14th March 2019
By Jason Purcell In February, OakNorth raised $440m from Softbank and the Clermont Group, at a valuation of $2.8bn. This is an impressive deal from OakNorth that cements their credentials as one of the leading...
12th February 2019
Silicon Valley remains top of the global ranking when it comes to funding and deal value and is hard to beat when it comes to innovation. Many European scaling companies dream of relocating part of their...
6th February 2019
FirstCapital Chairman, Hazel Moore, was a guest speaker at TechBBQ 2018, an international tech start-up summit which took place in Copenhagen on 24th and 25th September 2018. Hazel delivered her talk on 5 Steps to...
28th January 2019
We recently co-hosted a Smarter Connections dinner for Chairs, NEDs and CEOs of growth-stage tech companies with private equity firm, Sovereign Capital Partners, on the topic of Digital Transformation, and were delighted to have Dr...
21st January 2019
By Jason Purcell The fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, is set to transform the manufacturing industry as we know it. Machine to machine communications of “things” connected via the Internet of Things...
18th December 2018
The FirstCapital team talks about our company culture, including their personal experiences and opportunities available to them.
29th November 2018
Miles 33 Group Ltd (“Miles 33″), a leading supplier of digital publishing software, has completed a secondary management buyout funded by Ethos Partners and Santander. This deal provides exciting new opportunities for Miles 33, and...
22nd November 2018
By Sheana O’Sullivan I recently attended the Tech M&A Summit in Palo Alto, hosted by global research and advisory firm 451 Research. This is a leading event for Corporate Development leaders who drive M&A decisions...