And how to work your way around the guillotine Last week we kicked off with a blog post on the cyclicality of the 1600 investment opportunities that we received in 2015 and, amongst other things, we challenged the myth that August is a ‘dormant month’ for VCs and entrepreneurs. Your feedback was a mixture of […]
The way in which retailers take consumers to the point of sale continues to evolve. Real Business spoke with rising UK SMEs with innovative ideas to discuss the challenges of entering an age-old industry with a new proposition. Beacon Capital portfolio company, Ometria, is one such retail innovation out to change the industry. A customer insight […]
And keeping your balance. This is a “Hello World!” blog post from the analyst team here at Beacon Capital. One of the things we do is look at some of the new opportunities that come in, and make sure we get these in front of the Partners at Beacon to be discussed at our weekly […]
Beacon Capital portfolio company Chaser were this week named as Xero’s Add-on Partner of the Year for 2016 from across the 500+ add-ons in their ecosystem. Chaser, who were exhibiting at Xerocon (Xero’s annual conference) this week, are transforming how Xero users chase up their customers to pay their invoices on time; saving them from the scourge of […]
Beacon Capital portfolio company Neighbourly.com – the social platform that connects local community projects with companies that want to make a difference – has today been named as one of the UK’s most innovative companies. It is one of 50 disruptive businesses named in the inaugural Bloomberg Business Innovators list. Neighbourly is among a select group […]
Last month, Neighbourly – one of our Beacon Capital portfolio companies – announced that Bristol-based OVO Energy is the latest business to join the platform. The energy company will now use Neighbourly to facilitate its contributions to community causes, and manage corporate volunteering among its 750-strong workforce in the UK’s South West.
On November 18th, 2015 we had the honor to welcome 60+ Alt Asset Investors and Beacon Capital Venture Partners to discuss the current state of the UK and London Tech VC funds. The evening was long with interesting encounters, conversations and possibly triggers for future collaborations. Thank you all for joining and looking forward to seeing you in the […]
We are delighted to announce that we are looking for a bright individual to join our efforts here at Beacon Capital. This is an exciting opportunity to support the senior partners of a leading early stage tech VC firm in the sourcing, selection, execution and subsequent management of pre-series A investments. A full description of the role, responsibilities and skills required […]
Tonight one of our partners, Maria Dramalioti-Taylor, is joining Re.Work Dinner to share her thoughts around investing in Deep Learning. Beacon Capital has been involved with many Machine Learning based business, including a successful exit of CrowdVision earlier this year.
We are excited to announce our coming event co-organised with London & Partners: London Tech Venture Capital: An Asset Class for Global Investors Next Wednesday, November 18th, 2015, at 18:00, more than 50 Alt Asset Investors and Beacon Capital ( formerly AngelLab) Venture Partners are gathering to discuss the current state of the UK and […]