ignite100 Demo Day Round Up

On December 5, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

Yesterday I popped along to the ignite100 accelerator Demo Day in London. In their words: ignite100 is a mentorship-led accelerator program for start-ups but with a big £100,000 difference. We provide seed capital, office space and mentors, and the runway necessary to sustain momentum after the end of the acceleration programme. ignite100…

“Newcastle we have ignition” ignite100 & Betarocket; powering the North East Start Up scene

I’ve been trying to get around as much of the UK as possible this past month to check in on innovation hubs and start up culture. Following my visit to Wayra, London’s latest startup accelerator, Newcastle’s ignite100 was the next date on the tour.  ignite100 is run by my old buddy…

First visit to Wayra London

London and digital seem to be going from strength to strength in terms of the number of opportunities presenting themselves for entrepreneurs and early stage companies wanting to start up here. Its such an exciting time to be invloved in tech, not only in London, but the broader UK scene. There is a genuine buzz around the community and a real…

HashBang.TV Episode 10: “”You don’t need the Valley, stay in Europe”

Chris and James are joined by uber connected European angel investor and start up mentor, Muriel Devillers. Hear about the trends Muriel is seeing in tech investment, how to pitch, how to network, how to keep it simple. Oh and why living in Europe is fine. Forget moving to the…

The Facebook Offering: How It Compares

On May 26, 2012, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

To view an interactive version of this graphic, use a browser with SVG support, such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari or the latest Internet Explorer 9. via nytimes.com Cool visualisation from The New York Times on Tech IPO’s since 1980.

HashBang.TV “Get the knowledge on Hailo Cab” [VIDEO]

On May 16, 2012, Posted by , In HashBang.TV, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Russ and Gary join the boys to tell the Hailo Hollywood script style story – learn how three cabbies came up with the idea in a Covent Garden coffee shop, launched and spread the word amongst the London Black Cab community, and went on to raise one of the largest…

500 Startups by the numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

On April 8, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

15 most valuable new startups 2011

On September 25, 2011, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

via businessinsider.com

Y Combinator by the Numbers [VIDEO]

On September 10, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Mobile TV And Video Platform MobiTV Files For $75 Million IPO | TechCrunch #mobile

On September 1, 2011, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Mobile TV and video platform MobiTV has filed its S-1 with the SEC this afternoon. In the public offering, MobiTV plans to raise as much as $75 million. For background, MobiTV was founded in 1999 and was one of the pioneers in bringing live and on-demand TV to mobile devices….