Category Archives: Interviews

Your Seven Days in the World of Technology courtesy of the Wired.co.uk Podcast!


Listen this week for an entertaining 30-minute look at the most interesting technology and science stories from the last seven days, with Wired.co.uk’s Olivia Solon, Liat Clark and Nicholas Tufnell. Once again Care.data is proving to be a hot mess. …

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Expanding to London from the USA can be a legal minefield. Part 2 of Richard Goold’s series asks ‘Subsidiary or Branch?’


Typically when US corporations come to the UK they will set up either: -           a subsidiary (typically a private limited company, which will be a wholly owned legal entity of the US corporation); or -           a branch (which is a …

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London offers tremendous opportunities for a disruptive and game changing tech business expanding from the USA.


However, English law can be minefield! Richard Goold (@gooldrichard), Corporate Partner and Co-Chair of the Tech team at Wragge and Co explains why. In this four part blog, I’m going to look at the following areas that US companies need …

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‘Is the increasing shift to a subscription based economy the end of ownership?’ We asked 6 leading entrepreneurs.


Brian Bell in ‘The Wired World in 2014’ says “Younger consumers…have proven more comfortable with sharing toys, cars,movies and dresses, and are impatient with inefficient models of consumerism….instead of  purchasing physical media that may ultimately end up in a landfill,consumers …

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‘How critical is independence to success? We asked six leading entrepreneurs.’


“I would suspect that (Skype) could have achieved more if it had been an independent company” said Danny Rimer, a partner at Index Ventures” in the Financial Times 29th August (Skype’s first decade reflects a trail of missed opportunity). We …

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‘What innovations will shape architecture in a decades time’ (Wired Magazine July 2013) We asked six of Silicon Roundabout’s leading architects what they thought?!


Chris Patience Partner at EllisMiller Architects Imagine cities enclosed by a super scale mega-structures smart enough to control light and heat, collect water, generate energy, and protect its inhabitants from an increasingly volatile climate. A little Stanley Kubrick perhaps, possible …

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10 Tips for succeeding in a Startup Accelerator programme by Carlos Eduardo Espinal, Partner at Seedcamp


Accelerators come in all different shapes and sizes. With many new Accelerators coming into existence within the last few years, the job of selecting one to join and getting the most out of your chosen accelerator program isn’t always obvious. …

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‘Art in the workplace is no longer simply about decoration…’


James Burke, creative director and co-founder of Shoreditch-based Acrylicize, explains why. Art has long been a feature in spaces outside of the art gallery. Offices have typically used art to decorate the workplace, brightening up meeting rooms and making a …

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Tech bosses could be the next public enemies (FT 28TH May). We asked five entrepreneurs if they agreed?


Andrew Hill wrote in the Financial Times “Like big banks, tech companies are protected  by a bubble of their own making……and their representatives often exude a sense of entitlement and an overconfidence that technology can solve the worlds problems….” He …

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Duncan Logan, founder of San Francisco based accelerator RocketSpace talks about change and London’s greatest opportunity!


In years to come I think Silicon Valley and San Francisco will be viewed as the laboratory of the information age but much of the real world growth of tech will be driven from other locations. There has been no …

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