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

Chicago’s ActiveCampaign raises $100M for an all-in-one marketing and sales automation platform

28 January 2020, 11:37 am
Marketing and sales automation — tools that leverage the advances and data of our digital age to better identify and then interact with customers — is big business, with the whole market expected to generate some $6.6 billion in revenues for related companies by 2025. But “companies&...

Persona raises $17.5M for an identify verification platform that goes beyond user IDs and passwords

28 January 2020, 10:19 am
The proliferation of data breaches based on leaked passwords, and the rising tide of regulation that puts a hard stop on just how much user information can be collected, stored and used by companies have laid bare the holes in simple password and memorable-information-based verification systems. Today...

Pantheon bets on WebOps as it charts a course to an IPO

27 January 2020, 7:24 pm
It has been 10 years since Pantheon launched. At the time, it was mostly a hosting service for Drupal sites, but about six years ago, it added WordPress hosting to its lineup and raised more VC money as some of its competitors did the same. After its 2016 Series C round, things started quieting down, [...

As SaaS stocks set new records, Atlassian’s earnings show there’s still room to grow

24 January 2020, 2:15 pm
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. SaaS stocks had a good run in late 2019. TechCrunch covered their ascent, a recovery from early-year doldrums and a summer slowdown. In 2020 so far, SaaS and cloud stocks have surged t...

Xerox wants to replace HP board that rejected takeover bid

23 January 2020, 8:25 pm
In Xerox’s latest effort to get HP to bend to its will and combine the two companies, it announced its intent today to try to replace the entire HP board of directors at the company’s stockholder’s meeting in April. That would be the same board that unanimously rejected Xerox’s ...

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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.