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Good vs. Bad Company Culture

In part 2 of our podcast with Abbie Pugh, Partner at Multiple, we discuss why you should train your company so you’re harder to kill, why fitness is a great metaphor for considering culture, and how to hone a vision and … Read More

New European Data Protection Laws. What are they and how do I prepare?

With less than 12 months to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect (from 25 May 2018) we caught up with Chris Coughlan from Ashfords who shared an outline of some of the key changes and … Read More

Why we actively embrace unconventional entrepreneurial characteristics

As investors we talk a lot about the importance of people in our decisions; yet how much do we understand about the largely intuitive decisions we make about the people and teams we invest in?

In some areas … Read More

Culture Fitness: train your company so you’re harder to kill

In this episode, Abbie Pugh, Partner at Multiple, shares why you should train your company so you’re harder to kill, why fitness is a great metaphor for considering culture, and how to hone a vision and develop a company’s culture.

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“Do I need a Chairperson?” High-performing boards in early-stage startups

Notion invests exclusively in early-stage enterprise software companies, with the ambition to build global category leaders. We have 35 companies in our portfolio; while each is unique, they also have much in common.

In particular, they … Read More

Why every startup needs a purpose

The strongest business ideas are rooted in a purpose that promises to change society, a category or take on an apathetic market leader, says Paul Cash, CEO of Rooster Punk…

Entrepreneurs, more than anyone else, share a common desire to … Read More

Getting the product validation process right in your delivery program

In this episode Taylor Wescoatt, EIR at SeedCamp and tech investor via ConcreteVC, shares how to get the validation process right in your delivery program. Taylor helps startups refine their process and get ‘Product Thinking’ going in their minds at the earliest … Read More

Notion closes $140m third venture fund, launches $80m opportunities fund and announces two new partners

Today we are announcing some very exciting news for Notion…

A final close of Notion Capital III LP, our third early-stage venture fund, at $140m (£107m) – together with a first close of a new $80m … Read More

What every product developer needs to know about new product adoption

It’s common to assume that the decision to use a new product (or otherwise) is a rational one.

In the minds of most, the sequence goes like this:

Mapping the employee experience journey

In part two of our podcast with Jeff Wellstead, Partner at Digital Works Group, we focus on digital transformation and adoption within the talent and human resources function.

Catch up on part 1 on designing your employee experience as thoughtfully as you … Read More

Marketing Automation: What are the benefits?

Let’s begin at the beginning – what is marketing automation?

In simple terms, marketing automation refers to the process of using software to automate marketing practices. Be they email marketing, social media marketing, or those more complex multi-channel campaigns, … Read More

Category creation as strategy in tech

This blog is inspired by the discussions I have every week with our founders but brought to life by the team at Play Bigger. All the clarity and insights are all them.

History shows us that … Read More