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Founders Programme Edition 6 - November 2021: Applications Now Open

Applications for our 6th Founders Programme are now open. The 5-week course is designed to help people validate their newly formed ideas …

Jared Ruddy

Jared Ruddy

Head of Marketing

It’s time for venture capital to look beyond equity.

Options to access capital as a springboard for the next stage of growth have been slim, and largely unsatisfactory. Growth capital on …

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 …

Luke Smith

Luke Smith

Partner + Investor

20x: The hunt for outliers

Before there were unicorns, there were gazelles.

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 …

Jared Ruddy

Jared Ruddy

Head of Marketing

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 …

The Investment Associate Programme 2021

We are once again opening up our Investment Associate Programme for H2 2021! We’re passionate about being part of and supporting the …

Katie Kim

Katie Kim

Investor

We are excited to announce our 3rd Female Founder Office Hours edition.

The event will take place on May 19th and applications are now open! Read more about our Office Hours events here or …

Katie Kim

Katie Kim

Investor

Uncovering the truth about value-add

The UK's startup ecosystem is more competitive than ever before. It means that VCs have had to adapt. Many offer ‘value-add services’ …