News - M&A

‘Steps business owners should take when looking to exit’

Business owners are in a “precarious position” when it comes to setting up effective exit strate...

From Series A to acquisition: Enjoy the journey… & plan for the final destination

In October 2022, the DeepTech Cambridge-based sound recognition company that I’d worked at as VP o...

Why we’re switching to ‘John Lewis’ model

Succession planning is vital to any maturing business - but it doesn’t have to involve “cashing ...

‘We spun out of EY to scale’

A common tale in the world of business is the disruptive startup swallowed up by the corporate behem...

‘I sold my business for £22m but I still had so much to learn’

Lee McNeil could have been forgiven for going crazy when his gaming-based business Tebex was bought...

Why mindset is difference between success and failure

COVID destroyed many businesses - but was the making of others. Entrepreneurs who were nimble eno...

Balderton appoints chief portfolio talent officer

Balderton Capital has appointed Leah Sutton as chief portfolio talent officer.  Sutton will be r...

‘A market-ready product was key to our success’

There are two main schools of thought when it comes to going to market. The first is to launch yo...

Busting the myth of 60-hour weeks

There is a tendency to equate tech startup success with founders working long, hard hours. While ...

Private equity firm ECI expands team

Mid-market private equity firm ECI Partners has expanded its team with two new hires. Isabella Fo...

Founder: Scalability is Studiospace’s secret sauce

When Pete Sayburn and his fellow co-founders sold Market Gravity to Deloitte in 2017, it vindicated ...

‘Marathon mentality key to MedTech success’

Having run my first marathon in London recently, I can testify to the importance of discipline, focu...