We hope you had a great August and that September has started well for you. The month ahead is set to be a busy one with our new website launch, numerous events and some exciting deals being announced... watch this space.
In this months edition we will cover:
- The Seed Stage
- Where We're Going
- Digital Catapult
- Freshworks European Summit
- RLC Portfolio Updates
🌱 The Seed Stage
We are extremely excited to be participating in the Seed Stage alongside other leading early-stage funds in the UK.
The Seed Stage is the UK's first demo day without an accelerator and is a great opportunity to get in front of numerous VC's and Angels.
On demo day, founders pitch to a series of funds along with a whole host of other VCs and angels.
Founders can apply here, and the deadline is 8th September: https://www.theseedstage.co.uk/
Where You Will Find Us
⭐ Digital Catapult - Early Stage Investor Landscape
Reece will be joining Digital Catapult's Early Stage Investment Landscape series this September. He will be hosting a session on Term Sheets, describing the intricacies and how challenges can play out in practice.
Joining him on the day will be Will Sheldon (Accel), Flavia Popescu (Silicon Valley Bank) and Finn Murphy (Frontline). More information will be available in the coming days.
📣 Freshworks European Startup Summit
We are looking forward to participating in Freshworks for Startups’ Against All Odds Startup Summit on September 17th.
Freshworks is one of the fastest-growing unicorns backed by Google Capital, Accel, Sequoia, Tiger Global with $400 million funding, valued at $3.5 billion.
The European edition of the Against All Odds startup summit will feature speakers, startups, and investors from the region, including:
- Philippe Botteri of Accel
- Tao Tao of GetYourGuide
- Anthony Rose of Seedleegals
- Daumantas Dvilinskas of Transfergo
- Andrey Khusid of Miro
- Robin Wauters of Tech.eu
We are pleased to be joining the likes of Accel, Inventure, Angular Ventures, Revo Capital, Expon Capital, Plug & Play, APX, Startupbootcamp, Baltic Sandbox as investors who will be present to meet early-stage founders.
⌛ ⏱️ Coming soon...
🚧 Website Launch
Our new improved website will be launching early next week. If you are happy to provide any feedback/thoughts prior then, we would love to hear from you.
Please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org for the link.
What we've been reading, listening to or watching.
- Flash Crash by Liam Vaughan.
- YC’s most anticipated startup raised $16M from a16z before Demo Day by TechCrunch
- The History of Epic Games by Acquired Podcast.
- Charlie Songhurst – Lessons from Investing in 483 Companies by Invest Like the Best
- Michael Siebel discussing Building Product by Y-Combinator
- The Russian Revolution Over Simplified by OverSimplified.
📣 Portfolio Company Updates
Some of our portfolio companies are hiring:
See the open roles below at each companies careers page:
- Software Engineer
- Future Positions
- Sales Executive
- Machine Learning Engineer
- Senior Full Stack Engineer
- Senior Data Science Engineer
- Full Stack Engineer
- Data Science Engineer
- Various Internships
- B2B Marketing Intern
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If you are a founder looking to announce a funding round, please contact Oliver to be featured in next weeks edition.