Tech Nation Report 2018

Tech Nation has released it's 2018 report — the most comprehensive guide to the UK’s digital tech ecosystem to date. Using a rich mix of official, open and web data, the Tech Nation Report 2018 dives deep inside the themes that are essential to the success of the UK’s tech entrepreneurs. For the full [...]

By |2018-05-28T12:16:47+00:00May 25th, 2018|Fund Raising, Markets, Networking, Reports, Resources|Comments Off on Tech Nation Report 2018

The State of European Tech

Atomico has published the third "State of European Tech" report supported by by both Silicon Valley Bank and Orrick at the Slush event held between 4 and 5 December 2017 in Helsinki.   The full report can be found here but given it is a very comprehensive 143 pages long and a weighty 42Mb file I have pulled out some of [...]

By |2017-12-10T12:03:32+00:00December 6th, 2017|Fund Raising, Reports, Resources|Comments Off on The State of European Tech

Crypto Currency Bubble?

Much as already been written about the steep rise in Bitcoin’s value, particularly over the last few months and as it approaches $10,000 per BTC. This article aims to look at some of the broader issues behind the headlines. To any one who has been through a few bubbles the most striking feature of the [...]

By |2017-11-28T12:10:03+00:00November 28th, 2017|Markets, Resources|Comments Off on Crypto Currency Bubble?

Balderton Capital announces a new $375m fund

Balderton Capital, Europe’s leading investor in Series A-stage technology companies, today announces that it has raised a new $375m fund to support a new generation of European-born global tech businesses. The latest fund has been raised from new and existing investors from Europe, the U.S. and Asia, as the continent’s technology sector reaches a pivotal [...]

By |2017-11-28T14:56:28+00:00November 27th, 2017|Fund Raising, Funds, New Fund, Resources|Comments Off on Balderton Capital announces a new $375m fund

Patient Capital Action Plan

The UK government is a major player in the UK early and growth stage marketplace with multiple programmes to fund and support innovation and the knowledge economy.  Just to pick three; SESI/EIS tax relief assisted over 5 thousand companies to raise more than £2bn in 2015-16, the Enterprise Capital Funds programme has committed over [...]

By |2017-11-24T17:38:00+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Fund Raising, Funds, Resources|Comments Off on Patient Capital Action Plan

Fund Raising Process

Raising external finance is one of the key challenges faced by start-ups and a central theme of Foundry Exchange.  This site provides an index to the many routes to raising funds but critical to these options is having a funding strategy and being able to present your idea along with the team, the company [...]

By |2017-12-25T18:47:06+00:00November 17th, 2017|Fund Raising, Networking, Resources|Comments Off on Fund Raising Process

The State of European Tech 2016

Atomico publishes the second edition of it's "State of European Tech" report with the tag line: the future is being invested in Europe. We set out to establish a clear picture of how Europe's ecosystem has evolved in 2016, and where we need to do more to better [...]

By |2017-07-10T15:07:21+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Companies, Fund Raising, Markets, Networking, Resources|Comments Off on The State of European Tech 2016
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