Falling costs enable new regional hubs

September 20th, 2012

Nic Brisbourne explains how the falling cost of doing business in tech is making space for thriving regional ecosystems, calling for better local funds in these new emerging hubs.

It’s bad, but it’s not the end of the world

August 22nd, 2012

Nic Brisbourne on why the technology start-up ecosystem will remain an important part of the global economy, despite some recent missteps.

Why VCs peak late

July 11th, 2012

Nic Brisbourne explains why venture capitalists are often much older than the entrepreneurs they back.

Sorry Coutts, but you’re plain wrong about VC

May 15th, 2012

Serial entrepreneur and investor Jos White says the recent Coutts report on European venture capital is fundamentally wrong.

In defence of European venture

May 15th, 2012

Ben Tompkins says that being a venture capitalist in Europe today is a bit like being an entrepreneur, but it’s way too early to count European VCs out of the game just yet.

A singularity hits venture capital

May 14th, 2012

Fred Destin says that while venture capital is being disrupted there are still significant opportunities out there, provided VCs are willing to embrace the wave of change that is approaching them.

The great European venture capital crisis

May 9th, 2012

It isn’t the government’s job to keep investors in business, writes Fred Destin, who says the European venture capital market may be set to contract even further.

The socialisation of venture capital

April 24th, 2012

Increasingly, European venture capital funds are turning to public bodies when they fail to raise funds from traditional limited partners. Milo Yiannopoulos asks whether this is a good use of taxpayers’ money.

Knowledge is the new start-up capital

December 30th, 2011

Springboard founder Jon Bradford says start-ups need more than just money to give themselves the advantage. Mentorship is a critical element of success in a healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem.

European sands are shifting

December 19th, 2011

Nic Brisbourne explains some of the changes happening in European venture capital at the moment.

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