Active Investments

autoGraph

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 using the platform for highly targeted marketing campaigns.

www.autograph.me


Beat.tv

Be-at.tv is a digital platform that specialises in streaming electronic music festivals, clubs and event, live and on-demand. It is the leading video distributor in the industry with an end-to-end proprietary system incorporating track, ticket and merchandise sales.

www.be-at.tv


Bloomy Days

Bloomy Days is a subscription-based fresh cut flower delivery service with headquarters in Germany. Bloomy Days currently delivers approximately 900 packages of fresh flower bouquets every week to businesses and private individuals. Customers can select the frequency of the delivery (e.g. weekly, bi-monthly, monthly), where Bloomy Days guarantees that flowers are no more than 7 days old. The company hand crops and prepares ready to use bouquets of flowers which are carefully selected from the market. Bloomy Days subscription model allows the company to avoid any inventory costs, ensuring strong cash flow and low capital requirements.

https://www.bloomydays.com/de


Made TV

Made TV is the largest holder of local TV licenses in the UK, covering more than 11 million people across 5 stations: Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Teesside and Tyne & Wear. Made TV aims to become the premier source of all local information, entertainment and events across the whole of the UK connecting businesses and consumers in a way that is lacking in the UK market. Made TV will be carried with prominent EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) positions on all major platforms including Channel 8 on Freeview and Channel 117 on Sky.

www.madetelevision.com


Matternet

Matternet is creating an automated transportation system, through a network of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) coordinated with a proprietary software platform/cloud routing system. The current target vertical is the pharmaceutical market to deliver in areas that are inaccessible due to conflict, inaccessible infrastructure. It can therefore be used to deliver high value, time sensitive medical supplies (and other essential materials) to the developing world, or over traffic-jammed streets. Going forward, the system will be particularly useful for the last mile of logistics for businesses, which is the most expensive and least efficient aspect of delivery, and other shipping applications.

https://mttr.net


Money Dashboard
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.

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.


Medikidz
Medikidz mission is to improve the quality of life of young patients through education, by becoming a trusted global brand for children’s health. Medikidz have built a multimedia health education system for children.

http://www.medikidz.com/gb-en


Norwood
Norwood Systems was founded in 2011 to develop and supply the best possible global mobility and roaming solutions for mid-size to large organisations. The company’s current cloud services offering, CORONA (Corporate Roaming Network Access), delivers the world’s most advanced international roaming solution leveraging non-cellular networks. CORONA integrates mobile devices securely and seamlessly with the organisation’s existing voice assets – the PBXs and voice WAN links that make up its private voice cloud – no matter where they are. Norwood Systems is working with a number of global partners, committed to participating in Norwood Systems’ rollout of the CORONA service platform.

http://norwoodsystems.com


Orson and Co
Orson & Co has developed a stunning touchscreen media format called eLume, already on the App store (“the best digital book interface I’ve ever seen” – according to PC World’s tablet editor). The eLume unlocks the power of touchscreen devices by creating mass bespoke reading experiences that speak, teach, share and delight. eLume is a beautifully crafted interface that re-designs story-telling and engages users through interactive media & social connectivity. Orson’s production and distribution model outcompetes enhanced eBooks in functionality, richness, cost and data analytics. The eLume platform is a new app-based “bookshelf” that will curate and distribute titles. Orson’s first deals pave the road to new revenue streams for publishers, allowing them to monetise backlist content. Software licensing will enable them to create deluxe digital editions and help brands/events/institutions to better reach their mobile market.

www.orsonandco.com


Playrcart
The Playrcart app allows users to browse and watch video content (e.g. film trailers) and then buy related products (e.g. cinema tickets) in the player in real time with no 3rd party site redirection. The app acts as an enabler, creating a new ecosystem to market, promote and retail products using web based video. Currently the company is targeting the film vertical with plans to move into gaming, fashion, and live events. The company has managed to secure premium content from numerous film studios. One of the app’s key beneficial features is that it avoids wastage in e-commerce through 3rd party site redirection. Playrcart distributes content through hugely scalable platforms of publisher partners.

www.playrcart.com


Quill
Quill is a global content marketing specialist, purpose-built to deliver high performance content to brands. 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. It is a content partner for a range of world-class brands and agencies including Shop Direct, STA Travel, LA Fitness, Arsenal, Reckitt Benckiser, 888.com, WPP, Aegis and Publicis.

www.quillcontent.com


Secure any Mobile
Secure Any Mobile is a top-tier application based encryption system which acts as a Software/Hardware token combination. The system is compatible across any device be it smartphone, tablet or desktop. It is easy to use, install and is extremely cost effective. The company provides corporates (B2B) and, at a later stage, consumers (through bB2B2C) with a secure alternative for most authentication, document storage and communication apps, such as: VoIP, WhatsApp, iMessaging, the smartphone’s texting and email applications and Dropbox. The company is having very good commercial traction with leading corporates.

www.secureanymobile.com


Shopitize
Shopitize is a unique mobile marketing platform that enables brands and retailers to grow sales and drive loyalty by giving tailored offers and promotions to shoppers. It provides brands with alternative couponing and promotional methods at a fraction of the standard cost. The company’s algorithms are capable of processing 95% of physical receipts within 60 seconds. Actionable shopper data immediately provides useful shopper insights to brands, retailers and publishers. The technology has open architecture, is fully automated and based on a robust mobile marketing automation platform, analytics and customer service portal. The company has run 40+ client campaigns for Tier-1 clients, including leading international brands and publishers.

www.shopitize.com


SoundOut
SoundOut is a web based music technology and data company using crowdsourcing and the wisdom of crowds to predict the market potential and demographic resonance of new music. Its main products are reports to radio stations allowing them to tailor programming to their sponsor’s targets. SoundOut has successfully replicated its model in the Fashion industry also using crowdsourcing and big data analytics to provide retailers with rapid insight into the appeal, demand and pricing of new ranges prior to bulk orders being placed. First customers included New Look and Dorothy Perkins (Arcadia).

www.soundout.com


Taggstar
Taggstar is a B2B SaaS e-commerce conversion play that enables e-commerce companies to increase conversion rates and dwell time. Taggstar designs and creates intelligent SaaS ‘guided selling’ solutions to improve consumer online experience and accelerate product-buying decisions. The software achieves this by overlaying dynamic information on product webpages, displaying stocks available, last purchased time and special pop-ups for fast selling “on fire” products, so as to create a sense of urgency and engagement with the customer that delivers a superior shopping conversion. The company’s proprietary Trend Detection Algorithm (TDA) engine analyses web traffic in real time and recognises the optimal and most effective message (or combination of messages) to display to potential buyers. The company launched with Shop Direct Group, a £1.7 billion retailer including brands such as Littlewoods, Isme and Very.co.uk, in February 2014. Taggstar’s clients include Shop Direct, Argos and Thomas Cook.

www.taggstar.com


Teads
Teads is a global technology group which specializes in creating innovative video advertising inventory at scale and automates transactions between buyers and sellers. With presence in North America, Latam, Europe and Asia, the company distributes video advertising for the world’s leading brands, including: Heineken, Acer, LG, Samsung, Evian, Adidas, The Economist, FT, Forbes, Le Mond. Teads is the industry’s most advanced video SSP (Supply Side Platform), allowing premium publishers to create extensive video advertising inventory, monetize their sites using instream and outstream advertising and optimize revenues and placement fill-rates.

http://teads.tv


OSTCFX
A team of highly successfully business professionals who founded and scaled one of the largest Global Liquidity Providers companies (OSTC Group) have partnered again to set up OSTCFX, a robust and scalable digital platform around a deliverable Foreign Exchange service that enables SME’s to manage their currency exposure.

OSTCFX provides a full suite of foreign exchange trading products to SMEs in order to help them manage more effectively their exposure to the volatility of the foreign exchange market. OSTCFX  offers a pro-active service with full transparency and competitive pricing that meets the requirements of SMEs.

www.ostcfx.com