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8 tips on: Using PR to drive your tech startup

October 12, 2014 |

It can be challenging for start-ups to generate press attention — budgets are limited, relationships with journalists may not be strong and explaining a new concept can be difficult.  In addition, early-stage start-up teams are mostly made up of product … Read More

MOVE Guides making strides in its disruption of the talent mobility industry

October 9, 2014 |

In December last year, I wrote a blog post about how excited I was for Notion to be making a seed investment in MOVE Guides. Less than a year later the company is announcing an $8.2m Series A round led … Read More

The Wercker Story; Continuous Software Delivery in the cloud

October 1, 2014 |

We’re pleased to announce this week our investment in wercker. wercker is a cloud-based continuous delivery platform. A platform that helps developers and development teams reduce risk and eliminate waste by testing and deploying their code more often. A simple … Read More

Social Advertising: Our investment in Glow

July 24, 2014 |

Yesterday we announced our Series A investment in Glow Digital Media. Glow enable some of the worlds largest advertisers to execute social advertising at scale. We completed the round with White Star Capital and existing investors Project A and Avonmore Developments. The … Read More

IOCS: Enabling TRUE e-commerce

June 18, 2014 |

Electronic Commerce is changing the world. It varies by country but typically makes up around 10% of retail decisions and is growing at around 18% pa compared to 1-2% pa for conventional ‘bricks and mortar’ retail. However … Read More

Demystifying Financial Big Data

May 28, 2014 |

Today, we’re announcing that Notion has co-led a $5.0m Series A investment in DemystData with Singtel’s Innov8. Demyst is co-located between Hong Kong and New York and marks Notion’s first foray into the Asian markets as an Investor. … Read More

Notion Capital are Hiring!

May 16, 2014 |

As we approach the end of the first half of 2014 and summer starts to show itself in London we’ve invested in another 6 companies. That takes our total portfolio now to 25 companies. 25 companies who are all B2B … Read More

Do you need a PR agency and how to select one

May 15, 2014 |

It can be hard for early stage start-ups to decide when is the right time to spend money on PR.  And then with the limited resources they have, should they spend that budget on a PR agency?  An … Read More

A great start to the year; c.$200m in funding and follow-ons

May 12, 2014 |

2014 has started well with Notion companies raising over $150m in follow-on funding and new funding roundsRead More

Getting started with PR

May 2, 2014 |

As we start working with our portfolio companies and talk to start-ups across Europe we get lots of questions about PR.Read More

What the hell is a brand and why is it important?

April 14, 2014 |

I think it’s important for a start-up to be thinking about their brand from the outset…Read More