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2021

Happy New Year 🎇 We hope you all had a great rest and enjoyed the festive period as much as possible.

Before looking forward to 2021, we want to take a moment to look back on what we have achieved in 2020, despite the widespread disruption.



You can find our full writeup here and thank you as always for the support over the last 12 months.

Throughout Decembers letter we cover:

🚨Introducing Crowd Data Systems!



📣 Announcing our latest Investment in Crowd Data Systems, a company built to address the deficiencies in current treasury management systems globally.

⭐ We led their round in Q3 2020
💰 It was a $500k Round
🤝 Met via a portfolio founder introduction
🎉 Participation from Ascension Ventures and FOMCap

Read more about our investment on our blog here.

📣 Portfolio Company Updates


Greendeck:
The Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech 2020 - Inspiring to see RLC Ventures portfolio founders Aayush, Aditya and Yashvardhan of Greendeck leading the list of Asian UK Tech Stars. You can see all the nominees here.

Condense Reality:
Named in the 10 Hottest tech Companies in Bristol! - As per Beauhurst, Condense Reality has been named in the top 10 hottest tech companies in Bristol, named alongside Graphcore. You can see the full list here.

🎟 Events


Google For Startups



Olly partook in the Monthly Google for Startups Investor lunches, where a number of excellent startups pitched their businesses to a select group of investors. If you are interested in joining the community, head here to find out more.

🎙 Listen to the latest podcast episodes on Pollcast!


Tune into Ep.8 with Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink - Ex Leeds and Chelsea striker, 2x golden boot winner and fan favourite talks about his time in football dealing with adversity, his work ethic that has led him to where he is now and his transition to a successful property investor. Listen to the full episode here!  To vote on the next topic, whether it be on Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship or Current Affairs, follow @reecechowdhry or @RLCVentures on Linkedin and Twitter.  

Listen to our first few episodes here.

🖊️ What we wrote

All of the following items were published on our blog:

Top Questions VC's ask Founders - read here.

Our guide to EIS Funds - read here.

What we've been reading, listening to or watching.

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Portfolio Jobs

Some of our portfolio companies are hiring:

See the open roles below at each companies careers page:

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