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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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February 16, 2022 in Interviews

Introducing Sophie Weavers-Wright

We were thrilled to welcome Sophie Weavers-Wright to the Haatch team in November as Head of Platform & Portfolio. Now three months into the role…
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January 28, 2022 in Insights

The Investment Journey – From Start-up to Series A with Haatch

We know the retail grocery market very well, having sold a company to Morrisons, so we were very excited when Haatch were introduced to Devan…
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January 10, 2022 in Insights

The People and Delegation Challenge >> Solving the Obstacle to Significant Scale

As a founder you’ll be wired to get it done. In the early days if you don’t do it then it gets left undone. And…
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November 30, 2021 in Haatch News

Haatch Ventures appoints new Head of Platform in fifth hire of the year

Sophie Weavers-Wright has joined Haatch Ventures as Head of Platform, from Quotient (previously Elevaate) where she led Self Serve Tier 1’s within the Sponsored Search…
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November 23, 2021 in Portfolio News

Haatch Ventures and Wealth Club lead investment into merchandising platform Advanced Commerce

Haatch Ventures and Wealth Club have led an investment round of £1.67 million into Advanced Commerce, alongside other private and institutional investors.  Advanced Commerce is…
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September 23, 2021 in Interviews

Interview with Mark Bennett: A review of 2021 so far and what is still to come

Mark Bennett, Partner at Haatch looks back at the year so far and what is to come for our investors.  1)     What has…
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September 22, 2021 in Portfolio News

Haatch Ventures joins the fight against food waste with investment in UnderstockMe

Haatch Ventures has led an investment round in UnderstockMe, a new B2B surplus food marketplace. UnderstockMe connects large suppliers and producers of quality food to…
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September 14, 2021 in Portfolio News

Riding the Remote Working Wave leads to Rapid Growth and Expansion at PepTalk

PepTalk, the global team culture platform has just completed a $1.4 million funding round and has announced plans to hire an additional 15 roles across…
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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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