Liquid Bronze Limited, a Hulme, Manchester, UK-based domiciliary care software developer, raised an equity investment of undisclosed amount.
Backers included the North West Fund 4 Digital & Creative, managed by AXM Venture Capital, and an angel syndicate. Investor Brian Gray, a software sector veteran, will join the Board as the non-executive chairman. Anish Kapoor, co-founder of Telecity and founder of Yuuguu, who has joined as a non-executive director.
The company intends to use the funds to recruit new developers to deliver additional functionality on its platform and expand its user base in the domiciliary care market.
Founded by Andrew Threlfall, Liquid Bronze provides the Malinko SaaS platform, a SaaS management suite which allows domiciliary care agencies to manage their operations, and co-ordinate home-care staff.
The software also helps agencies comply with CQC regulations on monitoring and reporting standards of care.