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NC10 — Fergus Gloster, Founder at Thomond Technology

May 27, 2016 |

In this episode, Fergus Gloster, Founder at Thomond Technology, on creating a SasS sales engine that is built to last.

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How do founders become great CEOs?

May 26, 2016 |

We talk a lot at Notion Capital about investing in great founders and supporting them to build big, successful, even iconic businesses; businesses that solve industry-defining problems; business that create substantial value for their customers, their market and – of … Read More

Top 10 Challenges for Tech Companies After US Expansion – Part 3

May 24, 2016 |

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

This is the third part of our blog series addressing top ten challenges that UK and European companies face after establishing an initial US presence.

Parts 1 and 2 addressed … Read More

Start up, grow up: bucking the odds from seed investment to growth round

May 19, 2016 |

What are the chances of a company going from seed investment to a growth round? Pretty slim. In fact, worse odds than the apocryphal Charge of the Light Brigade, when sword-wielding cavalrymen rode to their deaths in a frontal assault … Read More

NC09 — David Shearer, CMO at Elevaate

May 19, 2016 |

In this episode, David Shearer, CMO at Elevaate, on designing a brand strategy that scales within a startup environment. 

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Top 10 Challenges for Tech Companies After US Expansion – Part 2

May 18, 2016 |

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

This is the second part of our blog series addressing the top ten challenges that UK and European companies face after establishing an initial US presence.

Part 1 addressed various … Read More

Notion Capital and ForrestBrown: adding firepower to a portfolio

May 17, 2016 |

Post produced in partnership with ForrestBrown.

Authors: Adam Kotas, Director at ForrestBrown & Ian Milbourn, CFO at Notion Capital.

Over the last year ForrestBrown has become a Strategic Partner of Notion Capital, a venture capital firm … Read More

NC08 — Matt Clifford, Co-Founder at Entrepreneur First

May 13, 2016 |

In this episode, Matt Clifford, Co-founder and CEO at Entrepreneur First, on prioritizing technical talent to build the companies of the future.

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Top 10 Challenges for Tech Companies after US Expansion – Part 1

May 10, 2016 |

Post produced in partnership with Fried Frank Technology

Authors: Daniel Glazer and Robert Mollen

UK and European companies that cross the Atlantic face a number of challenges. With a population of nearly 325 million, the US is a very attractive integrated market. However, … Read More

NC07 — Micha Hernandez, Founder at Wercker

May 6, 2016 |

In this episode, Micha Hernandez, Founder and CEO at Wercker, on the evolution of software containers technology to build, deploy and iterate faster.

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Problem-market fit is the foundation of a great SaaS company

May 4, 2016 |

In SaaS we talk and write a lot about product-market fit and we at Notion are as guilty or responsible as many others. Jos White and I have both written about it many times. We understand from first-hand experience just … Read More

VC Funding: the story or the spreadsheet

April 27, 2016 |

Post produced in partnership with Paul Cash, CEO at Rooster Punk

News of venture capital funding has been splashed across newspapers in recent months. After a record 2015, we’re seeing a slowdown in VC funding for UK and US companies. … Read More