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D5 Capital Launches Angel Investor Club

D5 Capital has launched an angel investor group for private investors seeking exciting returns in technology and media. The angel service is provided to sophisticated, high net worth investors that want to gain exposure to high growth media & technology companies in Israel and the UK, with a view to making substantial capital gains over [...]

By |April 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wix USA IPO

Bloomberg reports that Wix, the leading SaaS platform for website design and build, is planning an IPO in New York and has appointed JP Morgan to advise. Sources have indicated that the company is planning to raise $75m to fund further global expansion. Wix was started in 2006 and has managed to build a client [...]

By |February 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rentify backed by Balderton

http://bit.ly/13qbYnj We are delighted to see that leading venture capital group Balderton has completed a £2m investment in Rentify, which we backed last year. Balderton has backed a number of high profile successes including LOVEFiLM and Betfair in the past, so we view this as a major kite mark for Rentify. The £2m Series A [...]

By |January 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

D5 Capital raises $1.5m for Sports Analytics Company

D5 Capital is delighted to announce the closure of a $1.5m Series A funding round for Playsight Interactive to commence the roll out of its ‘Smart Court’ ™ sports analytics platform in tennis clubs across the USA and UK. The investment continues our record of raising capital for companies with significant growth potential, operating in [...]

By |December 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

D5 Capital backs Rentify

Clients of D5 Capital have participated in a seed round investment in the exciting new online business called Rentify which aims to support buy-to-let landlords in the UK. www.rentify.com Rentify, created by ex-WCRS entrepreneur George Spencer, is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for the 1.5 million buy-to-let landlords renting residential properties to tenants [...]

By |December 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whitefox launches new publishing services group

D5 Capital is delighted to announce that it has supported the launch of Whitefox Publishing, a new UK-based publishing services organisation. http://www.wearewhitefox.com/ Whitefox is the brainchild of ex-Harper Collins duo John Bond and Annabel Wright who saw the need for state-of-the-art publishing advice and product delivery services for all participants in the $20 billion books [...]

By |December 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Investis Sold to Gresham Private Equity

We are delighted to see today's announcement of the simultaneous sale of Investis, the digital IR and corporate communications company, and Morningstar Investor Relations Services (formerly Hemscott) to Gresham Private Equity for a combined £30m. Investis represents £25m of the headline price. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/oct/01/investis-management-buyout?INTCMP=SRCHhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/oct/01/investis-management-buyout?INTCMP=SRCH We invested in Investis during the Series A round in 2000; since [...]

By |October 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Millions from Creativity

Making Millions from Creativity is published this month by Troubador, covering the process of selling a marketing services agency. Written by D5 Capital co-founder Rupert Ashe, the book attempts to de-mystify the process of selling an agency. Owners of agencies across the world in public relations, digital marketing, advertising, social media, design, SEO, branding, mobile [...]

By |September 20th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Please walk me thru’ the web…

We have today completed a great Series A investment in a new SaaS offering out of Tel Aviv, called Walkme, co-investing with Mangrove Capital Partners. Walkme.com is the product of the management team at Make Tutorial Limited, led by CEO Dan Adka. Billed as "Servicing Self Service", Walkme deals with two of the prime problems of [...]

By |March 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Videojug: Majority Stake Acquired by MLC50

Sale of our stake in Videojug Corporation: we have accepted an offer for our holding in Videojug Corporation from MLC50, a private equity vehicle in the media & technology space. Since starting Videojug in 2006, the site has become one of the most popular non-fiction video sites in the UK, with over 60m visits per [...]

By |April 30th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments