Some news & views

Investors:

Over the last 10 years, two things have defined my professional life – being a prolific investor in start-ups (now having the UK’s largest seed funding competition) and being an innovation consultant working with the leadership teams of some of the world’s largest consumer brands.......

A report about private investment deals released this week shows that over 2017, Crowdfunding platforms raised £218million. After a dip in 2016, they are back to growth for a record ever year. At £69 million raised, the last quarter of the year was also the......

Entrepreneurs:

There is one business column I read religiously each week – Mark Ritson, a Marketing Professor who writes for Marketing Week. I’m loath to tell you about him as he is the insightful, entertaining, provocative columnist that I aspire to be. You’ll read him and......

Co-founder of Worth Capital Matthew Cushen discusses the four things that founders should consider when deciding whether to crowdfund a start-up…   Released last month, Beauhurst’s report The Deal: Equity Investment in the UK 2017 revealed that, over 2017, crowdfunding platforms raised £218m. After a dip in......

Matthew Cushen, co-founder of Worth Capital, says being innovative attracts listings and customers – but boosts pressure when it comes to keeping them   It’s a huge buzz to be introduced to the hopes and dreams of many entrepreneurs through The Start-Up Series. But, alongside Worth......

News:

Worth Capital backed start-up is one of six prop-tech firms to win funding to develop products that will help tenants improve their creditworthiness RentalStep, which won the October 2016 Start-Up Series competition, was one of six property technology (proptech) companies recently selected to receive £100,000 in......