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07.01.2021 / Connecterra

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Agtech startup Connecterra welcomes Min Zhu as Chief Financial Officer

Former WeTransfer executive, Min Zhu, joins Breed Reply portfolio company Connecterra as Chief Financial Officer effective January 4, 2021. Ms. Zhu is looking forward to helping the company excel in its mission of empowering farmers to increase productivity while reducing impact on the planet.

06.01.2021 / AppyWay

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5G Trailblazers – The people showcasing 5G's potential across the UK

Dan Hubert, CEO and Founder of Breed Reply Portfolio company AppyWay, is leading a new initiative to reduce congestion and lower emissions in Birmingham. Using low latency 5G networks, vehicle information is collected, then transmitted to AppyWay for analysis using artificial intelligence. Read more about AppyWay's inclusion in ericsson's list of top 25 people and teams working at the forefront of 5G innovation.

29.12.2020 / Appyway

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ICE-spy: 'Smart' electric parking bays could detect when petrol or diesel cars stop in them and issue £70 fines

Smart electric vehicle (EV) charging bays could soon be issuing fines of up to £70 to drivers misusing the spaces — such as by parking diesel or petrol cars in them. Built by Breed Reply Portfolio company, AppyWay, the smart bays' sensors are capable of detecting the presence of parked vehicles.

16.12.2020 / FoodMarble

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Dublin-based FoodMarble raises €2.1 million to scale its at-home digestive health solution

FoodMarble, a Breed Reply Portfolio company focusing on digital digestive health, has closed a seed investment round of around €2.1 million, led by Business Venture Partners (BVP), with participation from SOSV, Delta Partners and Enterprise Ireland.

16.12.2020

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Breed Reply portfolio company, FoodMarble raises $2.6 million to scale at-home digestive health solution

FoodMarble, the digital digestive health company, has closed a seed investment round of $2.6 million. The round was led by Business Venture Partners (BVP), with participation from Breed Reply, Delta Partners, Enterprise Ireland and SOSV

10.12.2020 / Zeetta Networks

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Interview with Vassilis Seferidis, Co-founder at Zeetta Networks

5G-ENCODE is a pioneering project led by Breed Reply Portfolio company Zeeta Networks, looking to make the benefits of 5G technology a reality for UK manufacturers. The project is one of the UK government’s biggest investments in 5G for manufacturing to date and has been set up to establish clear business cases and value propositions for the application of 5G technology in manufacturing.

10.12.2020 / Callsign

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Callsign and Ozone partner to fast-track compliance with OBF API standards

Callsign, a Breed Reply Portfolio company powering the rapidly evolving world of digital identification, and Ozone, a standards-based platform for open banking, have partnered to align their authentication, orchestration, and open banking capabilities in Bahrain as a single integration, after the recent announcement of the Open Banking Framework in Bahrain.

15.10.2020 / Kokoon

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Breed Reply investee Kokoon launches Nightbuds on Kickstarter

Sleep technology expert Kokoon is today pleased to announce the newest product in its sleep audio range is now available to back on Kickstarter here. The NightBuds, at just 5.4mm thickness are the smallest in-ear sleep audio product available.

08.10.2020 / Senseye

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Senseye secures investment from two giants of Japanese industry

Senseye, the leader in Predictive Maintenance, secures investment from NTT DOCOMO Ventures and Sony Innovation Fund to expand its presence in Japan and increase R&D.

08.09.2020 / AppyWay

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Kerbside Technology Leader AppyWay Launches £20m Series B Funding Round

New funding will support organic growth, strategic acquisitions, further technological investment and international scalability. Existing blue-chip investors include Hyundai Motor Company, Sumitomo Corporation and Aviva Ventures.

01.09.2020 / CageEye

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Breed Reply investee CageEye acquires SEALAB

Bluegrove, with its subsidiary CageEye AS, a Breed Reply investee, has acquired fellow aquatech company SEALAB to combine their sensor technologies and create an open platform for integration with other suppliers.

30.07.2020 / Appyway

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Best parking apps 2020

The average motorist in the UK spends four days a year just looking for a parking space, wasting time and causing congestion. Auto Express put seven apps to the test to see which makes finding, and even paying for, a parking space easiest, with Appyway coming out on top.

29.07.2020 / Callsign

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Citi Talks Payments - Episode 10

Tony McLaughlin talks to Zia Hayat, CEO, CallSign about digital security and customer experience.

10.07.2020 / Iotics

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Informing Post-COVID-19 Economic Decision Making: Iotics announces founding membership of Emergent Alliance

Iotics is one of the founding members of the Emergent Alliance, a not-for-profit community to better inform the future economic decision making of governments, corporations and organizations post-COVID-19.

08.07.2020 / Callsign

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Callsign Amplifies U.S. Presence with New Executive Advisor Ben Wallach

Digital identity leader Callsign announces the continued expansion of its U.S. leadership team with the addition of Ben Wallach as senior advisor.

07.07.2020 / FoodMarble

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FoodMarble AIRE digestive tracker review

In this product review, Best Buy take a look at the FoodMarble AIRE Digestive Tracker, the small but powerful device that can help you find the foods that are most compatible with your digestive system.

07.07.2020 / Appyway

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UK transport authority signs deal for 5G mobility innovation

Under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), West Midlands 5G (WM5G) and Vodafone are collaborating to develop advanced 5G-enabled technologies to improve travel in the region.

24.06.2020

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The best wellness gadgets for body, mind... and rest

Kokoon sleep headphones named one of the best wellness gadgets money can buy in this Financial Times article looking into the health gadgets that measure up. Click the link above to find out more about the intelligent headphones designed for ultimate comfort.

30.06.2020 / Appyway

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Reimagining towns and cities post COVID-19

With £225 million available via the Emergency Active Travel Fund and the government legislating to enable rapid deployment of schemes prioritising cycling and walking, Appyway's essential guide breaks down what the new Statutory Guidance really means and how local authorities can best respond to secure funding and transform their networks.

22.06.2020

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Breed Reply backs Connecterra’s record Series B funding round

Breed Reply, Europe’s leading investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has increased its investment in Dutch AgriTech company, Connecterra. As part of its Series B funding round, Connecterra has secured €7.8 million from existing investors, Breed Reply and Sistema, alongside new investors including AgTech specialists ADM Capital, leading French food safety enterprise Kersia Group and Dutch impact investor, Pymwymic.

22.06.2020

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Breaking – Connecterra lands EUR7.8M for its AI driven AgTech to accelerate industry digitization

Connecterra (“Company”), the Artificial Intelligence (AI) leader for the dairy sector has secured EUR7.8 million in a Series B funding round. The round adds new AgTech and industry insiders as investors in the Company.

16.06.2020 / MetronLab

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Edison and METRON partner to reduce the energy consumption of italian industries thanks to AI

Edison and METRON launch Edison Analytics powered by METRON, a digital offering that leverages existing data sources in Italian industries to identify energy optimization opportunities with savings of up to 14% in energy costs.

12.06.2020 / RazorSecure

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RazorSecure helps protect 10 million rail passenger journeys

RazorSecure, the cybersecurity for transport company, is pleased to announce that it has now protected more than 10 million rail passengers.

12.06.2020 / Medium

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Agritech and aquatech can help tackle the hunger pandemic

National lockdowns have caused mass-unemployment and sudden poverty for millions of people, and as food production and food supply routes have been disrupted, we have already seen more food banks in wealthy countries, and we can expect more famines in countries where people are poor.

03.06.2020 / Senseye

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Senseye strikes an alliance with InVMA

Senseye, the industrial software company specializing in Predictive Maintenance, today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with InVMA, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology specialist, and PTC Partner.

02.06.2020

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AppyWay bolsters its sustainable mobility strategy with smart city specialist advisory board appointment

AppyWay, Europe’s most awarded intelligent kerbside and smart parking firm has today announced the appointment of ex local government, smart city champion Kim Smith to AppyWay’s advisory board.

19.05.2020 / Appyway

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Appyway appoints former Cisco Head as Chairman

AppyWay, Europe’s most awarded intelligent kerbside and smart parking pioneer, has welcomed ex Cisco UK & Ireland CEO Phil Smith CBE to its board to serve as Non-Executive Chairman

14.05.2020 / Iotics

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Rolls-Royce signs Iotics to power its Digital Twin Technology

Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems, has selected Iotics’ technology to enable digital solutions with asset-focused digital twins. As a result, the company is delivering exceptional client experiences and high value services.

12.05.2020 / Connecterra

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Dairy herd antibiotic treatment cut to a minimum using AI technology from Connecterra

Ida, developed by agtech company Connecterra, uses a sensor, cloud computing, integration of data sources and Artificial Intelligence (AI technology) for early detection of cow diseases.

07.05.2020 / CageEye

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Cageeye Machine Learning shows when to feed salmon

Behavioural analysis and machine learning algorithms enabled CageEye scientists to detect changes in behaviour and feeding responses that indicate smolt readiness for meal-based feeding regimes.

07.05.2020 / CageEye

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CageEye technology discovers optimal feeding time for small salmon

Pioneering technology from CageEye has made it possible to know when young salmon, called smolt, are ready to be fed regular meals. This technology can change the whole production cycle of the salmon, as it is crucial that the smolt is feed right from the beginning.

02.05.2020 / uBirch

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German Blockchain Company uBirch expands to Israel

As a Cyber-Security Technology-Leader for IoT, Ubirch sees great potential in a strong link to the Israeli Ecosystem, known as the leading Cybersecurity Market in the World.

20.04.2020 / Senseye

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Senseye pioneering development

Senseye, the industrial software company, has launched “Attention Index”, a new feature in its software that alerts users to issues that need immediate attention.

17.04.2020 / Ubirch

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Centogene and Ubirch Create Secure Blockchain Solution for the Successful Fight Against COVID-19

The Cologne-based blockchain start-up Ubirch today announced a joint solution for the successful fight against the effects of SARS-CoV-2 ─ the virus causing COVID-19 ─ on the economy and social life in Germany.

15.04.2020 / Appyway

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Appyway future proofs mobility strategy with new board appointments

AppyWay, Europe’s most awarded intelligent kerbside and smart parking pioneer, has appointed two new board members and one new advisor to provide the company with invaluable expertise across logistics, automotive and IoT.

13.04.2020

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Fish farming’s extra effort broadcast to the world

Norwegian fish farming feeding control company CageEye, told the station’s World Business Report that farmers were focusing even more on core production than usual in order to ensure they could meet increased demand for fish.

06.04.2020 / Iotics

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Iotics Expands Senior Management Team

Iotics, the fast-growing digital twin technology company, announces the expansion of its global leadership with four new executive appointments, which bring a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience to drive the continued momentum in North America.

31.03.2020 / Appyway

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Appyway part of Park AV project exploring how autonomous vehicles interact with the kerbside

Innovate UK funds automated valet parking (AVP) project involving Jaguar Land Rover, AppyWay, Coventry City Council and Milton Keynes Council.

23.03.2020

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uBirch complete third round financing

Cologne-based blockchain security startup Ubirch, announced today it has completed its third round of financing and is receiving new growth funding in the seven-digit euro range.

18.03.2020 / Metron

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SK Gas Ramps Up Energy Efficiency with AI

SK Gas has been carrying out pilot project of a Metron solution for South Korean businesses since 2018 and verified its applicability.

18.03.2020 / Appyway

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TFL winners Appyway to work on FreightLab challenge

The FreightLab Challenge is a research project to look at how to reduce freight movement pollution and congestion in the Greater London area. 

Each of the winners are to be awarded £20,000 to develop their ideas. 



11.03.2020 / Zeetta

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UK's £9m 5G manufacturing project is the largest

The UK government has announced its biggest investment in using 5G for manufacturing to date – a £9m ($11.7m) project that will install a private 5G network at the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol. The 11-member consortium is being led by the Bristol-based networking specialist, Zeetta Networks.

27.02.2020 / CageEye

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First Chile, then the world: How Norway’s CageEye is taking aquaculture AI global

Norway's CageEye, one of the most prominent firms embracing artificial intelligence in aquaculture, has ambitious targets in place for the next few years as it seeks to grow beyond its origins in Norway's lucrative salmon trade.

11.02.2020

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Connecterra teams up with Lely on data sharing

Connecterra has signed a data-sharing agreement with Lely, a robots and data systems compant. Unlocking data from Lely’s T4C (Time for Cows) into Connecterra’s IDA platform will push for a more connected dairy industry that supports farmers in their decision-making.

04.02.2020 / Callsign

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Callsign identifies $2trn JP Morgan arm as new investor

Sky News has learnt that Callsign is close to announcing a capital injection that will be led by JP Morgan Asset Management - which manages $2trn for clients around the world.

04.02.2020 / Callsign

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Cyber firm Callsign set to unveil bumper JP Morgan backing

Callsign, which uses AI to verify the identity of users, is signing off on a deal with JP Morgan Asset Management, which manages $2 trillion (£1.5 trillion) for global clients, Sky News reported.

03.02.2020 / Iotic

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Iotic wins NTT Data Open Innovation contest in Tokyo

Iotic was one of 28 finalists, produced from the regional contests in 16 cities on four continents, pioneering a wide range of technologies from AI and automation to IoT and Fintech.

28.01.2020 / uBirch

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uBirch delivers secure IoT data through G+D to Lufthansa Industry Solutions

Ubirch has developed a trust protocol, which ensures that data from IoT sensors can't be falsified after their generation. The data packets of these sensors are sealed with strong cryptography in a way that it becomes technically impossible to manipulate them once stored in a Blockchain.

22.01.2020 / Senseye

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Five predictions for the future of manufacturing

Senseye's Dr. Simon Kampa walks us through his Five (human) predictions for the future of manufacturing in 2020 and how industrialists will ask culture to catch up with technology.

21.01.2020

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New £2.6 million raise to help RazorSecure protect passenger transport systems from cyber risks

Funding from a consortium of international investors – Mainport Innovation Fund II, Wentworth Limited, and Breed Reply – to more than double the size of the RazorSecure team and drive European and US expansion

13.01.2020 / Callsign

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Callsign names Amir Nooriala Chief Strategy Officer

As Callsign seeks to expand, with a particular focus on the financial sector, Amir’s broad network and expertise on how to grow smaller organisations into market leaders will be invaluable for the strategic development of the organisation.

02.12.2019

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Breed Investees hit £150m funds raised

Breed investees have attracted £150m in investment with over 30 institutional and industrial investors from across Europe, United States and Asia

21.11.2019 / Senseye

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Senseye announces strategic partnership with Malone Group

Senseye, the industrial software company, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Malone Group to support the deployment of its pioneering predictive maintenance software in the UK, Ireland, and Canada.

20.11.2019

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CageEye acquires NorseAqua

Cageeye who use hydroacoustic systems and machine learning to translate fish behaviour into knowledge, announced the acquisition of NorseAqua an aquaculture company.

06.11.2019 / Portfolio / We Predict

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We Predict Provides ‘Deepview’ Vehicle Safety Insights to NHTSA

We Predict today announced it has been awarded a federal contract by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). We Predict will provide NHTSA with Deepview, a cross-industry study of predictive automotive failure frequency.

31.10.2019 / PORTFOLIO / APPYWAY

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Halifax welcomes new parking paying and finding scheme

AppyWay has announced the launch of their innovative Smart City Parking scheme in the West Yorkshire town of Halifax in partnership with Calderdale Council.

28.10.2019 / Portfolio / Canard

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Geneva and Milan Linate, New Airports Inspected by Canard

Canard Drones performed the inspection of two major European airports recently. Canard’s team made the inspection of two PAPI (Precision Approach Path Indicator) and two ALS (Approach Lighting System) systems.

24.09.2019 / Portfolio / Connecterra

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Connecterra, Bles Dairies collaborate on monitoring system expansion in EU

Dutch artificial intelligence specialist Connecterra has signed a deal with dairy cattle farming business Bles Dairies to further scale-out its IDA monitoring system on dairy farms in Europe.

20.09.2019 / Potfolio / Senseye

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Senseye advances support for oil and gas companies with specialist industry appointment

Senseye provides a suite of technologies and methodologies that are already used globally by two of the world’s largest oil and gas companies.

19.09.2019 / Portfolio / Bodytrak

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BODYTRAK AWARDED TRIAL CONTRACT WITH US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

The trial will demonstrate how wearable physiological monitoring technology can help reduce the number of physiological incidents during or after a flight that pose a significant health and safety threat to personnel and contribute to aircrew deaths and aircraft losses.

03.09.2019 / Portfolio / Kokoon

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Check out the world’s first sleep-aiding headphones that help consumers to sleep easier

For the uninitiated, Kokoon is a digital health company with a mission to become the non-pharmaceutical, digital ‘go-to’ for helping people relax and sleep. It was founded by Richard Hall and Tim Antos in 2013.

03.09.2019 / / Portfolio / Appyway

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AppyParking rebrands to Appyway to “help cities thrive”

The mobile parking app company, AppyParking, has announced a new parent brand, AppyWay, which it says plans to take-off on a global mission of helping cities thrive, from the kerb up.

27.08.2019 / Portfolio / Iotic

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BLOG: THE RISE OF DIGITAL TWINS IN THE IOT

With this technology, complexity is removed, as it allows all digital twins of a company's assets to be integrated into this one, secure ecosystem, so they can interact with one another, simplifying the integration and utilisation processes.