Capitalise Partners

Capitalise brings together some of the UK's most experienced technology founders and VC professionals to provide investment and advisory services to entrepreneurs looking to grow and exit their software or services business. Having realised shareholder value from multiple exits, Capitalise is unique in the composition of its partner team and focus, its combined investment and advisory proposition and its extended industry network.

Entrepreneurs

Are you looking to finance or kick start a new technology business venture; break through key business development and profit performance barriers; devolve certain management responsibilities; put in place new structures, systems or processes; realise shareholder value?

Investors

Are you looking for something other than a generic angel investment network; wanting to be part of a focused portfolio of information technology investments; looking to get more actively involved in identifying or supporting the portfolio in which you invest?


Capitalise Buzz

Databricks brings its Delta Lake project to the Linux Foundation

16 October 2019, 5:01 am
Databricks, the big data analytics service founded by the original developers of Apache Spark, today announced that it is bringing its Delta Lake open-source project for building data lakes to the Linux Foundation and under an open governance model. The company announced the launch of Delta Lake earlie...

Amazon migrates more than 100 consumer services from Oracle to AWS databases

15 October 2019, 4:21 pm
AWS and Oracle love to take shots at each other, but as much as Amazon has knocked Oracle over the years, it was forced to admit that it was in fact a customer. Today in a company blog post, the company announced it was shedding Oracle for AWS databases, and had effectively turned off its […]......

Why it might have been time for new leadership at SAP

11 October 2019, 10:35 pm
SAP CEO Bill McDermott announced he was stepping down last night after a decade at the helm in an announcement that shocked many. It’s always tough to measure the performance of an enterprise leader when he or she leaves. Some people look at stock price over their tenure. Some at culture. Some a...

Descartes Labs snaps up $20M more for its AI-based geospatial imagery analytics platform

11 October 2019, 1:25 pm
Satellite imagery holds a wealth of information that could be useful for industries, science and humanitarian causes, but one big and persistent challenge with it has been a lack of effective ways to tap that disparate data for specific ends. That’s created a demand for better analytics, and now,...

SAP’s Bill McDermott on stepping down as CEO

11 October 2019, 3:51 am
SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott today announced that he wouldn’t seek to renew his contract for the next year and would step down immediately after nine years at the helm of the German enterprise giant. Shortly after the announcement, I talked to McDermott, as well as SAP’s new co-CEOs Jenni...

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Founders Network

Are you an information, internet or mobile technology business founder or executive that has a desire to invest in a portfolio of emerging European information technology businesses or play an active role in their growth? Capitalise is creating Europe's leading, dedicated network of technology industry co-investor and advisory peers and would love to hear from you.