Category Archives: Press coverage

We asked Nick Ray, CEO Of aiHit, should we be worried following David Rowan’s piece on the ‘data disenfranchised’?


“In the emerging yottabyte age, let’s ensure the sovereignty of the people over the databases by holding to account those with the keys to the machine…” (David Rowan, Wired Magazine April 2013) We asked Nick Ray, CEO of aiHit, should …

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Ten Smart CEOs: (No 3) Chris Morton, Lyst


Chris Morton’s decision to colonise the fashion world as an innovator, whilst timely, represented a shift in career path for the former VC of Balderton Capital. Launched in 2010 this success, having secured funding from DFJ Esprit and Accel, is …

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Ten Smart CEOs: (No. 2) Felix Leuschner, Stylistpick


Felix Leuschner founded Stylistpick in November 2010, initially as a subscription only accessories retailer. Over less than 24 months he has cultivated a careful formula to navigate a well populated fashion market to bring the concept of curation to ecommerce …

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Ten Smart CEOs: (No. 1) Tom Leathes, Top10.com


Tom Leathes is part of a new generation of entrepreneur, having built and sold three web businesses in the last six years with colleagues Harry Jones and Alex Buttle. The most recent was sold to uSwitch.com last year. As CEO …

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Our focus on Silicon Roundabout’s ‘hottest startups’ continues; today it’s Teamly!


Amongst some of the gloomiest reports of European contagion the jubilee celebrations have not been the only ray of sunshine to offer balance and encouragement to us all! Last month Teamly and their founder Scott Allison announced that 500 Startups, …

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‘Marketing is dead’ said Kevin Roberts, CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi. We asked two Silicon Roundabout entrepreneurs if they agreed!


The headline in The Drum magazine (May 11th) read ‘MARKETING IS DEAD… or so said Kevin Roberts when addressing the Institute of Directors conference recently – shocking words considering he is chief executive officer at one of the world’s biggest …

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Litigation in the digital world; Kemp Little and Wiggin give us The Lawyers’ view!


In the second part of our piece following the Financial Times article ‘The curse of innovation’, we asked two leading law firms Kemp Little and Wiggin whether they were concerned about a potential future cycle of IP disputes “spilling over …

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Colette Ballou on hiring a PR Agency!


Colette Ballou is the founder of Ballou PR. With a client roster that includes Eventbrite, Seatwave and Shopping.com she is well placed to give us the inside track about what to think about before hiring a PR agency. It’s heartbreaking …

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