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See the latest blog posts, stories and podcasts from the Haatch Ventures team and our portfolio! Now showcasing Haatch's new series, "Celebrating Entrepreneurs" in celebration of the UK's extensive pool of super-quality entrepreneurs.

September 28, 2022 in Press Release

Haatch launch the UK’s first SEIS fund to benefit from new SEIS limits

The early stage start-up ecosystem is this week set for a massive boost with the launch of the first fund designed to take advantage of…
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September 28, 2022 in Press Release

Native Teams raises €2M seed round to accelerate the future of work payments

Native Teams, the work payments platform for remote and flexible work, has raised €2M.   The Seed round is led by Eleven Ventures, one of the…
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September 8, 2022 in Haatch News

We’re hiring… come and join the Haatch team

Job Title: Business Development Manager  Haatch Ventures - Who we are  Haatch is an award-winning pre-seed to series A investor founded in 2013 backing entrepreneurs…
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September 2, 2022 in Press Release

Haatch Ventures Finalist at the Growth Investor Awards 2022

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as finalists in two categories for Best EIS Investment Manager - Specialist and Best SEIS…
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September 1, 2022 in Haatch News

Founders, Investors & Financial Advisors. Here’s why I’m excited by our new £10m commitment from BBI!

This morning we announced that British Business Investments, a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has made a commitment of up to £10m…
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September 1, 2022 in Press Release

British Business Investments commits up to £10m to Haatch Ventures

British Business Investments, a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, today announces up to a £10m commitment to Haatch Ventures (Haatch) through the…
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August 25, 2022 in Insights

The Real Reason Most Companies Never Scale – It’s your Org Structure and Senior Team

The most important part of scaling a business centres around the need to build a solid and scalable organisational framework that supports great communication, responsibilities,…
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July 13, 2022 in Insights

Celebrating Entrepreneurs – Advanced Commerce

Haatch Ventures started the Celebrating Entrepreneurs video series because we owe a great deal to entrepreneurs. At the launch of the series, Fred Soneya, partner…
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June 30, 2022 in Insights

Confidence in EIS – The Haatch Way

It has been said that the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation by 5 years. But what is digital transformation? At Haatch, we believe it is…
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June 2, 2022 in Press Release

Scott Weavers-Wright receives an OBE for Technology and Retail E-commerce Entrepreneurship

Scott Weavers-Wright has been awarded an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) as announced in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2022 in…
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May 26, 2022 in Insights

The (Often) Lost Art of Sales in Early-Stage Startups

"Ninety percent of selling is conviction and ten percent is persuasion." Truly great sales strategy and execution is the bedrock of any and all business…
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May 12, 2022 in Insights

Why we invested in Orbital 🪐

Orbital is a distance-based audio platform (no-video). Communities, teams and friends can create custom galaxies to communicate, collaborate and generally interact. 2021 saw interesting trends…
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April 14, 2022 in Insights

Value-based pricing and the challenge of enterprise pricing

Busy fools – the reason why you’re not growing profits – why pricing is key.  One of the biggest challenges facing businesses as they ‘scale…
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April 5, 2022 in Insights

Founder Insights: Setting up an SPV for angels

A 101 in SPVs for Founders Built by Founders for Founders We’re a VC fund built by exited Founders and ex-operators. We’ve come together to…
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March 24, 2022 in Insights

The 5 year (and counting) Buymie <> Haatch journey

One of my favourite sayings is; "It takes years to make an overnight success" and today as Buymie announce an industry-leading first-of-its-kind partnership with Asda,…
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March 23, 2022 in Insights

The Future of eCommerce in 2022

From the man that turned down an acquisition offer from Amazon This post concludes my three part series on eCommerce tech. In Part 1, we…
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March 15, 2022 in Insights

One of our latest investments walked in off the street… literally!

The Haatch Ventures HQ, The Hub based in Stamford, Lincolnshire also serves as a hot-desking and collaborative workspace for our portfolio companies and other small…
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March 10, 2022 in Insights

The Rise of Social Commerce and Video

Video and social will be the amongst the biggest drivers of economic value for eCommerce. It wasn’t long ago I was using a suite of…
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February 28, 2022 in Insights

Three Exciting Trends in eCommerce-Tech

The UK is embedded in the history of eCommerce In 1979, Michael Aldrich, an English inventor, took a modified television and a telephone line connected…
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February 22, 2022 in Portfolio News

Primis secures investment from Haatch and Frontline

Haatch Ventures has co-led an investment round into Primis, alongside Frontline and angel investors.  Primis provides an innovative SaaS solution focused on improving the customer…
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Podcasts from the Haatch Family

Haatch Celebrating Entrepreneurs

Celebrating Entrepreneurs is a video series from Haatch showcasing entrepreneurs from the Haatch portfolio and ecosystem.

Entrepreneurs are critical to our economic future. They not only have the ideas, but the courage to step out and create new businesses. Businesses that create jobs, generate taxes and benefit whole communities.

At Haatch we believe that what entrepreneurs do should be celebrated and we want to encourage others to take this step for themselves.

Robert Pasco and Jamie Pursaill, co-founders of Plend alongside Jeremy Luzinda, Investment Associate at Haatch and Lawrence Gosling, Editorial Director at Bonhill plc.

Devan Hughes, serial entrepreneur and founder of Buymie alongside Fred Soneya co-founder & partner Haatch and Lawrence Gosling Editorial Director of Bonhill plc.

Lawrence Gosling Editorial Director of Bonhill plc and Celebrating Entrepreneurs host meets with Simon Penson Partner and Dan Rodwell Founder and Chief Executive of GrowthInvest.

Paul Doran, Partner at Nuon alongside Charlie Weavers-Wright, Junior Investment Associate at Haatch and Lawrence Gosling Editorial Director of Bonhill plc.

George Richardson, serial entrepreneur and founder of Aerocloud alongside Fred Soneya co-founder & partner Haatch and Lawrence Gosling Editorial Director of Bonhill plc.

Lawrence Gosling, Editorial Director, Bonhill Plc & Celebrating Entrpenuers Host discusses what it takes to be an entrepreneur with Scott Weavers-Wright, Fred Soneya and Simon Penson.

Jeremy Luzinda, ex-founder and Investment Associate at Haatch discusses his entrepreneurial journey alongside Lawrence Gosling Editorial Director of Bonhill plc.

Tom Szirtes, founder of Bodyswaps (a Haatch portfolio company) alongside Mark Bennett, partner Haatch Ventures and Lawrence Gosling Editorial Director of Bonhill plc.

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