Digital Catapult and Seedcamp confirm Augmentor companies

Six selected early stage tech companies will apply immersive technologies to healthcare, manufacturing and creative industries. Digital Catapult and Seedcamp have today announced the organisations selected to take part in Augmentor, focused on supporting early stage UK tech businesses developing applications for immersive technologies. Gravity Sketch, Immersive Rehab, Kinicho, Koski, Reality Zero One and VRTU […]

This Much I Know: Patrick Campbell, CEO at Price Intelligently, on buyer personas and knowing your customers

Conventional wisdom often encourages startup founders to focus on product and growth, and then figure out monetization later. Yet this can be a backwards step as Patrick Campbell, CEO at Price Intelligently, notes. Businesses should ‘look at the market they want to attack, and then build the thing for them’, by gathering and analysing data […]

This Much I Know: Investing in AI, Carlos Espinal speaking at the AIBE Summit 2017

Seedcamp partner Carlos Espinal gave a talk at the AIBE Summit 2017 on venture capital investment in Artificial Intelligence. With one of the largest AI portfolios held by an early-stage investor in Europe, including companies like ThirdEye, Reinfer and Viz.ai, Carlos discusses the areas in which Seedcamp has invested to date and why, as well […]

This Much I Know: Azeem Azhar on startup pivots, fake news and how AI is reshaping societies

With ‘fake news’ of increasing concern – and an issue pushed to prominence during the US presidential election – how can we ensure the accuracy of our information sources? Few are better placed to answer than Azeem Azhar, product entrepreneur, writer and founder of PeerIndex, the social media analytics startup acquired by BrandWatch. How to […]

This Much I Know: Alex Macpherson, Managing Director of Octopus Ventures, on backing exceptional founders

Sharing his story with us this week is Alex Macpherson, Managing Director of Octopus Ventures. With 53 companies in its portfolio (including successes like Zoopla, Swiftkey and Graze.com) Octopus is one of the European ecosystem’s leading players, backing teams across multiple stages and sectors. Alex transitioned into venture after 11 years as a derivatives trader […]

Announcing new teams in the Seedcamp family – January 2017

    As 2017 begins, we are delighted to welcome four fantastic new teams into the Seedcamp family and look forward to supporting them through our lifelong platform as they develop their businesses.  Spanning FinTech, Retail, PropTech and Blockchain, the companies bring the total number of Seedcamp portfolio companies to over 240. Each of the new teams […]

Welcoming Legit Patents to the Seedcamp Family

Building our portfolio of startups using AI with seed investment in Legit Patents  We are thrilled to announce our seed investment in Legit Patents – the US based start-up that’s out to streamline the patent process for inventors using AI and intuitive design. A one-stop-shop for inventors to file patent applications without the need for hours […]

AI Is Now

Artificial Intelligence: The new mobile?  Back in the pre-iPhone era, investors would rally around the word ‘mobile’ as the ‘next big thing’. It was clear that mobility and doing things on small-screen devices would affect the lives of many for years to come, but what wasn’t clear was how.  How were applications going to get […]

Seedcamp Podcast: Tresor Security on Cybersecurity, Mr Robot & how startups can stay safe online

As the UK government lays out plans to invest an additional £1.9bn to reduce cyber-attacks, and pressure mounts on US presidential candidates to prioritise cybersecurity, the world’s attention is focused on how to stay protected online. In this week’s Seedcamp podcast, Carlos is joined by Jamie Akhtar and Mariella Thanner, founders of cybersecurity firm Tresor Security, for […]

Seedcamp leads CRU Kafe £1.25M round

Wake up and smell the coffee – coffee pod maker CRU Kafe raises £1.25m Organic and eco-friendly coffee company CRU Kafe has raised £1.25m in investment, with the funds to be used to continue its international growth, to launch new products and to build the management team. We are proud to have led this round […]