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  • Joining Hiro Capital as a Venture Specialist

    Last week, we announced that I had joined Hiro Capital as a Venture Specialist. Hiro is one of a new breed of games investor targeting the “post-Seed gap”, helping companies in the games and related technology/wearables sectors...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Why Nintendo-DeNA changes everything/nothing, and three pitfalls they’ll need to avoid.

    Today, Nintendo accepted that the world has changed. In a surprise announcement, Nintendo revealed it had negotiated a substantial partnership with DeNA to bring Nintendo IP to smart devices. The companies took equity stakes in each other:...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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    Benchmarks are bollocks?

    This is a guest post from Chris Kempt in response to a recent post by Nicholas   Last week I was at the UKIE AGM (a triumph once again) and while I was there I received a good-natured...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Tiga report on funding looks like a very useful resource

    TIGA, the UK-based network for developers and digital publishers has this week launched a new in-depth report produced with Google, about funding sources for games companies. It’s split into two parts: a developer survey, and a step-by-step guide to accessing the...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Why am I so lucky?

    Mark Suster, one of my favourite VC bloggers, wrote a post entitled “Why am I so lucky?” In it, he says that if some unexpected luck comes your way, be sceptical. Not distrusting, just sceptical. So if...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • 50 Questions: What financial information does a VC want to see?

    Nic Brisbourne urges all entrepreneurs looking for venture capital to provide financial information - not an overabundance of it, but enough information of the right quality. Investors need the right information in order to make a judgment...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • 50 Questions: If I raise venture capital what differences will it make to how I have to run my business?

    Will the way you run your business change after raising venture capital? Yes. How will it change? The short answer is that you will be under much more pressure to stay on-plan - your job now is...

    • Posted 12 years ago
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