rapid success.

Richard Parris, CEO of Intercede, speaking at Follow The Entrepreneur Investor Summit 2017

Intercede Clients


Clients currently using the Intercede software include the following, to name a few.

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