TVI 1 Portfolio
Surface Generation is a privately owned UK company which was founded in 2002 as the first spin-off from one of Europe’s leading research and technology consultancies.
Founded by a team including Pera and the University of Cambridge the company’s revolutionary Near-Net-Shape and Subtractive Pin Tool, mould making, process will fundamentally alter the economics of small volume production of large products.
Nalpeiron develops digital rights management and software licensing technologies to reduce losses from casual piracy without compromising the end user experience.
Microvisk is developing a hand held Point of Care and Home Use test for patients using anti-coagulant treatments. The devices will conduct the internationally recognised Prothrombin Time test by using a drop of the patient’s whole blood taken by a finger prick.
AM TECHNOLOGY LTD
AM Technology Ltd is a specialist engineering design company. The company’s breakthrough heat transfer technology uses the principle of constant flux control to deliver stable temperature control. The designs are covered by multiple patents and can be employed on any scale of equipment from lab through to large industrial processes.
LEIN APPLIED DIAGNOSTICS
Lein Applied Diagnostics develops and exploits innovative low cost opto-electronic solutions to meet needs in medical diagnostics.
Their first application was a portable optical glucose sensor for people with diabetes.
MEC DYNAMICS CORP
MEC Dynamics Corp is a medical devices company developing and manufacturing point-of-care diagnostic products, using its proprietary technology.
MEC’s devices have been designed for use in the both physician¹s office as well as the patient¹s home. They enable the ‘real time’ measurement of key blood analytes for early detection and more effective management of a variety of diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer.
Applesnapz Ltd is the first company in the UK to introduce the healthy alternative to traditional fried and baked crisps. After creating the healthy crisp sector in the UK Applesnapz are now the brand leaders for fruit and vegetable crisps which are not fried or baked.
CheckSURE provides business data focussed on credit, company and director checks in the UK SME market. CheckSURE provides individuals and businesses with the tools to diligence their relationships with suppliers, customers, advisors or partners so they can best manage their business risks.
TVI 1 acquired a majority stake in CheckSURE in 2014 and has provided capital for the business to grow.
Venues & Events International
Venues & Events International is an agency that specialises in delivering venue finding and event management services to corporate clients from a wide variety of industries. Venues & Events International was founded in 2015 by a team with over 25 years’ experience in the corporate services market.
TVI 1 provided capital to establish and grow the business.
Swishing is an innovative ethical clothes swapping platform. Swishing facilitates clothes swapping events globally enabling individuals to swap the clothes they have but don’t wear – for clothes they don’t have but want to wear.
TVI 1 acquired a majority stake in Swishing and provided capital to grow the business.
Heritage Venues and Lillibrooke Manor
Lillibrooke Manor is a Grade II listed property set in 15 acres of land comprised of a medieval manor house and a variety of historic gardens and barns including one of the largest Grade II listed barns in the South of England. Heritage Venues is a contemporary catering company specialising in weddings.
TVI 1 provided capital to upgrade facilities at the venue and to adapt the property to compete in the corporate event market.
SandSIV Group is a European technology company that harnesses big data analytics to provide insights into customer experience. SandSIV has developed a propriety and market leading solution which has been successfully deployed at a variety of blue-chip clients internationally.
Thames Valley Capital arranged and led financing from the TVI 1 fund to facilitate the Company’s continued growth.
Cytox Limited is a UK company developing products and services for neurodegenerative disorders. They currently provide biomarker services to pharmaceutical industry clients conducting clinical trials with drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
Cientifica plc seeks to acquire and build businesses making use of emerging technologies and advanced materials.� These are typically businesses at an early revenue stage where the technology has been proven but not scaled up to meet emerging market demand.
TVI 2 Portfolio
Sabien is an AIM listed company that designs, manufactures and installs products that optimise the way that commercial boilers function. By improving the efficiency of commercial boilers Sabien’s products reduce energy costs and cut CO2 emissions.
TVI 2 provided a £0.4m loan to Sabien in 2009 and in 2015 TVI 1 made a further investment in Sabien to help the company achieve its growth strategy.
TVI 2 arranged and led financing for a £1.5m loan to a private UK company developing novel clinical monitoring technologies. The loan was used for pre-launch product development and testing. Sphere is now listed on the AIM market in 2011 and continues to make progress toward the commercialisation of its flagship product, Proxima, an innovative blood gas analyser.
TVI 3 Portfolio
RiiG Limited is a trusted provider of professional and practical consultancy services, with specific expertise in the claims management arena. They are a leading supplier and advisor to the UK’s general insurance and financial services sectors.
TVI 3 supported the management buyout of RiiG and provided the capital to enable continued growth of the business.
Norvic Aero Engines Limited specialises in the supply, repair, maintenance and repair of light aircraft engines. Norvic are a trusted supplier serving clients around the globe including numerous flying schools and maintenance providers.
TVI 3 acquired 100% of Norvic’s share capital and provided funds to enable the continued growth of the business.