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Anglia Angels and Partners Invest Over £300,000 to Disrupt the Education System

Anglia Angels and Partners Invest Over £300,000 to Disrupt the Education System

Anglia Capital Group business angel investors and partners invested £335,000 into Developing Experts, an innovative ed-tech company that has developed a unique digital platform which empowers teachers to teach a specialist subject with confidence. 

Developing Experts, is a start-up business founded 27 months ago. Since receiving investment, the company is now destined to become a multinational business very quickly. The company is in the process of securing significant contracts for the provision of their platform with schools and organisations in India, Nigeria, China and Saudi Arabia.

“I am delighted with the support and guidance Anglia Capital Group investors are giving. My investors have provided not only the finances needed to help accelerate the growth of the company but also the support, challenge and wisdom years of running successful companies have afforded them. The investment injected into the company provided the cash needed at a critical growth period for the company," says Sarah Mintey, Developing Experts’ Founder and CEO

Members of Anglia Capital Group, the Norwich Research Park-based angel investor network, have been keen to add an ed-tech sector firm to their portfolio of investments. Having invested over £2.3Million since their first investment in mid-2015, the Group, backed by the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, has supported 17 companies to-date from a variety of sectors, including biotech, medtech, cleantech, agri-tech and digital.

“We believe that this business represents an exciting proposition with the opportunity for an early exit via trade-sale with a significant return on investment. The possibilities for future diversification of the technology into other subject areas, as well as international expansion, further enhances investment attractiveness,” said a prolific member of Anglia Capital Group, and now shareholder of Developing Experts.

Though this investment round is now closed, Anglia Capital Group members are already looking forward to the next Dragons-Den style investor event in March, where the next generation of disruptive early-stage businesses will pitch for potential investment. If you would like to learn more about becoming a member of Anglia Capital Group and attending these events, please e-mail: info@angliacapitalgroup.co.uk

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