Acuity Advisors selected by for strategic funding round

Acuity Advisors, the independent corporate advisory house have been working with on an important round of funding that will support the next phase of their development

Acuity Advisors’ consulting-led approach will help develop’s value proposition at a depth which is critical to any successful technology funding process. enables users to listen to everything and everyone all together, ensuring they are up to date with information that is relevant to them without having to look for updates. It works by bringing together content such as text-based SMS, emails, news feeds, status updates, wall posts, tweets and blogs and converting it to speech that can then be listened to on a PC or mobile device.

“The concept is powerful and revolutionary,” said Duncan Barclay, CEO of “The challenge we face is effectively communicating our vision for the product to get the necessary funding. There is a lot of work to do both on the idea and the business model, and we feel that with a concept this good it is important to approach funding in the right way.”

“We wanted to find an experienced organisation who could work with us, mentor us and who had the appropriate network to facilitate the investment,” explained Duncan. “ started to profile corporate finance houses and Acuity emerged as a clear leader.”

“As well as a unique vision, set out with the strong technical capability that start-ups of this kind need,” said Matthew Byatt, Partner of Acuity. “We are looking forward to working with on this vital funding round that will provide the foundations for the next steps in’s development”.

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