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Getting Ready to Raise Your First Round: Here Are 16 Top Tips To Help You Along The Way

Last week, we held our power hour, where our investors offered fully transparent advice on all you need to know about approaching …

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.

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, …

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 …

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? …

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.

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.

Key insights from our More Than Money Report launch panel.

Last week, we launched The More Than Money Report 2021. The launch event brought together insights from the report and an expert …

20x: The hunt for outliers

Before there were unicorns, there were gazelles.

Starting to raise: Here are 14 tips you’ll need to succeed.

Last Thursday, we held our 4th edition of the VC Investor Ask Me Anything power hour. A 60-minute session held by the …

How VCs can become a one-stop-shop for unlocking growth.

There’s more cash in VC pockets than ever before, putting the power in founders' hands to pick and choose the partner that …