Category Archives: Pitching

Pitch Pageants

In my inbox is another invite to a Pitch Pageant. Some startups have executed some process and we have to go and clap at them. Well done, folks, you’ve managed to survive a process for a few months. I was at an event a few years ago where a startup was awarded a “Continuum Award” […]

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Who’s afraid of the …. Pre-Revenue Startup

Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf…. Pre-Revenue Startup? Of course, there’s more risk investing in early stage, pre-revenue companies, is that really a surprise to anyone? With greater risk comes greater reward – if you know how to manage it – and have the cojones for it but risk taking doesn’t come easily to […]

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Investment Theatre

Some things just capture the imagination. Two TV shows aimed at the voyeur or the “wantrepreneur” have been astoundingly popular. The Apprentice. And Dragons Den (or Shark Tank). Every week we see “theatre” not reality. The machinations and manoeuvring of the wealthy antagonists is aimed at producing “Damn Fine Television” rather than damn fine investments […]

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The Next Raise

    Book Now for our next Raise is on the 16th of October at The Duke of York   We will be holding another one of our successful Raise events on the 16th of October during Startup Week Belfast. Come and see some startups pitch. Come and meet other startups. Come and meet our private […]

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