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FastForward Innovations targets significant upside with portfolio of early stage tech firms


  • Investment firm targeting early stage emerging technology companies
  • Current portfolio of eight firms
  • Investments range acorss gaming, blockchain and medical industries
FastForward Innovations Limited - FastForward Innovations targets significant upside with portfolio of early stage tech firms

Quick facts: FastForward Innovations Limited

Price: 8.73 GBX

Market: LSE
Market Cap: £14.1 m

What it does

FastForward Innovations Limited (LON:FFWD) is an investment company specialising in early stage emerging technology companies.

The group says its investments are those that its directors have identified as “having significant upside” for the company.

What it owns

As of 13 July 2020, the company’s portfolio consists of;

  • The Diabetic Boot Company – Firm focused on the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers through its PulseFlow diabetic-friendly footwear
  • Factom – Blockchain company using the technology to simplify records management, record business processes and address security and compliance issues
  • Vemo Education – Education technology company that looks to solve student debt problems by developing income share agreement programmes and deferred tuition plans
  • Leap Gaming – Developer and provider of 3D gaming technology and products with a focus on virtual sports and virtual casino
  • Juvenescence - Therapeutics and development company focusing on improving and extending human lifespans
  • Emmac – Company focused on the production and supply of medicinal cannabis, hemp and other derivative products
  • Portage Biotech - Works to enable research & development to produce clinical programs for a variety of cancers by providing funding, strategic business and clinical counsel, and shared services
  • Yooma - Hemp-based wellness products firm planning to partner with some of Pan-Asia’s leading social and e-commerce platforms to create the first hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) lifestyle company in Asia

Inflexion points

  • In early July, Leap Gaming entered into an agreement with a European online gaming operator to provide its complete portfolio of virtual sports
  • In June, Leap Gaming also expanded its partnership with 888 Holdings PLC (LON:888) which will see a number of Leap’s titles become available through the 888casino website including a selection of ultra-realistic 3D virtual sports games
  • Juvenescence has formed a joint venture with biotech firm G3 Therapeutics, called Juvenomics, which will focus on developing medicines to combat ageing and age-related diseases

Video - CEO Ed McDermott


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FastForward Innovations Limited (LON:FFWD) Ed McDermott updated Proactive on the status of two of its investment companies, Factom Inc EMMAC Life Sciences. McDermott says for Factom, it has reached a provisional agreement with Factom whereby it is proposed that FastForward’s US$6mln SAFE note...

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