This Week in London Startups

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This Week in London Startups - Issue #37

Betmate 💰We featured Betmate's founder Ryan Lawrence way back in February, and now that they're looking to ramp up their fundraising efforts, we thought it was a good time to take another look at their pitch.What do you do?At Betmate, we’re on a mission to ch…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #36

Public speaking has a special place in the nightmares of so many... even the very best entrepreneurs.Luckily, Max Hoppy, Co-Founder of Bind, has founded The Keynote Club - a safe space for folk that would rather hug a thousand spiders than speak in public (or…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #35 - When is the right time to launch?

Here is a note from Rory about trumpet, plans for launching beta and how you can get involved:Hey London Startup Club Members, it's great to be here!At trumpet, we are doing away with some of the oldest but most commonly used tools in sales - the PDF and Powe…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #34, 15th February 2021

Texas attorney general files lawsuit against Meta over Facebook’s facial recognition technology, more hereWhat do the locals think of digital nomads? More hereGoCardless becomes UK’s latest fintech unicorn after $312m Permira-led raise, more hereCryptocurrenc…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #33

I saw this posted this week and it totally landed with me. Why...1) Like many others I'm a visual person, so this caught my instant attention and just made sense from first glance. 2) We all see it. Content is becoming more and more relevant in how we build o…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #32

Here is a note from Paula about GreenBay, the journey so far and the current fundraising plans plus how you can get involved:"Hey everyone,Great to e-meet you all!My name is Paula and I am the co-founder of GreenBay, the one stop platform connecting consumers…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #31

Here is a note from Ryan about Betmate and the his current fundraising plans and how you can get involved:Hi London Startup Club Members!Great to (virtually) meet you all.At Betmate, we’re on a mission to change an industry begging out for disruption - the ga…

 
#30・

This Week in London Startups - Issue #30, 14th December 2021

Monzo confirms $4.5bn valuation after closing new $500m round, more hereIn Europe’s war for tech talent, are visas the answer? More hereAntler closes £21.4m fund to back 70 UK tech startups, more hereUK proptech investment hits record £1.6bn, more hereVC firm…

 
#29・

This Week in London Startups - Issue #29, 30th November 2021

If you've been with from the early days when Clubhouse was still a thing (maybe it still is? If so, let me know) we interviewed Paula Alcalde and learned about her journey as a founder.It's great to see her company GreenBay is now going through their first fu…

 
#28・

This Week in London Startups - Issue #28, 23rd November 2021

Haris Qureshi, Editor & Founder @ London Startup Club

 
#27・

This Week in London Startups - Issue #27, 9th November 2021

Haris Qureshi, Editor & Founder @ London Startup Club

 
#26・

This Week in London Startups - Issue #26, 26th October 2021

Aydan Al-Saad, Occasional Contributor & Founder @ London Startup Club

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #25, 19th October 2021

If you've ever watched Futurama, you may remember the episode where they go into the internet. Well, Facebook has announced it's working on building what it calls the "Metaverse", the next computing platform - a new phase of interconnected virtual experiences…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #24, 12th October 2021

In the last few weeks as I've commuted into central London for work I've noticed my trains have been getting busier and busier - gone are the days where I sat in the same spot. Most days I'm standing for the entire journey - back to the pre-covid days.Return …

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #23, 5th October 2021

Facebook's 6-hour outage is the worst in years, affecting Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger.To make matters worse, it wasn't just affecting customers but also caused major disruptions on internal systems with employees unable to enter offic…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #22, 28th September 2021

LinkedIn released its 5th annual LinkedIn Top Startups list in the UK last week.This year's report looked at four different areas; employee growth, jobseeker interest, member engagement and talent acquisition. Granted all this data comes from LinkedIn it may …

 
#21・

This Week in London Startups - Issue #21, 21st September 2021

In previous newsletters, I've talked about how BNPL (buy now, pay later) seems to be all the rage whether it's the acquisition of AfterPay by Stripe or Checkout.com's investment in Tamara.The race is continuing and only heating up, with Monzo announcing its o…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #20, 14th September 2021

Making headlines this week is Intuit's acquisition of Mailchimp for a reported $12B!There are two things with this acquisition that stuck out for me.Firstly, Intuit is known for its accounting software and is not a player in the email marketing space. One con…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #19, 7th September 2021

For most startups, hitting $100M in ARR (annual recurring revenue) is a big goal and takes a lot of hard work to achieve. Well, Zoom, has just hit $1B in quarterly revenue, that's an ARR of $4B!Despite this achievement, Zoom's stock fell 12% on the announceme…

 
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This Week in London Startups - Issue #18, 31st August 2021

Whether you were a gamer as a kid or know some now, the rise in online gaming has seen addiction levels rise across the world. Often it's up to parents or guardians to limit and monitor how much game time is enough.In a controversial move, China is further li…