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Cambridge Spark signs up more than 100 data science and machine learning apprenticeships

Cambridge Spark, the leading provider of data science and AI apprenticeships, has inducted more than 100 professionals in its latest cohort to undertake apprenticeships in data science, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The apprentices will be in the Level 4 (Data Analyst) and Level 7 (Data Science and Machine Learning Engineer) programmes. The […]

Psyomics secures £1.5m funding to transform mental health diagnosis in the UK

CAMBRIDGE, UK (27th October 2020) – Psyomics Ltd, a UK-based healthtech and University of Cambridge spin-out, has closed a £1.5 million funding round from existing and new investors to bring its mental health assessment and diagnosis platform, Censeo, to market in the UK. University spinout specialists Parkwalk led the round, joined by fellow existing investors […]

£7m injection into fast growth ‘fintech behind the fintechs’: Third Financial

Private equity firm Grafton Capital has invested £7 million into Third Financial, the fast growing, innovative investment platform and software provider. Grafton Capital’s investment takes it to majority ownership of the business, with £1.5m of fresh capital being injected onto the balance sheet. The deal follows previous investment rounds in 2015 (£2.5m), 2016 (£1.5m) and […]

The pandemic has highlighted founders with superb ideas and wheedled out journeyman entrepreneurs

Chris Lowe is the founder of NOTWICS, an investor relations and growth strategy consultancy helping seed to Series A founders achieve their funding ambitions. Chris recently took NOTWICS’ famous pitch events online with the launch of the NOTWICS Connecting People video platform in response to the Covid-19 pandemic – you can check out pitches from […]

From the storm clouds of COVID, we’re all re-establishing what growth looks like

As a small business that has spent the past two years recruiting for SMEs and high-growth businesses, we really do understand how you feel and how your journey may have tracked a slightly different route to the one initially mapped out for 2020. We’ve gone through this too.    As we come out from the storm […]

Prospering in a complex and confusing intersection between business and politics

Many tech professionals may very well – and with just cause – eschew politics and its compromises, dark arts, and dubious practices. But they are canny enough to know that good or bad governance affects everyone Like every part of the UK economy, the tech sector has had to adapt rapidly to the short-term challenges […]

All aboard The Entrepreneur Ship: Changing the world for the better, one business at a time…

Guy Rigby and his rowing partner David Murray will attempt to be the oldest pair to row across the Atlantic to raise money for social entrepreneurship. Their boat, The Entrepreneur Ship, will leave the Canaries in December 2021 bound for Antigua, 3,000 miles away. Here he tells FieldHouse Associates how it all began… Have you […]

Good Growth: Unlocking the power of digital for women entrepreneurs – why events, digital or otherwise, are so important 

In the current climate, it seems like everyday I receive another link for a webinar or virtual event. I eagerly attended a few at the beginning of lockdown and continued to sign up to more that interested me or provided value for clients, but recently I have found myself saying no a lot more than […]

Immersive technology startup Condense Reality raises £800k seed round led by SFC Capital to transform the experience of watching live events

Condense Reality has developed a system for streaming hologram-style 3D “volumetric video” of live events alongside a normal television broadcast, with the potential to bring entertainment and sport to life on the tabletop to complement the on-screen action. BT Sport is the startup’s first customer, following a collaboration between Condense Reality, BT Sport, and the […]

Why we launched a PR-by-subscription service for startups

In May, FieldHouse Associates was named the fastest-growing UK tech PR agency in the PRovoke Fast Movers 2020 index. We built our reputation serving the brightest investment firms and the fast-growth technology companies they help fund. But too often, the earliest stage startups can’t afford the PR they really need to get the first momentum […]

8 things every startup should know about PR before hiring an agency

Startups could be forgiven for wondering about the value of PR. Even the most established businesses grapple with issues of budgeting, measurement, and what they hope to achieve when they initiate conversations with agencies. Many know they need it and can see their competitors doing it – especially when they keep spotting them in the […]

Investing in myself: opening my eyes to the startup world

Before interning at FieldHouse, I was like many other Gen Z young adults – stuck inside and wondering how to use my time productively before the start of the new academic year. Fear that I wasn’t “investing in myself” drove me to apply for a (virtual) internship, as by now – having held marketing and […]