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.
ObjectBox is the edge database that all your favorite mobile applications are running on such as Pinterest and Snapchat. Edge computing enables decentralization, so developers can store data close to the source, making it less vulnerable to outside attacks without a dependency on SQL. Not only does edge computing deliver insanely fast response rates, but it […]
How can healthcare providers deliver consistently high-quality care, everywhere? Lumeon is the London-based healthcare company responding directly to this question through its Care Pathway Management (CPM) platform. Designed to lower operational costs and engage patients, the CPM platform provides a 360 degree perspective of a patient’s care plan to optimize all the moving parts in […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest London startup funding rounds during the month of November. 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 […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in London for the second half of November 2018. If you have London venture capital firm news to submit, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Security in the digital age is more important than ever, especially since our mobile devices store valuable information: like bank account and credit card info. MYPINPAD has taken upon itself to ensure security in financial and non-financial transactions through its proprietary touchscreen technology. This payment and authentication software solution enables bank-grade, multi-factor authentication. London TechWatch […]