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I don’t normally write about politics, being just a VC with interests and/or experience of over 50 UK businesses over a long career. But an old article about threats...

Our Marketing Manager Jess Greenhalgh left us recently and it was quite an emotional end to three years working with us. We really like Jess as a person and are...

It’s a truism of investing that you should invest in great people. In fact, we believe it’s most importantly about investing in great founder CEOs. So like most VCs,...

Obviously we were very pleased to announce last week that we closed our second fund. We were a bit oversubscribed but held firm at our hard cap of £60m...

For me the best of the Christmas or New Year Messages by far was Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas message from Brendan Cox – husband of MP Jo Cox who...

Great story in the Telegraph today: Fears of evasion after the end of the tax disc sees revenue fall by millions. To save money the UK government in their...

I’ve written about term sheets before – the first post was on standard term sheets, and the second on liquidation preference. One key thing to watch out for is...

One of the challenging stages of making an investment is explaining to first time entrepreneurs why some of the terms in a term sheet are really important to VC...

I thought I should write about this because we had a distinct lack of chemistry with a very (intellectually) smart entrepreneur recently and it got me thinking… One of...

I was a panelist at the UK Business Angel Association conference this week. One of the earlier panelists said he wished there was a standard for early stage term...

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