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Plastic Logic secures extra funds

In electronics, venture capital on August 13, 2008 at 10:39 pm

Plastic Logic, which develops plastic electronics for flexible displays and sensors, has raised a new round of $50 million (£25 million) in equity finance led by existing venture capital investors Oak Investment Partners and Amadeus Capital Partners. To date, the company has raised more than $200 million.

More details at Growth Business UK


What is AIM for?

In AIM, stocks on August 4, 2008 at 12:37 pm

An interesting discussion over at the Daily Telegraph, where Ben Bland has a pop at AIM and comes to the conclusion it’s a bit of a circus.

The London Stock Exchange has been struggling to shake off the suggestion by a leading US regulator that Aim is “like a casino” ever since those fateful words were uttered. After spending the best part of a year covering Aim, I’ve come to the conclusion that it is really more like a circus than a casino.

Some responses say he has missed the point of AIM or ignored its fundamental proposition. But I encourage you to check the article out