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The new senior hire will "take a central role in stewarding" the firm's continued growth.

The takeover sees the exit of Mercia, which backed Immersive Interactive nearly 10 years ago and has quadrupled its investment.

The group of companies has also revealed plans to invest more than £1m in new talent at all levels in 2022.

2mee platform

Direct hologram messaging platform 2mee on how it aims to boost customer engagement through the world of augmented reality (AR).


The firm plans to use the investment to further develop its team, products and services.

Quickline Communications new HQ

The rural broadband provider expects to double the number of employees to 200 following the move.

Students at the University of Central Lancashire’s School of Medicine are using immersive technology as part of their learning.

Northern Gritstone, the new investment business chaired by former Treasury Minister, Lord Jim O’Neill, has raised £215m to support university spin-outs in the North of England.

Teresa Byrne, a former Barclaycard and GE Capital Director has joined fast-growing point of sale finance tech specialist, DivideBuy.

The firm has raised a total of £100m since its first EIS Growth Fund launch, and also announced recent appointments.


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