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Advisor to Gresham House Ventures on their €5m investment into CitySwift

About the Parties

Gresham House Ventures is the growth equity division of Gresham House, working with exceptional entrepreneurs to take their business to the next level, specialising in scaling companies across a diversified range of sectors, including healthcare & education, consumer markets, technology & communications, and business services.

The investment will be used to accelerate CitySwift’s platform development, providing both authorities and operators with AI-powered data solutions to future-proof transport networks. These funds will also enable CitySwift to scale their end-to-end client services – with dedicated, specialised Customer Success supporting every stage of the customer journey – further securing the company’s reputation as the leading transportation data innovators in the UK and global markets.

The investment continues a busy period of dealmaking for Gresham House Ventures and extends its investment activity in the transport and intelligent data areas. The Gresham House Ventures existing investment portfolio includes VivaCity (smart city and traffic management solutions), FocalPoint (satellite-based positioning technology) and Branchspace (travel technology software).

Tom Bradbury, Corporate Finance Director at Wilson Partners commented: “With their in depth knowledge and experience across the transport and mobility sectors, Gresham have formed an exciting partnership with CitySwift as part of this funding round. It was a pleasure supporting the Gresham team and we look forward to working with them again in the future.”

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Gresham House Ventures

“CitySwift’s growth in recent years has been impressive, and the team’s knowledge of both bus networks and data science makes this a compelling and unique proposition. With our experience working with other transport and mobility data businesses, we look forward to supporting CitySwift as it continues to deliver real-world benefits for transport passengers across the UK, Ireland and global markets over the coming years.”

Benjamin Faulkner, Associate Director,
Gresham House Ventures