W2 accelerates expansion plans after securing new investment

first_img Related Articles Submit StumbleUpon W2 Global Data (W2) has secured a series A investment to fund the expansion of its sales, marketing and technical capability in the UK and international markets.The provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) products for the Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti Money Laundering (AML) and fraud prevention due diligence markets, has received the largest ever Growth Fund investment from Mercia Fund Management and a substantial follow on investment from Finance Wales. The rest comes from existing shareholders and Thorium Technology Investors (TTI).W2, founded in 2011 by CEO Warren Russell, offers customers the ability to perform real-time identity verification and anti-money laundering checks against consumers and corporates during the process of opening an account. The Cardiff-based firm will now accelerate plans to expand its team, develop new products and extend its reach across the regulated, government and business community.Russell said: “W2 has grown from strength to strength in the last few years and this investment will allow our business to establish its position as a key world player in the field. We have a rapidly growing customer base and we can support them with an expanding team, creating job opportunities in the local area and further afield.”Julian Dennard, Investment Director at Mercia Fund Management, commented: “We are delighted to support W2 and back a management team which is highly experienced in in the anti-fraud sector and cloud-based software companies. SaaS technology is one of Mercia’s chosen areas of focus and so we are pleased to be able to support Warren and his team as they continue to scale.”Richard Thompson, Senior Investment Executive at Finance Wales, added: “We are delighted to co-invest with Mercia in this latest round to support Warren and his team in the next phase of their expansion. W2 has made impressive progress year-on-year since our initial investments, when they moved their headquarters to Cardiff. With this investment, they are positioned to accelerate their growth as their customers address the increasing regulatory demands companies must now meet.” ConnectPay ups security investment to combat online fraud May 29, 2020 Share David Pope: HooYu – Betting needs to stay alert on temporary KYC actions June 23, 2020 Share Spelinspektionen reminds operators of AML responsibilities July 2, 2020last_img read more

Give your Water Heater a Little Love this Valentine’s Day

first_imgSubmitted by Springer PlumbingSpringer Plumbing reminds you to give your plumbing a little “love” this Valentine’s Day.Why not give your plumbing a little love this Valentine’s Day? Your water heater is the hardest working appliance in your home, it constantly provides you and your family with warm water while asking little in return. We think it is time you returned the favor and gave your water heater some affection. A little love goes a long way!The good news is taking care of your water heater is pretty simple. All water heaters accumulate sediment and lime deposits as they age, some of which is just a by-product of the water being heated. All these deposits of sand, rust, rocks, etc. can have a large impact on the efficiency and lifespan of your water heater. We recommend performing an annual flush to clear out the sediment. Having this quick job done will allow your water heater to produce more hot water with less energy. We would love to help you with this if you do not know how to do it yourself.Why Should You Flush Your Water Heater?-Remove all sediment that builds up (sand, salt, tiny rocks & even rust)-Prolong the life of your water heater (average lifespan is 13 years)-Increase the efficiency of your heater-Save on energy costs-Prevent corrosion of the tank-Allow for your tank to hold its full water capacity-Protect the drain valve from clogging-Provide your family with cleaner water-Have peace of mind knowing you are performing preventative maintenanceOur friendly plumbing technicians are water heater experts and can perform any maintenance, repairs or answer any questions you may have. Happy Valentine’s Day from the Springer Plumbing crew!Springer Plumbing3517 Sapp Road SW, Olympia WA 98512Phone: (360) 754-9670 | Fax: (360) 754-1223 Facebook23Tweet0Pin1last_img read more