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The VC business is finally being disrupted

The VC business is finally being disrupted

by August 18, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Image source VCs love to invest in technology and business models that disrupt the old established way of doing things. The irony that VC is now an old established way of doing things has not been lost on many people and the disruption of VC has been much forecast forRead More

The Dog Food Story – Raising Money For Fintech On Crowdfunding Sites

by November 12, 2014 at 12:52 am 0 comments

My test was pretty cursory, the kind of quick test that entrepreneurs make when seeing whether to take the time to use a service. I tested: Angel List Crowdcube Seedrs I make no apologies for not testing all the platforms. No busy entrepreneur would do that; crowdfunding is a network effects game. If I have […]

Why Angel List Syndicates Could Change The Asset Management Industry

by November 4, 2014 at 2:59 am 0 comments

Angel List Syndicates enables angels who want to be VCs to establish a track record and then be remunerated like VCs for taking the lead on a deal. Then Angel List takes care of the admin side of being a VC. Most innovations that change the world look ridiculous at first – think Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, […]

Seedrs – A Fintech Baby Unicorn From UK Steps Onto World Stage

Seedrs – A Fintech Baby Unicorn From UK Steps Onto World Stage

by November 3, 2014 at 12:34 am 0 comments

For London to earn the coveted label of “Fintech capital of the world”, there need to be a couple of unicorns, the companies that trip off the tongue when talking about London and Fintech. In Silicon Valley lingo (the Esperanto of high trajectory startups), a “unicorn” is a multi-$ billion startup. Like unicorns and perfect […]

The Crowded Crowdfunding Landscape

by October 29, 2014 at 9:20 am 0 comments

Crowdfunding sites are popping up like mushrooms – or like social networking sites in the 2004-2007 era. I don’t think it will consolidate down to quite such a small end list as social networking, but it will be pretty close. Network effects businesses always tend towards a winner takes all result. Regulatory barriers by country […]