November 7, 2016

In our tech world there are plenty of views on how much founders should keep hold of at each round. Striking the right balance between keeping hold of enough of your stock to keep you motivated, and giving away enough to get investors interested in the first place, is...

November 3, 2016

I've written a little about lower valuations over the last few weeks. A few people have been in touch to question this (I love a good discussion). 

Here's a report that confirms my views: valuations are indeed down. Law firm Cooley looked at deals where it was involved...

November 1, 2016

It's not been an easy Hallowe'en period for tech.

Twitter has continued its freewill, announcing it was shedding up to 9% of its workforce and shutting down the once-vaunted Vine. 

Apple's iPhone sales continue to shrink, thanks to increased competition in China and lowe...

June 29, 2016

Over the last few days there have been a lot of articles about how the UK tech scene will be affected by the Brexit vote.

- Germany is apparently trying to lure companies away from London.

- 'UK start-ups mull uncertain future'

- 'Tech leaders try to paint bright Brexit f...

May 20, 2016

 If there's one thing that start-ups worry about more than anything else at the pre-fundraising stage, it's what investors want. 


What Women Want may have been a terrible film, but getting in the mind of people you are trying to attract is exactly what founders need to...

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