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    Talent strategies in a dynamic VC environment: Enhancing value creation in portfolio companies

    In the ever-evolving landscape of venture capital (VC) investments, talent strategies play a pivotal role in driving value creation within…

    Simon Roderick

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    VC/Private Equity: building a strong Capital Raising team

    Our very established capital raising and marketing practice has remained busy and so we wanted to take a look at…

    Simon Roderick

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    Why are VCs and startups paying more attention to ESG?

    Traditionally, the focus for startups and VC was profit and growth. Whilst still important, more firms recognise the importance of…

    Simon Roderick

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    A brief take on private markets hiring

    The UK still remains a place of high innovation with an excellent funding eco-system and we are starting to believe…

    Simon Roderick

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    Family Offices: An Alternative to VC for Backing Growth Companies

    The rise of family offices as a significant alternative to venture capital in backing growth companies reflects a fundamental shift…

    Simon Roderick

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    Essential Skills VCs Seek in Investment Managers

    We were very busy in 2022 helping firms hire Investment Managers and Directors. It’s always been a desirable career, but…

    Simon Roderick

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    Why aren’t black founders receiving more venture capital investment?

    Research has shown that Black entrepreneurs receive less capital and less favourable terms than their white counterparts, even when they…

    Simon Roderick

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    Female founders receive less venture capital funding – why is this?

    Studies have shown that female-founded startups receive less VC funding compared to their male-founded counterparts. In this article, we will…

    Simon Roderick

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    What is the outlook for the private equity industry in 2023?

    The private equity industry in the United Kingdom has seen significant growth in recent years, and the outlook for 2023…

    Simon Roderick

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    What’s happening in VC?

    Whilst many hirers like a traditional route into VC, firms are broadening their horizons to those have taken a less…

    Simon Roderick

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    Investment Banker or Private Equity Professional – a fork in the road

    Investment banking is seeing a particularly acute war on talent, with an increasing number of analysts and associates drawn to…

    Simon Roderick

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    Interview with Hugi Clarke, Partner at Foresight Group

    Next in our popular series of interviews with industry leaders is a fascinating conversation with Hugi Clarke, Partner at leading…

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