• Microsoft + Multimap | Case Study

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    Microsoft + Multimap | Case Study

    1st August 2016

    “FirstCapital was extremely perceptive in their view of the market and where it was going, which was all the more impressive considering that there was a lot of change in the industry at the time...

  • Glasses Direct + Highland Capital | Case Study

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    Glasses Direct + Highland Capital | Case Study

    1st August 2016

    Keeping all the company’s stakeholders happy was going to be critical and FirstCapital had the trust and respect of all parties as a result of our successful first round of fundraising. Our existing shareholders in...

  • Glasses Direct + Acton, Index, Highland | Case Study

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    Glasses Direct + Acton, Index, Highland | Case Study

    1st August 2016

    “Keeping all the company’s stakeholders happy was going to be critical and FirstCapital had the trust and respect of all parties as a result of our successful first round of fundraising. Our existing shareholders in...

  • Hazel Moore’s interview with Silicon Republic

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    Hazel Moore’s interview with Silicon Republic

    4th July 2016

    FirstCapital’s Hazel Moore: ‘Female tech founders don’t fit VC expectations’ Fantastic women running potentially great start-ups are struggling to get air time with investors because they don’t fit the model of what the predominantly male...

  • Kingston Communications + Smart 241 | Case Study

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    Kingston Communications + Smart 241 | Case Study

    1st July 2016

    “FirstCapital were confident that they could achieve the price range they had indicated and I admired the fact that they were prepared to share the risk and be rewarded only if they achieved my objectives`’...

  • View from the Valley: European sellers, US buyers

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    View from the Valley: European sellers, US buyers

    29th June 2016

    By David Smith I know it may go without saying, but there really is a big cultural difference between the US and Europe. When you speak to people here and ask them how business is,...

  • Hazel Moore wins First Woman in Finance Award

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    Hazel Moore wins First Woman in Finance Award

    23rd June 2016

    Our chairman, Hazel Moore, won the award for First Woman in Finance last night at the First Women Awards held by Real Business and sponsored by the CBI. The award ceremony took place at the...

  • View from the Valley: Europe comes to Silicon Valley

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    View from the Valley: Europe comes to Silicon Valley

    20th June 2016

    By David Smith I meet a lot of European companies who have moved their CEOs out here to access markets or funding. If you are seriously looking for investment from the funds in the Valley...

  • Timing your exit – do you decide or does the market decide?

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    Timing your exit – do you decide or does the market decide?

    8th April 2016

    There is often much debate around the boardroom table about the optimal time to exit. Do you decide, or does the market decide? For technology businesses, particularly those with innovative solutions in a new and...