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B Share Class Portfolio

B Share Class Portfolio

Please click on the icons below to learn more about the portfolio of companies held by the B Ordinary Shares (SENECA GROWTH CAPITAL VCT PLC B ORD 1P).

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Old St Labs

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Old St Labs


Old St Labs is a provider of cloud based, supplier collaboration tools for large, blue chip customers, enabling them to manage key supplier relationships and strategic project work. The core product, Vizibl, seeks to make supplier collaboration much more straight forward, with key focus on compliance, savings / efficiency and driving growth across the business.

 Vizibl is the only SaaS workspace that supports collaborative supplier relationships, bringing all points of contact together in one place, providing visibility across the company and eliminating duplication of efforts. Vizibl’s real-time reporting speeds up decision making, drawing on and sharing the expertise of the community in the process. The offering taps into a growing trend in supplier collaboration, having moved on from the initial focus on compliance, to an increased emphasis on savings / efficiency, and recent developments highlighting the benefits in terms of wider growth strategy for large customers.

 Vizibl provides the infrastructure, governance and reporting capabilities to optimise present supplier performance and acts as a springboard for those collaborative supplier relationships. The product is CRM / ERP agnostic, working alongside all major software providers to ensure the collaboration software is insightful and informative.

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Qudini

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Qudini


Founded in 2012, Qudini is a B2B software company that provides customer experience SaaS solutions to organisations in retail, hospitality, the public sector and healthcare.

Qudini provides a software solution for appointment bookings, queue management, event management and task management – enabling businesses to improve shop floor operations by managing staff activity, breaks and performance, and by assigning tasks at store or head office level.

Qudini is aiming to revolutionise digital queue and appointment management. It achieves this through deployment of its data-centric, cloud-based (Amazon Web Services), cross-platform service, which improves a business’ ability to manage the flow of customers awaiting service, using algorithms to provide accurate, live data, such as estimated wait times. Wait times are relayed to the customer typically via an SMS/text sent from the Qudini platform. Through integration with various software platforms and compatible with wide variety of hardware, Qudini enables detailed analytics focused on customer trends, and provides a unique insight into areas such as customer footfall, peak demand times, and wait times.

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SkinBioTherapeutics Plc

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SkinBioTherapeutics Plc


SkinBioTherapeutics is a life science company focused on skin health. The Company’s proprietary platform technology, SkinBiotix®, is based upon discoveries made by CEO Dr. Cath O’Neill and Professor Andrew McBain.

 SkinBioTherapeutics’ platform applies research discoveries made on the activities of lysates derived from probiotic bacteria when applied to the skin. The Company has shown that the SkinBiotix® platform can improve the barrier effect of skin models, protect skin models from infection and repair skin models. Proof of principle studies have shown that the SkinBiotix® platform has beneficial attributes applicable to each of these areas.

 The aim of the Company is to develop its SkinBiotix® technology into commercially successful products supported by a strong scientific evidence base. SkinBioTherapeutics’ commercial strategy is to engage health and wellbeing and/or pharmaceutical companies in early dialogue to build up relationships and maintain communication on technical progress until one or more commercial deals can be secured.

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Fabacus

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Fabacus


Fabacus is an independent software company that has developed a complete product lifecycle solution: Xelacore, aimed at bringing transparency to supply chain networks, with an initial focus on resolving the interaction and information flow between global licensors and their licensees.

Currently, there is a fundamentally flawed data capture process between licensors and licensees; and a disconnection from the framework of retail standards that have underpinned and continue to enable the retail value chain. This has resulted in an inability to correctly address known shortcomings in respect to data management and hinder the needed digital transformation of licensors in the digitally evolving retail landscape.

Fabacus’s solution, Xelacore, is a modular, Software as a Service solution with an intuitive interface and proprietary data aggregation and management engine that allows all stakeholders to operate on a single unified and collaborative platform. It bridges the gaps in an inefficient process within the current retail ecosystem by creating authenticated, enriched universal records that unlock opportunities, reduce risk and drive performance for both licensors and licensees.

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SilkFred

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SilkFred


Silkfred is an online marketplace for independent ladies’ fashion brands. The business was founded in 2011 with the aim of creating an efficient marketplace for emerging fashion designers to bring products to market and establish their brand in the sector. The business now works with c.600 independent brands, selling to over 500k customers.

Silkfred acts as a central marketing and sales platform
for these brands, charging commission in exchange for these services, and as a result the business itself takes minimal inventory / working capital risk on new brands, lines or products.

The business model revolves around a market leading and scalable customer service platform, and as such Silkfred are continually investing in core infrastructure and constantly seeking innovative methods to enhance the customer experience.

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Bright Network

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Bright Network


Bright Network is a media technology platform which enables blue-chip employers to reach, identify and recruit high-quality graduates and young professionals. London-based Bright Network is led by serial entrepreneur James Uffindell, who previously established, grew, and successfully exited from another business in the education sector. The business is chaired by Zach Miles, who was the founder and latterly CEO of Vedior, a multinational recruitment company, which was acquired by Randstad for €3.3 billion.

Its platform uses advanced data analytics and cutting-edge technology to pre-screen candidates and ensure that its membership contains only the top 20% of graduate talent. The quality of Bright Network’s membership helps drives efficiencies in the recruitment process and improved candidate shortlisting outcomes for employers. As a result, the business has established a strong client base of over 250 employers, which includes global blue-chip organisations such as Bloomberg, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, PwC, P&G SkyScanner and Vodafone.

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Ten80 Group

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Ten80 Group


The company is a SAP focussed on-demand outcome-based delivery solution.

Its aim is to connect every SAP customer with every SAP consultant globally, delivering outcome-based projects rather than time-driven costs through the contractor or freelancer marketplace.

The SAP global consultancy market is estimated to be worth in excess of £300bn.

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Optibiotix Health

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Optibiotix Health


OptiBiotix (AIM:OPTI) is developing a range of technologies, which modulate the human microbiome to prevent and manage human disease. A global market of strategic interest to pharmaceutical, food, health and wellbeing companies, the human microbiome is forecast to become one of the world’s fastest growth areas.

OptiBiotix identifies and develops microbial strains, compounds and formulations for use in food ingredients, supplements and active compounds that can impact on human physiology, deriving potential health benefits.

With an established pipeline of microbiome modulators, the OptiBiotix team works in the prevention and management of chronic lifestyle diseases including obesity, hypercholesterolemia and lipid profiles, and diabetes.

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ADC Biotechnology

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ADC Biotechnology


ADC Biotechnology is developing new process technology to help drug developers meet conjugation process challenges in the testing and production of new antibody drug conjugate (ADC)-based anti cancer drugs. The technology signals faster, simpler and less costly development for an exciting new family of drugs.

With surging numbers of “second generation” drugs in development, tumour-selective ADCs are building a significant position in the oncology field – the fastest growing sector in healthcare.

ADC Bio’s technology aims to become a new paradigm in the way ADCs are developed and manufactured, increasing accessibility for patients by helping to contain ADC production complexity and cost. The patented Lock – Release technology results in fast, simple and robust conjugation processes, with the potential to eliminate several process steps whilst enhancing product quality.

ADC Bio brings knowledge, experience and technical differentiation to the rapid growth ADC sector and is an ideal partner for basic research, development, scale-up and commercialisation challenges.

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