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.


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?


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

Qualcomm’s former exec chair will exit after exploring an acquisition bid

16 March 2018, 11:35 pm
There’s a new twist in the BroadQualm saga this afternoon as Qualcomm has said it won’t renominate Paul Jacobs, the former executive chairman of the company, after he notified the board that he decided to explore the possibility of making a proposal to acquire Qualcomm. The last time we saw ...

Enterprise subscription services provider Zuora has filed for an IPO

16 March 2018, 9:07 pm
Zuora, which helps businesses handle subscription billing and forecasting, filed for an initial public offering this afternoon following on the heels of Dropbox’s filing earlier this month. Zuora’s IPO may signal that Dropbox going public, and seeing a price range that while under its previou...

NexGenT wants to rethink bootcamps with programs for network engineering certifications

16 March 2018, 5:00 pm
Developer bootcamps — several-month training programs that are designed to help people get up to speed with the technical skills they need to become a developer — exploded in popularity in the early part of the decade, but there’s been a bit of a shakedown on the space recently. And that could ...

Small businesses love free stuff, so Gusto is giving them free HR Basics

16 March 2018, 4:32 pm
Gusto, formerly ZenPayroll, is the rare startup unicorn that has stayed relatively mum on its product and growth — its last press release, for instance, was more than a year ago. The company’s core offering remains payroll for small businesses, and it has been working to expand its customer base acro...

Google expands its Cloud Platform region in the Netherlands

16 March 2018, 4:10 pm
Google today announced that it has expanded its recently launched Cloud Platform region in the Netherlands with an additional zone. The investment, which is worth a reported 500 million euros, expands the existing Netherlands region from two to three regions. With this, all four of the Central European G...

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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.