MyConcern Safeguarding Software Secures £3.2 Million Of Growth Funding

Posted Date

12th September 2019

“We looked long and hard to find the right partner to help us achieve our vision of being the world’s leading provider of safeguarding solutions. To have secured the backing of Octopus Investments is a huge testament to the skill and commitment of our staff and to the service that they provide to our customers.” – Martin Baker QPM, CEO of The Safeguarding Company

Safeguarding Company Secures Growth Funding 

We are over the moon to announce that we have secured £3.2 million of growth funding from Octopus Investments’ Development Capital team. This article, released by FE News, highlights the importance that MyConcern has in the critical role of safeguarding children and adults at risk within organisations such as schools, colleges, sports clubs and more. 

“The Safeguarding Company is a fast-growing business with a proven track record and a hugely loyal and supportive customer base. MyConcern® and the services that accompany it are helping to save lives and to keep people safe on a daily basis. For us to have the opportunity to join the team in accelerating and extending that level of protection to many more individuals and organisations was a major driver for us.” - Richard Court, Head of Development Capital at Octopus Investments 

About Octopus Investments 

Part of the Octopus GroupOctopus Investments is a rapidly growing investment business. The award-winning team cover a wide range of businesses and needs within their broad portfolio. They want to change the world of investments by championing a straightforward, clear and honest approach to provide products that do exactly what they say they will. 

Exciting Developments, New Job Opportunities and Rapid Growth 

We’re planning to use this fantastic opportunity to further develop our secure and trusted safeguarding platform. We believe MyConcern is already the best product on the market, so cannot wait to release even more exciting new features which will support those who are charged with the incredibly important role of protecting the most vulnerable people in society: children and adults at risk. 

Our founding directors will continue to lead The Safeguarding Company and MyConcern throughout this period of significant growth and expansion. Headed up by our CEO: Martin Baker QPM and our executive directors: Mike Glanville and Darryl Morton. This investment is also set to create several new job opportunities across the UK to help facilitate this growth and continue to provide exceptional service to our users. 

“As a safeguarding company our impact on individuals and communities is direct and with this investment, we can further develop our software and services for new and existing customers and rapidly extend our reach.” – Martin Baker QPM, CEO of The Safeguarding Company

To find out more about MyConcern Safeguarding Software and this investment, read the full article here. 

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