Food takes the front stage when it comes to any event. However, it’s still difficult for event organizers to find incredible, vetted, and up-and-coming food vendors efficiently and seamlessly. Feast It is changing that. The online platform features a selection of the UK’s hand-picked top caterers and mobile bars – less than ten percent of food suppliers are […]
Brands spend an estimated $70B on market research, and this number has continuously increased. So as the budget for market research expands, brands expect better consumer insight than ever before and that’s where Zappi comes in. This cost-effective, AI consumer insights platform delivers insightful and critical information in less than hours. Unlike its competitors, Zappi […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in London for the first half of February 2019 featuring news for Accel and InReach Ventures.
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest London startup funding rounds during the month of January. I have included some additional information as well such as industry, founding year, brief funding description, total funding raised, to further the analysis for the state of venture capital in London. For the purposes of this analysis. only equity […]
There’s a game that, as Startup/VC lawyers, we’ve seen played out across many ecosystems. We’ll call it “own the lawyers,” and because it benefits repeat players (professional investors, service providers) at the expense of first-time founders – and the former are usually the people controlling the microphones – it rarely gets discussed publicly.
By 2021 content marketing, as an industry, will exceed $400B and one of the companies fueling this tremendous growth is Smartology. The company’s platform serves as the connector for global brands to establish thought leadership through the audience of media powerhouses like WSJ, Economist, and Bloomberg. Leveraging a combination of machine learning and natural language […]
Today, we take a look at the 13 companies that have raised the largest startup funding rounds in London in 2018 using some data from our friends at Crunchbase. In addition to the dollar amount, we have included a brief description, industry, round type, total equity funding raised, and funding round details. Lastly, in order to maintain […]
Securities lending has traditionally been accessible to big financial institutions, but every owner of stocks, bonds and ETFs has the right to lend them. Sharegain makes securities lending transparent and accessible to individual investors through its cloud-based, real-time and data-driven platform. The platform is bank agnostic and it can connect to almost any bank or broker, […]
It’s helpful when pitching venture capital firms to understand the mechanics of how the venture fund itself works. This will often give you an inside glimpse as to the motivations of the partners as well as how to understand the goals of venture capital firms overall.