Category Archives: Venture Capital

Farmdrop Co-founder Ben Pugh talks about ‘A healthier and sustainable food chain,driven by mobile technology’


Farmdrop is an online grocery platform that connects farmers and producers directly with local customers. By removing the wholesalers and supermarkets from the supply chain, we deliver fresher and healthier food, while paying the producers a much bigger cut than …

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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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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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Over the next 10 days we catch up with some of Silicon Roundabout’s hottest startups; Today it’s MarketInvoice!


Over the next ten days we wanted to focus on some of Silicon Roundabout’s hottest startups; Today we catch up with Charles Delingpole, co founder of MarketInvoice! What do you do when Eurozone contagion dominates the press in the public …

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Rob Moffat of Balderton Capital reflects on Incubators and Accelerators in Europe


Recent interviews with startups in Silicon Roundabout have focused increasingly on funding and mentoring. We thought we would start the week with a guest blog by Rob Moffat of Balderton Capital who is involved with portfolio companies such as Housetrip, …

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Calum Murray, Head of Commercial Technology and corporate partner Andy Moseby at Kemp Little, join our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel


In deciding upon the appropriate lawyers for our ‘Ask The Expert’ panel we wanted a firm that represented amongst others the award winning (AKQA were Adweeks Agency of the year), newsworthy (‘Lovefilm Signs BBC And ITV Deals in Netflix TV …

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Do you have a question for our panel of digital experts?


‘Tech Entrepreneurs week’ was an eye opener in many ways, one of which was the almost insatiable desire from the audience to accumulate as much knowledge as possible from the various ‘keynote speakers’ assembled. Allied to the infectious passion from …

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Top tips to attract a potential investor by Daniel Waterhouse of Wellington


Following  Sherry Coutu’s piece for us last week ‘What to remember about angel investors?’ we thought we would ask Wellington, General Partner, Daniel Waterhouse a question we have been asked over the last few months by numerous ‘Silicon Roundabout’ based …

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What to remember about Angel Investors? Top 10 ‘suggestions’ from serial entrepreneur Sherry Coutu!


The incredible ‘vibe’ be it on entering Techhub or The Trampery at Silicon Roundabout, grabbing a coffee at The Bookclub (Leonard Street) or sitting in the audience at Tech Entrepreneurs Week (as we did!) amongst a multitude of startups is …

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Just two weeks until Tech Entrepreneurs Week!


The momentum behind the growth of ‘Silicon Roundabout’ shows no sign of  abating. Barely has the ink dried on the photographs of David Cameron leaving White Bear Yard, having met amongst others Stylistpick, that Jimmy Wales and Martin Warner are …

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