Dynmark acquired by AIM listed dotdigital Group plc

December 21st, 2017|

dotdigital Group Plc (AIM:DOTD), the leading provider of intuitive software as a service (“SaaS”) and managed services to digital marketing professionals, through the ‘dotmailer’ platform, announces that it has completed the acquisition of the COMAPI group of companies. COMAPI (the trading name for Dynmark), a fast-growing business focused on the omni-channel messaging and cloud communication market, has been acquired for a cash consideration of £11 million.

 

Headquartered in Cheltenham with approximately 30 employees, COMAPI has built a scalable software platform that allows businesses to communicate with their consumers across multiple conversational messaging channels including the growing market for live chat. Comapi’s heavy investment in technology allows it to compete in the CPaaS (communication platform as a service) and ARN markets (alerts, reminders and notification), providing a flexible API (application programming interface) based omni-channel messaging platform and toolkit that facilitates easy integration and rapid deployment to businesses requiring a personalised and two-way customer engagement solution.

 

COMAPI is a successful brand with strong growth and revenues within the CPaaS market and, with dotdigital’s full support, will continue to work directly with its customers, which include Gap, eBay, TSB, British Airways, Carphone Warehouse and Collect Plus. dotmailer and COMAPI already have numerous shared clients which include Superdry, Hayes Recruitment, Daisy Group and betting giant Ladbrokes.

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Symetrica wins the Venture category at the BVCA South West Management Team Awards 2017

May 5th, 2017|

Symetrica have been announced as the winner of the Venture Category at the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association’s (BVCA) South West Management Team Awards 2017. Now in their ninth year, the BVCA Management Team Awards recognise and reward brilliant businesses up and down the country that are backed by UK private equity and venture capital investors.

The BVCA’s judges’ commented: “Symetrica has been a pioneer in its radiation detection technology and now has a leading position in homeland security. The judges were impressed with the way Heddwyn Davies had grasped this opportunity in 2016, driving a fourfold increase in sales, notably breaking into the US market, while at the same time bringing out a handheld version of the technology.”

Symetrica will now go forward into the national final to compete against the other UK regions before the national winners are announced at the BVCA Gala Dinner on 30 November in London.

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BVCA Management Team Awards

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Atlas Genetics raises $35m in Series D fundraising

February 1st, 2017|

Financing global launch and menu development of Atlas Genetics’ io® molecular testing system

Atlas Genetics Ltd., the ultra-rapid Point-Of-Care (POC) molecular diagnostics company, today announces completion of its Series D financing, raising $35 million from a syndicate including all Series C Investors and one new investor, Wondfo Biotech.

Development of the Atlas Genetics io® system has been completed with the successful CE marking of the Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) test announced in February 2016.  This new Series D equity issue will finance the clinical trials and commercial launch of a second test, for detection of both Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea, planned for regulatory approvals in the US around the end of 2017, as well as further development of additional diagnostics menu.  The financing also provides funding to expand cartridge manufacturing capacity at Bespak, Atlas Genetics’ cartridge manufacturing partner.

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