Silent Edge, a Tunbridge Wells, UK-based performance measurement company, received a £2.2m investment.
Rockpool Investments provided £1.8m equity in the form of EIS-qualifying shares together with a £400k venture loan, and took a minority ownership position in Silent Edge.
The company intends to use the funds to further develop its advanced technology and make it available across a wider variety of sectors including engineering, HR, manufacturing, marketing, administration, and management.
Founded in 2002 by Russell Ward, CEO, Silent Edge provides a cloud-based technology platform for clients across a range of sectors including telecoms, finance, media, construction, and recruitment to evaluate people in order to provide skills development that enhances each individual’s performance by targeting specific skills gaps.
Clients include BT, Lafarge Tarmac, Archant, and Barclays.