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26 January 2023

EBC has backed Shropshire-based broccoli protein specialist, upp to support the commercialisation of the company’s unique harvest automation and upcycling technologies. The UK is one of the largest producers of broccoli in the world but is reliant on increasingly scarce and expensive labour to harvest broccoli heads by hand, leaving the remaining 80% of the food grade biomass unused.

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24 January 2023

Elbow Beach Capital has provided £1.5m in seed funding for waste-to-material pioneers, Unwasted. The London-headquartered company, which converts waste cardboard into premium panel boards will benefit from a strengthened balance sheet and EBC’s commercial expertise ahead of its upcoming Series A.

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17 January 2023

Elbow Beach Capital has backed biopharmaceutical innovators EnsiliTech in a £1.2m pre-seed funding round led by Science Angel Syndicate and Fink Family Office. EnsiliTech is developing a refrigeration-free approach to transporting vaccines that will greatly improve their distribution in developing countries.

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10 January 2023

Elbow Beach Capital has backed bioelectronics startup QV Bioelectronics in a Pre-Series A round led by Science Angel Syndicate and Fink Family Office. Based in Manchester, QV Bioelectronics has created an innovative surgically implanted Electric Field Therapy (EFT) device for the treatment of brain tumours.

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13 December 2022

Elbow Beach Capital has invested in chemistry automation startup, CheMastery in a seed round led by Science Angel Syndicate and Undeterred Capital. Founded by Dr Anna Andreou and Dr Stefan Glatzel, CheMastery aims to revolutionise the way in which chemical research and manufacturing are carried out.

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6 December 2022

Elbow Beach Capital investee, Munro Vehicles last night unveiled its first all-electric off-roader, the MK_1. It is the first light vehicle to enter production in Scotland in more than four decades and its unique attributes make it an ideal low-carbon choice for sectors such as construction, agriculture, forestry and mining.

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27 October 2022

Elbow Beach Capital is pleased to announce that Andy Summerfield has been appointed as an Investment Director of the company. Andy, a founding member of EBC’s advisory board has significant expertise in go-to-market strategy and organisational transformation.

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21 September 2022

Elbow Beach Capital has invested in MedTech pioneers, Transdermal Diagnostics. TD is a University of Bath MedTech spin-out dedicated to developing and commercialising innovative technologies for needle-less monitoring of health biomarkers in real-time.

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26 August 2022

Elbow Beach Capital announces a £1.5m investment into graphene technology innovators, Anaphite leading a £4.1m seed round supported by Wealth Club, Blue Wire Capital, Zero Carbon Capital, OION, Silicon Roundabout Ventures and Deeptech Labs.

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25 July 2022

EBC Opinion: Investment in UK ClimateTech is at an all-time high with over £2Bn raised by domestic startups last year. However, early-stage investment, particularly into climate hardware, still lags significantly behind the venture safe havens of SaaS and FinTech.

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20 June 2022

Elbow Beach Capital backs biomaterial innovators, Zentraxa. Biomaterials can fundamentally alter the performance of everyday products. The difficulty is finding methods that allow you to make these biomaterials at sufficient scale.

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1 June 2022

In May, the Elbow Beach Capital team visited Bermuda to attend the Bermuda Business Development Agency’s inaugural Climate Summit along with 150 other delegates and international climate and sustainability experts.

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