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Unveiling expert strategies for maximising discount marketing impact
Businesses utilise discount marketing to grow. Discount marketing gives businesses a competitive edge to draw in and keep consumers, which is essential in today's cutthroat industry. Companies can boost sales volume, create demand, and beat the competition by providing discounts. Their main objective is business growth.
Tools by Evelyn Johnson
22.06.2024
Sidekick, accessible wealth building opportunities available to everyone
As part of our quick founder questions series - or QFQs - we spoke to Matt Ford, cofounder and CEO of Sidekick about the inequality of wealth creation, the democratisation of fintech and making private wealth a little less private.
Portfolio by Matt Ford
22.06.2024
Sidekick, accessible wealth building opportunities available to everyone
Residential energy, THIS™, AI-designed materials and VR Shoes in this week's MaddyMoney
Every week, Maddyness brings you the latest investment news from the UK startup ecosystem. Here's a recap of this week's investments.
News by Maddyness UK
21.06.2024
AI has reduced the barriers to bootstrapping - will VCs now get the boot?
Venture capital (VC) has served as the lifeblood of the startup ecosystem, providing the necessary funds for young companies to grow and scale. Unlike institutional investors, VCs are often more willing to take on high-risk investments, such as tech startups, providing the vital funds these companies need to hire staff, develop products, and market to customers.
Opinion by David Kearney
21.06.2024
AI has reduced the barriers to bootstrapping - will VCs now get the boot?
What it's like being a first-time female founder at fifty
Chairing meetings in the latter stages of my NHS career, I remember being exasperated that more and more people would mutter and mumble their way through meetings. I had no idea the problem was actually mine.
Opinion by Amanda Philpott
21.06.2024
What it's like being a first-time female founder at fifty
Athletes Raphaël Varane and Antoine Dupont invest in Morfo
The reforestation startup Morfo announces an extension of its first round of funding with two business angels: Raphaël Varane, international footballer, and Antoine Dupont, captain of the France’s rugby team.
News by Aurelie Pasquier
20.06.2024
Europe finally has the talent to build its first tech giant
Why has Europe never produced a truly global tech giant? This is one of the oldest questions in European tech. This question lurks behind every headline about record breaking investment levels in European VC and London competing with Silicon Valley. The European tech ecosystem is growing and maturing, but where is our Google, or Microsoft, or Facebook?
News by Christoph Klink
20.06.2024
Europe finally has the talent to build its first tech giant
From investor to tenant: The role of AI in transforming the real estate experience
A stubborn sector reliant on manual processes has contributed to Europe’s housing market disarray. However, the real estate industry is finally recognising the opportunities that powerful new technologies, like AI, Machine Learning (ML), and automation, bring to the entire industry, from investors all the way down to the tenants themselves.
Opinion by Hima Mandali
20.06.2024
From investor to tenant: The role of AI in transforming the real estate experience
How should startups approach the cloud and financial operations?
A new report published by OVHcloud guides startups on how to optimise their cloud costs and what steps to follow when strategising their financial operations.
Decoding by Maddyness, with OVHCloud
20.06.2024
How should startups approach the cloud and financial operations?
Pangea Bio, Accelerating drug discovery with nature-inspired science
As part of our quick founder questions series - or QFQs - we spoke to Sona Chandra, President and cofounder of Pangea Bio about using AI to unlock nature’s neuroactive chemistry, working with Playfair Capital and growing a global network.
Portfolio by Sona Chandra
20.06.2024
Pangea Bio, Accelerating drug discovery with nature-inspired science
Where does wellness sit within the ESG movement?
I recently read an interview in the Financial Times with Harry Hyman of Primary Health Properties, who was asked the question ‘what is your basic business philosophy?’ His response was ‘to run a business with recurring profits and a positive social impact.’
Opinion by Leanne Spencer
20.06.2024
Where does wellness sit within the ESG movement?
Meet Solvo.ai, AI with human expertise to optimise decision making at scale
As part of our quick founder questions series - or QFQs - we spoke to Gaurav Bajaj, founder and CEO of Solvo.ai about optimising the freight forwarding and logistics industry, the importance of a growth mindset and early starts.
Portfolio by Gaurav Bajaj
19.06.2024
Meet Solvo.ai, AI with human expertise to optimise decision making at scale
Blitzscaling prioritised growth over quality for too long. It’s time to change that
At the peak of the dot-com boom, I managed a $200M venture fund. Though we didn’t have much experience as investors, we managed to get five exits from a portfolio of 27 early-stage businesses. I learned a lot of lessons. Here’s one of them.
Opinion by Rob Bier
19.06.2024
Rob Bier
Satellite Technology is transforming climate action
No one needs to be told that the climate crisis gets more serious by the day. Every year is hotter than the last one. Extreme weather events are becoming commonplace.
Opinion by Bogdan Gogulan
19.06.2024
Bogdan Gogulan
Reset Connect unites business leaders, investors, policymakers and experts to drive the global sustainability agenda
Reset Connect London, the leading sustainability, net-zero and decarbonisation event and flagship event of London Climate Action Week, returns to ExCeL London on 25-26 June 2024. Uniting business leaders, investors, policymakers and industry experts to drive forward the global sustainability agenda.
News by Maddyness UK
19.06.2024
Reset Connect unites business leaders, investors, policymakers and experts to drive the global sustainability agenda

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