Category Archives: Investors

No surprise to us here at Raise Ventures – “Belfast ninth in the top tech cities of the future according to Financial Times – fDi Intelligence.”

This recognition is well placed and the ranking is all the more impressive when you look at the populations of the cities in the top 9 places. Andrew Jenkins, Fintech Envoy for Northern Ireland was quoted to say: “Confirmation that Belfast has been ranked in the inaugural top 10 “Tech Cities of the Future” for…

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Raise money through SEIS and EIS with Raise Ventures, Johnathan Graham and Sapphire Capital Partners

Johnathan Graham from Sapphire Capital Partners LLP takes our startups through what exactly SEIS and EIS is. This webinar talks through the following: How SEIS and EIS can benefit investors What companies need to qualify for SEIS and EIS And some hints and tips on the application process This talk was aimed at / focused…

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Tech for Non Tech | How to outsource your tech with Charlene Armour | CEO Armour Global.

  Watch the first video in our new virtual/online Tech for Non Tech series. During this chat, we hear from one of startups )Legal Tech Founder / CEO ‘Charlene Armour). Charlene talks to us about her journey into outsourcing tech. ‘ from Armour Global and completes the chat with a Q&A from our live online audience.

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Getting your business ready to enter the investment stage.

A well recognised route a startup can take to find investors are crowdfunding and angel investment platforms.  They provide businesses with a stage to present their investment opportunity and the administrative systems to accept investment in an orderly manner.  This has been achieved by the use of new technology and the implementation of efficient business…

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The Joy of SEIS

When a startup founder establishes their business they will likely have a strategy in mind for how they will fund it.  This generally starts with savings, grants and bootstrapping tactics. In most cases this will be followed by an investment round from angels or other invsetors.  What is often overlooked in Northern Ireland is the…

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Are you paying it forward?

Paying it forward – successful founders help and support the next generation of startups.   This support comes in many forms; mentoring, advise, introductions and investment.  It’s also not specific to the tech world, there has also been a tradition of one generation helping the next. We can see that it’s well established in NI…

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