Mercia Technologies (MERC)
Mercia is a national investment group focused on the funding and scaling of innovative technology businesses with high growth potential from the UK regions. Mercia benefits from 19 university partnerships and offices across the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland providing it with access to high quality, regional deal flow. Mercia Technologies PLC is quoted on AIM with the epic "MERC".
Mercia's 'Complete Capital Solution' initially nurtures businesses via its third-party funds (now with circa £400million under management) and then over time Mercia can provide further funding to the most promising companies by deploying direct investment follow-on capital from its own balance sheet. Since its IPO in December 2014, Mercia has invested over £69million across its direct investment portfolio.
Para Resources (PARA)
Para Resources (TSXV – “PBR”) (WKN – “A14YF1”) (OTC – “PRSRF”) Para is a junior producing gold mining company. Para owns approximately 80% of the El Limon project, in Colombia, which in addition to its current underground operation is purchasing mineralized rock mined by small artisanal miners working on the Company’s property.
PowerHouse Energy Group (PHE)
PowerHouse Energy Group plc has developed a proprietary process technology - DMG® - which can utilise waste plastic, end-of-life-tyres, as well as other challenging waste streams to efficiently and economically convert them into EcoSynthesis© gas from which valuable products such as chemical precursors, hydrogen, electricity and other industrial products may be derived. The PowerHouse technology is the world's first proven, modular, hydrogen from waste (HfW) process.
The PowerHouse DMG® process can generate in excess of 1 tonne of road-fuel quality H2, and in excess of 28MW/h of exportable electricity per day.
The PowerHouse process produces low levels of safe residues and requires a small operating footprint, making it suitable for deployment at enterprise and community level.
PowerHouse is quoted on the London Stock Exchange's AIM Market under the ticker: PHE, and is incorporated in the United Kingdom.
Safestay PLC is the owner operator of a branded contemporary “boutique” hostel group. The first Hostel in the Elephant and Castle, London was opened in June 2012.
The Safestay Business operates a new brand of contemporary hostel, designed to appeal to a broad range of guests. Known as a “boutique hostel” within the travel industry, it is aimed at providing safe, stylish accommodation which offers a more attractive alternative to both traditional hostels and budget hotel accommodation.