WHAT WE DO

We invest in the best UK focused software entrepreneurs, then work with them to build large valuable businesses through active Board participation

Global App Testing

Global App Testing connects mobile app developers with a global community of top quality assurance testers

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User Replay

User Replay captures every action of every visitor to its customers’ websites so they can uncover problems and improve UX, driving higher conversion rates.

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Triptease

Triptease provides marketing services for high end hotels to drive high value direct bookings.

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SwiftShift

Mobilise your workforce: an integrated mobile service which helps large multilocation organisations minimize staffing gaps and improve staff communications.

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Raising IT

Raising IT. A platform that helps nonprofits manage their content, communities and communication and deliver effective fundraising campaigns.

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Cluster HQ

The ops service for container services like Docker. Manage your whole system including the databases within Docker.

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carwow

The smart way to choose and buy your new car – connecting consumers to the right car dealerships for a better price and/or availability.

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Scurri

A cloud based software solution that helps online merchants manage their carrier networks, reducing complexity and cost.

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tvbeat

The real time cross-device TV analytics platform: connects data from existing digital, cable, satellite or IPTV networks in a single analytics platform.

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OUR INVESTMENTS

In the last 13 months we have invested £9.3m into 12 companies.

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FROM OUR BLOG

The New Business Road Test (or what you should do BEFORE you launch a lean start-up) by Martin Afshari-Mehr

Here at Episode 1 we’re very focused on arming entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools and help they need to be able to build and scale their businesses. We’ve been taking you through the steps of “How to build a successful start-up” in our blog series but we wanted to provide some additional guidance at the idea stage (although this framework can help whatever stage you’re at) on how to evaluate your idea. This sits really well alongside our first post on the…

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