Latest News from Origin

Lintbells: Brave and Bold

Lintbells, which produces health products for pets, won the “Market Mover” category of┬áthe Growth Accelerator’s “Brave and Bold” awards. Congratulations to the Lintbells team!

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www.lintbells.com

Apricus exit returns 2.5x

We invested in lifesciences business BioQuant, Apricus’ forerunner, in 2007, and again in 2008.

The company achieved a NASDAQ listing in 2009 and we sold our holding on the market over 2012 and 2013. We disposed of our shares in a spun-out subsidiary, Innovus Pharmaceuticals, on the US OTC market in Q1 this year, which completed our exit. Overall, the sales recouped 2.5x cash invested, representing a c.25% IRR over the holding period.

www.apricusbio.com

Origin CEO interviewed

Origin’s CEO, Tim de Vere Green, was recently interviewed by Anthony Miller of TechMarketView, regarding his experience of angel tech investing.

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www.techmarketview.com

Vantage Power wins Shell Springboard

Vantage Power, our portfolio company developing retro-fit hybrid engines for buses, won the prestigious Shell Springboard competition earlier this week.

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www.vantage-power.com