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  • Managing a Publicly Funded R&D Project

    In my previous articles I talked about why and how to get funded. Next, you need to manage the project to get a commercializable result. The project won't be a success if the technology goes nowhere.

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  • How to Apply for R&D Funding Grants

    If you are a new company, start thinking about R&D funding now. Whatever stage you are at, be prepared to shop around for the right funding, the right partners and the right project. Some funding levels don't...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • 50 Questions: What are the five biggest pitfalls to avoid during negotiations?

    Together with Nic Brisbourne of The Equity Kicker / DFJ Esprit, I am writing a series of 50 questions you should ask when raising venture capital. We expect the series to run for a year, after which we will collate the answers into a book....

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Indie Legals 1.01: Starting an indie game company

    A 2009 Nesta report suggested that the creative industries were capable of growing at twice the rate of the economy as a whole. The closure of Blackrock and Bizarre has seen yet more developers join the already...

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  • 50 questions: What should I try to achieve in the first meeting?

    So much seems to ride on the first meeting with a VC that many entrepreneurs find the experience terrifying. The meeting takes on an importance all of its own, and becomes either a ordeal to be survived...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • 50 Questions – What are the different types of instruments VCs use to invest?

    You won’t be surprised to hear that VCs don’t use banjos, guitars or any other musical instrument to invest, rather we use ‘investment instruments’. Investopedia defines an investment instrument (aka a financing instrument) as “A real...

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  • Games Invest 2011

    Title: Games Invest 2011 Location: Eurogamer Expo, Earls Court One, Meeting Room 3 London SW5 9TA Description: Nicholas will speak at Games Invest this year, on the topic of ‘Raising money for games: pitching your company, not...

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