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We raised £400k from family and friends – and lost it

When Gisela and Daniel Wood raised more than £400,000 from family and friends, they did their homew...

Backing of high-profile investor transformed business

E-Sign is a Liverpool-based electronic signature service provider that speeds up the process of col...

Unicorn founder: Why we stopped selling our product for months

The founder of a hyper-growth French unicorn launching a base on London’s Silicon Roundabout has s...

Don’t entertain buyer’s remorse when you take investment

Accountant-turned-software developer John Whelan says founders shouldn’t regret giving away equity...

McDonald’s was the order we just couldn’t turn down

Dean Ward will never forget the meeting with McDonald’s that added rocket fuel to Evoke Creative...

Launching: Pitchspace – helping founders secure capital

Who? PitchSpace was founded by Serkan Ferah and John Auckland, who have worked together since 201...

Why there are no shortcuts to success – Wejo CEO

As the founder of a tech business that processes 16 billion data points a day, it’s apt that Richa...

Why do investors ignore BAME entrepreneurs?

Dr Marilyn Comrie OBE dreams that The Blair Project will one day become a ‘black unicorn’ - but ...

‘Mission, management, momentum’ – what VCs look for

David Foreman says there are three key things his business Praetura Ventures is looking for before d...

VC powers startups with a team of 100 experts

One of the growing pains of a startup is finding talent which can add rocket fuel to your business. ...

‘I thought we were dead’: How reborn startup beat the odds

Building a startup company is a challenging task which requires every ounce of a founding team’s e...