The UK AI Startups That Raised Funding in 2017 (so far)

The majority of executives believes that AI will have massive impacts on their businesses in the next five years according to a recent study by MIT. Here are 16 UK startups who’ve raised funding in 2017 – learn how they apply technology to solve problems and capture new markets. Continue Reading

Startup Campuses Come to Europe

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Mega startup campuses, the latest trend in co-working, are spreading their wings in Europe. They are different from the traditional co-working space not just in size, but also in scope and ambition.

As the founding head of Campus London, Google’s first physical hub for startups and now home to over 80,000 registered members, I thought it would be interesting to share the latest developments in this space from my perspective. Continue Reading

Older, Richer, More Customers: Accelerators Go Corporate

Corporate accelerators are a recent phenomenon, both in Israel and globally. Microsoft selected Israel last year to launch its very first accelerator program. The company takes no equity, with the emphasis on business and technical mentoring. Continue Reading

A Blue Print For Successful Startup Hubs

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The Economist published “If in doubt, innovate” a special report on The Nordic Region (Sweden, Denmark, Finland) as a hotbed for entrepreneurship we can all learn from. The article mentions some of the characteristics that make the Nordic Cluster successful. With a bit of a wiggle, I’ve transformed it to a blue print for Successful Startup Hubs. Continue Reading

Thoughts on LeanCamp Unconference in London

I’m currently at LeanCamp, the unconference that aspires to help people both learn and teach evrerything Lean Startup related. I must admit, I’ve been to my fair share of conferences in the past few years, some were exclusive and expensive events to produce, some were humble gatherings (maybe too humble at times). LeanCamp strikes the perfect balance between a well-organized event and a community meetup or gathering. Continue Reading

Pound Around the World – My Thoughts from Random Hacks of Kindness

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This weekend, I took part in Random hacks of Kindness, a social enterprise hackathon taking place all around the world. I usually attend these things as a mentor, but this time I decided to roll up my sleeves, pitch an idea and get a project done in one weekend (48 hours) Continue Reading

New Year, New Initiatives on VC Cafe

I’m very excited to experience the European startup scene first hand. Europe has a huge amount of Image representing Seedcamp as depicted in undiscovered talents, I already had an impressive introduction to it by attending Saul Klein’s Seedcamp London as a product management mentor to 23 startups a few weeks ago. Continue Reading