2016 was a damp squib in so many ways, for reasons we hardly need to go into here. But despite some reports to the contrary,
Throughout 2016, after the excitement of playing host to one of the world’s most exciting and fastest growing start-up eco-systems, London and the UK faced increasing pressure to grow these early stage,
The thing about London; it’s full of smart people. Everywhere you look, on the tube, the buses, in the taxis and Ubers; every office and every shop is crammed full of smart people,
Does tech make our lives better? Will technological advances put us all out of a job (and is that a bad thing?), what role should,
Has there ever been a more challenging time to be a global media agency? With disruptive new social media platforms springing up nearly every day led by ambitious entrepreneurs,
A new online investment project that works like a property ISA meaning it is capital gains exempt, investing in properties in Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester,
Margot James, the government’s new Small Business Minister, announced the launch of a £40m Enterprise Capital Fund, which will be run by Active PE, last week at the ScaleUp Institute’s Manchester Conference.
One of the earliest angel investors in CityMapper, the London based journey mapping app which has gone on to raise $50m in 3 rounds of funding,
A hospitality management service for Airbnb’ers who want to outsource the hassle of short-term-letting their homes has raised $1.1m of funding in a round led by Initial Capital,
Ever had the feeling that half of your marketing budget was wasted, but you just didn’t know which half?
It’s the classic marketers’ dilemma – publicists have wrestled with this tedious problem since the turn of the century.
23 of London’s most promising and fastest growing tech start-ups are set to accompany Rajesh Agrawal, the Deputy Mayor for Business and Chairman of “London’s PR Agency” London &
Elements of the construction industry may be unashamedly old-school, but a Danish firm, GenieBelt, co-founded by Klaus Nyengaard, one of the founders of food delivery Unicorn Just Eat (which began life in Denmark) is showing that it is far from immune to a dose of tech disruption.
A VC firm, NFJ Capital, that counts Dollar Shave Club, the subscription shaving start-up that was recently acquired for more than $1bn by Unilever, amongst its portfolio has led a $5m Series A funding round into Jobbio,
Jamjar investments, the Strategic Investment fund founded in 2013 by Innocent Drinks founders Richard Reed, Jon Wright and Adam Balon, alongside Piper, a private equity firm that has also backed jeweller Monica Vinander and swimwear brand Orlebar Brown has helped low-calorie popcorn brand Propercorn raise a £7m venture funding round.