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Date: 15th February 2019

IQBlade Backed By Six-Figure Investment

iC1's IQBlade have secured a six-figure follow-on investment from NPIF - Maven Equity Finance, allowing them to accelerate their use of their data driven intelligence platform.

The company’s products provide data-driven B2B insights to allow technology companies to make smarter decisions and drive growth, as well as identify prospects or other partners based on specific criteria. Clients include Microsoft, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Ingram Micro.

It originally secured backing in 2017 from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) and, as a result, has rapidly grown the business in both headcount and global demand for service.

Antony Young, founder and director of IQBlade, said: “The investment from NPIF has enabled IQBlade to help more clients navigate significant changes throughout the marketplace, thus growing our global presence and recognition. The delivery of the funding, once again, was invaluable. I have truly been supported every step of the way.”

Simon Thelwall-Jones, MSIF investment director, added: “I have always been impressed with how the management team at IQBlade operate. Their rapid growth and achievements over the past year are a direct result of hard-work and, extensive industry knowledge.

“I am excited to see what 2019 has in store for IQBlade.”

A huge congratulations to the IQBlade on this great result – we’re looking forward to seeing what the extra investment will bring to this amazing company!

You can find out more about IQBlade here.