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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.

You can catch up on the first episode with Jeff, on designing your employee … 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

Design employee experience as thoughtfully as you design customer experience

In this episode, Jeff Wellstead, Partner at Digital Works Group, on designing your employee experience as thoughtfully as you design your customer experience.

Talent & Innovation Accelerator and Future of Work Consultant for small businesses in the emerging, fast … Read More

When should a UK startup establish a US company?

One of the most common questions we field from UK startups and scale-ups building a US business is when to establish a separate US company.

Below are various indicators that it’s time to strongly consider setting … Read More

Leveraging your employer brand to attract the right hires

Whether they’ve actively thought about it or not, every single organisation has a employer brand. Although far wider definitions are possible, we can essentially sum employer brand up as how a business is perceived by those individuals who … Read More

Triptease, the rocket driving the Direct Booking Movement: from Hypothesis to £1bn Hotel Bookings

We just announced our latest investment in Triptease which is a $9 million Series B round. This blog has been a long time coming as like a paranoid and jealous lover, I’ve mostly kept Triptease to myself.

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