Author Archives: FHA Admin

NOTWICS and FieldHouse present: Let’s Get Physical

Such a backdrop made it all the more refreshing to be back in a room packed to the rafters with double-vaxxed investors keen to see what would be served up at Let’s Get Physical, the startup pitching event compered by super-connected ex-Bloomberg tech specialist Chris Lowe and his NOTWICS team.   Co-presented by FieldHouse Associates […]

Web Summit 2021: Europe’s largest tech conference comes alive at night

Startups, VCs, entrepreneurs, journalists (and PRs) flocked back to the in-person event, exceeding even the organiser’s expectations by selling out and hitting 42,000 international attendees. And to add the cherry on top of the cake, for the first time in the event’s 10-year history, there were more women than men in attendance, at 50.5 per […]

From man with (Startup) Van to content king: Graham Hussey returns to make dreams come true

You made your name with Startup Van, which became one of the most prolific startup media brands. For anyone who’s not familiar, what’s the Startup Van story — where did the idea come from, how did you get started, and what did you achieve?   We got going with Startup Van eight years ago – […]

From HR to PR: bedding in at FieldHouse Associates

Having recently graduated – I say “recently” as if I didn’t in fact finish last year, but we all know 2020 doesn’t really count – with an MA in Human Rights from UCL, many people ask me why I wanted to start a career in PR, and more specifically, why tech PR. As I’m sitting […]

Helping innovators drive towards Net Zero: policy proposals from founders and investors

Now, with COP26 kicking off over the weekend, on the eve of the conference we are issuing a call to action, based on conversations we’ve had in recent weeks with various startups, investors, and other key ecosystem figures that are either actively involved in developing products and solutions with a sustainability focus or simply concerned […]

Female-founded businesses innovating to reach net zero now receive more funding than all-male “GreenTech” founding teams

Female founders raise only 15 per cent of all equity funding, which is a shortfall of £1.6bn per year, according to a report published today by the Female Founders Forum, a partnership by think tank The Entrepreneurs Network and Barclays. In Inspiring Innovation, the think tank calls on the Government to close the gender funding […]

Call for “Minister for Drones” and tech investment to unlock £42bn “drone dividend” by 2030

An investment of just £10 million to enable all recreational aircraft in the UK to become “electronically conspicuous” could be crucial to unlocking the full £42 billion potential contribution of drone technology to the UK economy. This is the conclusion of a report – Digitise the Skies – published today by the think tank The […]

RPA Supervisor raises $5m to support organisations manage their digital workforce

The first automated RPA management platform, RPA Supervisor has raised $5m in a Seed round led by MMC Ventures. It also welcomes its newest board member and investor Pascal Baker, formerly founder of Symphony Ventures and pioneer in the Intelligent Automation Market. The investment will boost the startup’s innovation capabilities, feeding into Research & Development […]

Skyrora agrees multi-launch deal with Shetland spaceport for the next decade

According to a study by Scottish Enterprise last year, forecast income from Scotland’s space sector could reach over £2 billion by 2030 with plans to double income to £4 billion while providing data solutions to combat climate change. This launch agreement will build on the impressive development of the Scottish space sector in recent years, creating […]

A brand new city and a brand new career path

For the past eight years I had been living in Hong Kong. I was enjoying my work, travelling, getting everything out of life that such a dynamic city can offer; it was a place where I felt very much at home. But as the day wore on, I realised this was a feeling I’d always […]

Video games are no longer kids’ stuff: it’s time the sector gets serious

Despite the industry growing in value, there is still a major disconnect between the consumer profile of brands and the corporate reality. As with most industries today, a studio or publisher is no longer valued on their product alone, but how they operate as a business. With many businesses in the sector coming under fire […]

Out of a pandemic and into the Big Smoke: through the lens of a recent graduate

Having studied for a BA in English, I knew PR was the career I wanted to pursue – but I also knew that graduating during a pandemic would be difficult and I would have to adapt in order to build a CV that would make an impact. Work experience and internships were out of the […]