Episode 1 Ventures’ portfolio companies in the news

Three exciting startups, which received backing from Episode 1 Ventures, have recently enjoyed media coverage.

Touch Surgery, which provides surgical simulations designed to enhance education, diagnosis and surgical planning was featured in the Evening Standard’sHow health tech is making the future of medicine smart. The platform uses artificial intelligence, augmented reality and virtual reality tomodel surgical procedures through 3D animations.

It was also announced that Carwow islaunching a £1.2m advertising campaign. This company aims to make the car-buying experience hassle free with reviews and a car-chooser tool to help customers identify the right car for them andallowing them to buy directly from thedealers at the best price.

Triptease offers an all-in-one platform to hotels to help them take back control of the booking process in a bid to increase direct bookings. The company’s “chief tease” discusses how hotelscan ensure that they are able to compete effectively withonline travel agencies (OTAs) in a feature on how tomake integrated revenue management systems work for you.

By UKBAA 07 Feb 2017