Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Tom Henriksson, a general partner at OpenOcean, a VC firm investing in European data-intensive software startups. In 1999, as Steven Spielberg was preparing to make the movie “Minority Report”, he assembled a team of 15 technology experts to help him depict the world as it would look […]
Editor’s note: this is a guest post penned by James Baillieu and Mark Rundall, partners in the Corporate team at international law firm Bird & Bird specialising in advising CVCs, VCs, and tech startups. Also check out the recent op-ed on liquity, challenges and opportunities for European tech startups by partner Martin von Haller Grønbæk. […]
(Editor’s note: this is an opinion piece published by multiple signatories from across the European tech industry, which are named at the bottom of this article.) A few days before the launch of the movement ‘Tech4Values’ in San Francisco by emblematic European entrepreneurs, BlaBlaCar co-founder and co-president of France Digitale, Frédéric Mazzella, explains its vision […]
Most businesses would kill for 20 percent annual growth. But in the tech world, if this is your reality, you have a 92 percent chance of being dead within a few years. Growth fixes require major intervention to a product and the way it is sold – requiring years companies do not have to show […]
Highland Europe’s Fergal Mullen has had some recent successful exits for portfolio companies. But all of them took time, and it’s important to realise that most do.