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Expanding to US: The need-to-know guide

We got together with expert Daniel Glazer to discuss the most important considerations in expanding a startup business to the US market.

Liina Lopp

Liina Lopp

Marketing Associate

Raising your first VC round: The Top 14 Things You’ll Need To Know

We held a power hour where our investors offered 100% transparency about how to successfully raise VC capital.

Liina Lopp

Liina Lopp

Marketing Associate

Founders Programme Edition 5 - March 2021: Applications Now Open

Applications for our 5th Founders Programme - and the first of 2021 are now open. The 5-week course is designed to help …

Jared Ruddy

VC Fundraising: 22 Frequently Asked Founder Questions (and Answers)

Let's not sugar-coat it: for many founders, VC fundraising can be a bit of a black box. Do I need a co-founder? …

James Garnier

James Garnier

Brand & Content Associate

Digital transformation has sped up - and we have a choice. Reskill or get left behind?

The pandemic has fundamentally changed the way businesses operate across all industries. And it's about much more than remote working - or …

Luke Smith

Luke Smith

Investor

Conversational Commerce: Making shopping human again

Online dialogue between brands and their customers had a rocky start. We’ve all experienced bots in messaging apps getting the tone wrong, …

Katie Kim

Katie Kim

Investor

Can You Get Your Ecommerce Customers Through Checkout Faster?

Your ecommerce checkout is the penalty shootout of the online shopping experience. Make sure you’ve got your best players on the pitch.

James Garnier

James Garnier

Brand & Content Associate

Fintech for Gen Z: Picking Up Where The Challenger Banks Left Off

Monzo and Revolut changed the banking experience for Millennials (aka Gen Y), turning the tedious process of opening a bank account into …

Katie Kim

Katie Kim

Investor

Why Renewable Energy Needs AI

They're more eco-friendly and now increasingly attractive to energy investors. But renewables still need a boost. Luke Smith expects AI to step …

Luke Smith

Luke Smith

Investor

The Passion Economy: Monetizing Your Individual Creativity

Startups and creators can thrive in this new economic chapter

Katie Kim

Katie Kim

Investor

Get Out Of The Building: The Key To A Product People Actually Need

Let’s say you’ve noticed a problem you think needs a solution. Maybe people care, but then again maybe they’re not bothered. Whichever …

James Garnier

James Garnier

Brand & Content Associate

Founders Programme Autumn 2020: Meet The Cohort

We whittled 318 applications down to an 8-strong group (among them a fiction writer, a debater and a former rap producer, no …

James Garnier

James Garnier

Brand & Content Associate