Ingenious

Ingenious Media is an one of the largest independent investors in the UK’s creative sector, they partner with companies and individuals in the film, television and live entertainment sectors to bring great ideas to life. They do this through their unique blend of industry knowledge, access to a diverse range of capital sources and exceptional execution capability. They have invested in excess of £8 billion in the sector and have a long and successful track record of collaboration with first class international partners, including Fox Searchlight, 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures, Miramax, Open Road, Working Title, Film4, Warner Bros., Pathé, BBC, ITV, Endemol and Lionsgate. They have one of the most experienced teams of independent professionals in the UK dedicated to the analysis and commercial negotiation of media opportunities and are always looking for new opportunities to work with industry partners.

Ian Anderson

Director

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Katie Bennetts

Investment Director

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Andrew Bidwell

Investment Director

Nik Bower

Director

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Tom Brown

MD, Real Estate

Matthew Bugden

Director

James Clayton

CEO

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Christelle Conan

Investment Director

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Harry Eastwood

Senior Investment Director

Neil Forster

Chief Executive

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Stephen Fuss

Investment Director

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Will Harrison

MD

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Michael Knox

Investment Director

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Harry Knox

Investment Director

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Andrew Lipscombe

Investment Director

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Tim O'Shea

Senior Investment Director

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Alex Petri

Investment Manager

Duncan M. Reid

Director

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Andrea Scarso

Investment Director

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Howard Sefton

Senior Investment Director

Sebastian Speight

Director

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Peter Touche

Senior Investment Director

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Pieter Vorster

CFO

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Simon Williams

Investment Director

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Dimitriy Williamson

Senior Investment Manager

19 past transactions

Switchee

Series A in 2020
Switchee Limited develops and supplies connected devices and analytics for landlords and their residents. The company develops an Internet connected smart thermostat as an enterprise solution for housing. Its thermostat is used to manage heating and hot water in homes. The company serves landlords, residents, and installers. Switchee Limited was founded in 2014 and is based in London, United Kingdom with an additional office in Hyde.

Reactive Technologies

Venture Round in 2018
Reactive Technologies we are committed to enabling a more intelligent use of energy, for the largest and most complex business to the smallest household. Our aim is to develop new technologies that will positively assist the energy industry to deliver cleaner, greener and more affordable energy, through more efficient and effective energy management and control. Through our innovative, cloud-based solution for Corporate customers – Tradenergy® – we have begun this process and with our pipeline of ground breaking new technologies we intend to continue.

Sportingo

Series A in 2007
Sportingo is a sports news company that provides a global platform for sports fans to write, talk and consume sport media online. The Company offers two main features: a platform on which users can write and rate each others' articles and an interactive centralized sports media guide.

TeraView Limited

Venture Round in 2020
TeraView Limited develops and provides terahertz instruments that generate, detect, and manipulate radiation to characterize a range of materials in the United Kingdom and internationally. Its terahertz products include imaging modules, spectroscopy modules, large area terahertz scanning systems, medical imaging probes, stand-off explosives detection systems, imaging for tablet coatings and cores, and fibre-launched external terahertz devices, as well as time domain reflectometry systems for fault analysis in semiconductor packages. The company's services include pharmaceutical contract terahertz analysis, terahertz applications support, and service support. Its products are used in various applications, such as paint coating inspection; semiconductor packaging inspection; pharmaceutical research for attributes, including crystalline structure, thickness, and chemical composition; non-destructive testing; material characterization; and solar industries. TeraView Limited was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

3D Repo

Series A in 2020
3D Repo Ltd. develops open source version control Software as a Service solutions for large-scale 3D architectural models in the cloud. It provides cloud based open source building information modelling (BIM) version control systems. The company offers 3D Repo, an open source 3D BIM version control system software. The company also provides on premise hosting services; technical support services, such as regular updates, health monitoring, and training sessions; R&D solutions, including consulting services and other solutions in various disciplines; and commercial licensing solutions. It serves construction companies. 3D Repo Ltd. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Igloo Vision Limited

Venture Round in 2020
Igloo is the shared VR company. We design, develop and deliver immersive 360° projection domes, projection cylinders, and all the enabling technologies. Stepping inside one of our projection spaces is a bit like stepping inside a giant VR headset. And, because we accommodate anything from 5-to-750 people, it’s always a shared experience. So an Igloo is great for events, collaborative teamwork, training, visualisation and stakeholder engagement. With a 10+ year track record, we work with many of the world’s biggest brands. Our technologies have been covered by many of the world’s best-respected media. And, from our bases in the UK, the USA and Canada, we have delivered 100s of events and installations around the globe.

Shoreline AS

Series A in 2020
We are a fast growing B2B SaaS company providing the Shoreline Platform for simulation and data analytics to optimize and improve the development and management of renewable power plants. Shoreline’s solutions are based on internally developed simulation and optimization algorithms that streamline how operators, project developers, equipment manufacturers and service providers work to develop and construct new projects and manage existing assets. We are an international team with six nationalities, representation in the US, Europe, and Asia, and are now adding people to both the technical and commercial team in an exciting growth phase with venture funding from the US and Norway.

Winnow Solutions Ltd

Series B in 2019
Winnow builds artificial intelligence tools to help chefs run more profitable and sustainable kitchens by cutting food waste in half. They develop technology to cut food waste in their operations. Their digital tools provide data to drive improvements in kitchen production processes and reduce environmental footprint. Winnow's mission is to connect commercial kitchen, create a movement of chefs, and inspire others. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in London, England, United Kingdom.

Property Place

Venture Round in 2013
Property Place, a new application allowing users to search, share and sell property via their Facebook account goes live on the 11th November. It offers consumers and selling agents a more intuitive and efficient marketing alternative to existing channels.

Digital Theatre Ltd

Seed Round in 2013
Digital Theatre Ltd produces onscreen live performances for online audience. It enables users to download its digital theatre productions to their desktop, watch in their browser, stream to iPad application, or view on Smart TVs. The company also provides gift certificates, such as subscriptions for schools or colleges; and productions with documentaries and teaching resources to schools, libraries, and universities. It also offers solutions for its productions to be viewed in classrooms and lecture halls. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in London, United Kingdom. As of November 2, 2015, Digital Theatre Ltd operates as a subsidiary of Big Clever Learning.

Whizz Kid Entertainment

Venture Round in 2006
Whizz Kid Entertainment Limited, operates as a television production company which produces multimedia programs. It produces programs across a range of genres that include entertainment, factual entertainment, events, and music. The company produces shows, such as Ex on the Beach (9 series - MTV US) and Lip Sync Battle UK. Whizz Kid Entertainment Limited was incorporated in 2005 and is based in London, United Kingdom. As of April 6, 2018, Whizz Kid Entertainment Limited operates as a subsidiary of Entertainment One UK Holdings Limited.

Pocket Social

Seed Round in 2014
- OVERVIEW - Pocket Social is a web app that allows business owners who are pressed for time to easily manage their company's social media presence. A simple, intuitive interface allows them to action one task at a time. The app does the hard work in the background, prioritising tasks such as finding potential customers for a business owner to interact with on social media, discovering relevant content to read and share and identifying influencers to approach. - MARKET SIZE - Aimed at owner-operated businesses, micro & small companies and distinct teams within larger organisations. There are just under 5 million small and medium enterprises in the UK alone, employing nearly 15 million people and generating combined revenue of £1.6 trillion.

Dingo

Seed Round in 2014
Dingo is an app that allows fans to buy and sell tickets to one another quickly, safely and conveniently. The secondary ticket market is a murky world rife with fraud, inflated prices and dodgy ticket touts…we think there is a better way. Dingo is a community of fans where only face value tickets can be bought and sold. Sellers can list tickets in seconds and chat with potential buyers through the app to arrange delivery or pick up. Buyers can pay in a few taps through our fully secured escrow payment system. What’s more our customer service team is on hand for whatever, whenever. So whether you are looking to buy tickets to a sold out show, trying to sell your tickets at the last minute or are simply browsing for bargains, Dingo has you covered.

Casabu Limited

Series A in 2013
Casabu is a UK-based business that runs daily sales of stylish clothing, toys, nursery equipment, maternity gear, treats for mums. They're an easy way to find the brands you love at great prices, and to discover new children's brands from around the UK and Europe.

Elmtronics

Seed Round in 2020
Elmtronics Limited designs, develops, and installs electric vehicle charging points. It offers public charging stations and electric car charging points at home and for business. It provides AC charging, DC charging, OLEV grants, and load balancing. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Consett, United Kingdom with additional office in Bristol, Manchester, Middlesex, and Edinburgh.

Seeker-Industries

Seed Round in 2013
Seeker-Industries Ltd. offers a cloud based software suite that monitors Websites and produces the information. It offers Seeker:Monitor, a preventative round the clock monitoring system that scans the whole site and interact as a user to complete key tasks; and Seeker:Audit that investigates Website and its vendors, third party tools, and affiliate links. The company was incorporated in 2013 and is based in St Albans, United Kingdom.

Over-C Ltd

Venture Round in 2019
Over-C brings new ideas, experiences and business models to life whilst giving you the tools to manage your operations, customers and employees more effectively in real-time. But don't take our word for it, let those that experienced Over-C speak for themselves.

Woto

Seed Round in 2014
Woto enables its users to publish standalone pages of information and share that information through social channels. The platform can be used to create articles, blogs, landing pages, single page sites, and more. Woto was launched in 2013 by Ian Collins, Yusuf Comez, and Ekin Caglar. It is operated from London, England.

In2Games

Series A in 2007
In2Games was founded in November 2000 by Managing Director Elliott Myers. Identifying the opportunity to create more immersive experiences within console gaming, In2Games is focusing its' efforts on the relationship between user input and on-screen action. The company developed and patented the Game-Trak 3D interactive game controller, and works closely with developers, publishers, and first party companies on a number of exciting Game-Trak projects for the PlayStation 2, X-Box, and PC formats.