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Ashfords practical tips on share option schemes: Part 2 – Structuring EMI schemes

March 25, 2015 |

In an ever moving industry, retaining key employees is crucial for technology companies.  Offering a share scheme to these employees should help to encourage them to remain with your company. Last week, we set out the benefits of EMI share … Read More

To Flip or Not to Flip: Should I Put a US Company over my UK Company?

March 25, 2015 |

Article produced in partnership with Fried Frank Technology Authors – Daniel Glazer and Robert Mollen

As we highlighted in last week’s blog (The Differences between UK and US Early Stage Venture Deals), one of the major differences between the approach of a … Read More

Term Sheets explained – Understanding the jargon and protecting your interests (Part 1)

March 24, 2015 |

Article produced in partnership with Robert Wood & Mathias Loertscher at Osborne Clarke

Term sheets are one of the biggest areas of confusion for founders when approaching a VC investment. There is no “one size fits all” approach and, although not … Read More

Retaining key staff? Let’s talk over the options…

March 19, 2015 |

Ashfords practical tips on share option schemes: Part I - EMI Schemes

Article produced in partnership with Ashfords

The incentivisation and retention of key staff is crucial for entrepreneurial companies in an increasingly buoyant market where the skills … Read More

The Differences between UK and US Early Stage Venture Deals

March 18, 2015 |

Article produced in partnership with Fried Frank Technology Authors – Daniel Glazer and Robert Mollen

While US VC and angel investors increasingly show interest in investing in English and Irish holding companies, they come with different expectations than their … Read More

Anticipating a VC fundraising?

March 17, 2015 |

Prepare yourself for the process with Osborne Clarke’s top 10 tips

Article produced in partnership with Mathias Loertscher at Osborne Clarke [want to read the more Detailed Version?]

As advisors to a range of companies seeking VC investment, we see the … Read More

US investors eye up UK companies

March 11, 2015 |

Article produced in partnership with Fried Frank Technology

The London tech economy is an emerging global powerhouse that is grabbing the attention of savvy US investors. Total annual venture capital investment into London-based tech companies was $1.427 billion in 2014 … Read More

Chrys Chrysanthou joins the Notion Capital team

February 2, 2015 |

We’re excited to announce that Chrys Chrysanthou has joined the Notion investment team as Executive-in-Residence.

Notion invests in and supports the growth of the very best B2B SaaS companies across Europe; and as our portfolio grows we’re looking to … Read More

Take us back to the Belle Epoque: Notion’s Winter Mixer

December 9, 2014 |

Tophats and feathers, our winter mixer in November was a great success.

Thank you very much to our partners, portfolio and friends who joined us and added to the elaborate Belle Epoque atmosphere, the evening would not have been the … Read More

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