Sliding Down the Deal Funnel

Sliding Down the Deal Funnel

and catching a glimpse of the chequered flag. Most, if not all, VCs optimize their deal funnel for (their own) efficiency. The objective is to quickly identify the “NOs”, track the progress of the “MAYBEs”, and focus on the “LIKELYs” to decide whether to issue a term sheet or not. How do our numbers break […]

Jumping into the Top of the Deal Funnel

Jumping into the Top of the Deal Funnel

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 […]

Adbrain Raises New Round of Funding

Adbrain Raises New Round of Funding

Adbrain, a Beacon Capital portfolio company, has raised $7.5m in a new investment round, which it will use for further international expansion. The firm has also appointed Jason Atlas as Chief Technology Officer. Adbrain’s new funding comes from existing investors Notion Capital and Octopus Ventures, with participation from Cisco Investments. CEO, Gareth Davies comments: ‘This latest […]

Getting on Your Fundraising Bike

Getting on Your Fundraising Bike

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 […]

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