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Old College Capital Portfolio

Portfolio of companies 

Mocean Energy

Mocean Energy generates renewable energy from ocean waves, creating green energy out of the blue. Their wave energy conversion technology is initially targeting applications in offshore power systems.

Date of First Investment: November 2020

Connected Energy

Connected Energy Technologies is developing renewable energy devices that make it possible for last-mile distributors and off-grid energy enterprises of all shapes and sizes to offer smart energy services.

Date of First Investment: June 2020


Aveni is developing ground-breaking video conferencing based AI technology, which transforms client interactions in financial and professional advice sectors.

Date of First Investment: April 2020


Invizius is addressing the side effects of dialysis and other extra-corporeal treatments using its proprietary H-Guard™ biotechnology.

Date of first investment: Oct 2019


Carbogenics has developed a low carbon technology to convert difficult-to-recycle and low-value waste into a range of high-value products. Its first product CreChar is an additive for anaerobic digestion capable of increasing the output of biogas plants by at least 15%.

Date of first investment: Sep 2019


Manus has developed the NeuroMotor Pen for the diagnosis and monitoring of Parkinson’s Disease.

Date of first investment: Oct 2018

Machines with Vision

Machines with Vision’s technology provides precise and trusted location of vehicles even when GPS is unavailable.

Date of first investment: Oct 2018


Amiqus builds software to make civil justice available to everyone. Amiqus handles client on-boarding, identity, anti-money-laundering and compliance checks online for law firms and regulated markets.

Date of first investment: Oct 2018


Pufferfish is a leader in the spherical digital displays market, designing and producing complete solutions to a global client base that includes IBM, Microsoft, Shell, NASA and the BBC.

Date of first investment: Aug 2018


Brainnwave is developing technology that uses a form of AI called Augmented Intelligence to find and prioritise potential leads so clients can focus on the deals that matter.

Date of first investment: Jul 2018


MiAlgae produces high quality micro algae from the co-products of distillation for use in animal feeds.

Date of first investment: May 2018

Auris Tech

Auris Tech offers a world-class Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) engine developed to specifically understand children’s read speech.

Date of first investment:Jul 2017


Krotos develops and produces audio software for the entertainment industry.

Date of first investment: Feb 2017

Greengage Lighting

Greengage Lighting is focused on increasing livestock productivity and improving animal welfare in the global poultry and swine industries through the development and commercialisation of precision lights, sensors and control systems.

Date of first investment: Mar 2016

Particle Analytics

Particle Analytics has developed technology for advanced visualisation and analysis of industrial particle simulations, particularly in identifying potential erosion failures through fine grained analysis.

Date of first investment: Feb 2016


Skoogmusic creates and sells easy-to-play musical instruments, for use at home, schools or in special education.

Date of first investment: Sep 2015

Shot Scope

Shot Scope is developing the world’s smartest golf GPS watch with automated performance tracking and analytics platforms for iOS, Android and Desktop.

Date of first investment: Jun 2015


Sunamp’s unrivalled heat battery technology delivers market leading thermal energy storage to homes, businesses and communities around the world.

Date of first investment: Mar 2014


PureLifi is the pioneer and market leader of LiFi —high-speed, networked, wireless, bidirectional and mobile communication using light instead of radio.

Date of first investment: Dec 2014

DestiNA Genomics

DestiNA Genomics is pioneering ground-breaking miRNA chemistry technology for use in diagnostic and research applications.

Date of first investment: Jun 2014


Sofant is developing smart antenna™ technology which dramatically reduces the cost of producing and operating wireless network equipment while improving performance, simplifying design and reducing power consumption.

Date of first investment: Sep 2013

Blackford Analysis

Blackford Analysis works with leading hospitals, radiology groups, imaging centres, and technology providers to deliver imaging applications and AI that add clinical value.

Date of first investment: Sep 2012

Mobile Acuity

Mobile Acuity is the pioneer of visual search technology solutions for mobile devices, linking printed material and physical objects to digital content, social media, commerce and marketing.

Date of first investment: Dec 2011

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