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

Former Oracle exec Thomas Kurian to replace Diane Greene as head of Google Cloud

16 November 2018, 6:03 pm
Diane Greene announced in a blog post today that she would be stepping down as CEO of Google Cloud and will be helping transition former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian to take over early next year. Greene took over the position almost exactly three years ago when Google bought Bebop, the startup she w...

Uber joins Linux Foundation, cementing commitment to open-source tools

15 November 2018, 9:58 pm
Uber announced today at the 2018 Uber Open Summit that it was joining the Linux Foundation as a Gold Member, making a firm commitment to using and contributing to open-source tools. Uber CTO Thuan Pham sees the Linux Foundation as a place for companies like his to nurture and develop open-source proje...

Citrix pays $200M to acquire Sapho, which connects legacy software with ‘micro apps’

15 November 2018, 8:09 pm
As large organizations grapple with adopting modern work practices without throwing out all of their legacy software, a company that works with them is making an acquisition that it hopes will help with that process. Citrix today is announcing that it has acquired Sapho, a startup that develops ̶...

Canonical plans to raise its first outside funding as it looks to a future IPO

15 November 2018, 7:43 pm
It’s been 14 years since Mark Shuttleworth first founded and funded Canonical and the Ubuntu project. At the time, it was mostly a Linux distribution. Today, it’s a major enterprise player that offers a variety of products and services. Throughout the years, Shuttleworth self-funded the pr...

RPA startup Automation Anywhere nabs $300M from SoftBank at a $2.6B valuation

15 November 2018, 3:14 pm
The market for RPA — Robotic Process Automation — is getting a hat trick of news this week: Automation Anywhere has today announced that it has raised $300 million from the SoftBank Vision Fund. This funding, which values Automation Anywhere at $2.6 billion post-money, is an extension to t...

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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.