This Much I Know: Tristan Harris on product ethics & morality in design

Tristan Harris

How do you organise a billion people’s life choices? For tech giants like Google, Facebook or Apple that isn’t a flippant question: incremental design choices can have monumental significance when introduced at the scale such companies command. ‘They’re urban planners,’ argues Tristan Harris, ‘designing this invisible city that a billion people live inside, and they […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seedsummit launches simplified legal documents to support Portuguese startups

Team Genesis® partners with Seedcamp and Beta-i to launch Seedsummit Portugal    As Web Summit kicks off in Lisbon and all eyes turn to the Portuguese capital, Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (MLGTS), through Team Genesis®, has partnered with Europe’s leading first round fund, Seedcamp, and Lisbon based startup accelerator, beta-i with […]

Seedcamp Operator & Investor Days – September 2016

A big thank you to everyone who attended our Seedcamp Operator & Investor Days last week. An impressive 14 teams presented to a packed out room of industry leaders, trusted advisors and investors over the course of two days. A big thank you to everyone who attended our Seedcamp Operator & Investor Days last week. An impressive 14 […]

Introducing the newest teams in the Seedcamp portfolio

We are very excited to welcome six fantastic new startups to the Seedcamp portfolio, taking our total number of companies backed to over 230.   The companies – originating from South Africa, the US and the UK – are building groundbreaking propositions across HealthTech, FinTech, FoodTech, EdTech, LegalTech and AI. We’ll be supporting these teams […]

Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 95: The Legal Tech Sector explored with Tom Wilson

In this episode, Seedcamp Partner Carlos was joined by our very own Tom Wilson, a qualified UK Lawyer and member of the Seedcamp Investment Team. Together, they took a deep dive into the Legal Tech sector, an area that Tom is particularly passionate about given his past experience (and headaches) as a lawyer prior to joining […]

Here are the latest additions to the Seedcamp portfolio

We’re very excited to introduce you to the companies joining the Seedcamp family later this month! After receiving a record-breaking number of applications for our pre-seed investment (850+), we have selected seven startups we believe are going to be big. We have teams from Austria, Germany, Israel, and the UK, in sectors including Communications, FinTech, […]

The latest teams to join Seedcamp!

Seedcamp is thrilled to announce the most recent startups to become a part of our growing family. We’ve had a fantastic year so far, with two successful exits for Holvi and Stupeflix, big rounds of investment for Property Partner and Elliptic, and an impressive list of teams who met with our mentor and investor network […]

Lessons from our Anti-Portfolio

Following our announcement last month looking at the investments we’ve made since 2007, Carlos Espinal and Reshma Sohoni have written this piece on Seedcamp’s anti-portfolio – the startups we didn’t invest in and the learnings we’ve made along the way.  Investors are generally judged by the size and volume of their successes, for, after all, it […]