Seedcamp

Type: Company
Name: Seedcamp
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Here’s Why Hiring Managers Should Stop Looking At Resumes

Justin Sullivan/See Also 2 Reasons Smart People Don't Get Hired 5 Ways To Get Job Recruiters To Come To You Being Too Well-Rounded Can Be Bad For Job-HuntingResumes have long been the standard starting point for hiring managers searching ... [Published Business Insider - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Smedvig Capital invests in Seedcamp

Smedvig Capital are delighted to announce our investment in Seedcamp, Europe's leading seed investment and acceleration fund. With a portfolio of over 120 start-up companies, it provides seed money ($25K-$250K), mentorship, office space and support over ... [Published Noodls - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Krack sensor tracks tricks for skateboarders

Krack's sensor is attached to the nose of the board using the existing trucks (where the wheels meet the base)Cody PickensThis article was taken from the August 2014 issue of Wiredmagazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print beforethey're ... [Published Wired.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

IoT competition targets Cambridge and London

25th July 2014Government-backed Technology Strategy Board is working with Tech City UK and Cambridge Wireless  on a competitive funding initiative which will see up to £1m invested in R&D projects for the internet of things (IoT).Called Launchpad 2 , ... [Published Electronic Weekly - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Seedcamp holds first close for third fund

Start-up accelerator Seedcamp has held a first close for its third fund on $28m, with European Investment Fund among its LP base.KEY FACTSSeedcamp 2.0FUND – $30mANNOUNCED - Jul 2014CLOSED ON – $28m (1st close)FOCUS – European start-upsFUND MANAGER – ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Why you need to stop reading resumes

Terence Tse, an associate professor of finance at ESCP Europe, Mark Esposito, a member of the teaching faculty at Harvard University Extension School, and Olaf Groth, a professor at HULT International Business School, write about how resumes are inefficient, ... [Published NewsChannel 5 - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Elliptic raise £2m in UK’s first investment in Bitcoin

Investment comes 6 months after launch of Bitcoin storage serviceBitcoin is making headlines again as London-based Elliptic announce a £2m funding round.Led by Octopus , it is the first major venture capital investment in a British Bitcoin company and will ... [Published Tech City News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 16 reports

Seven year itch

SEVEN YEARS is a long time in business, particularly in the breakneck technology sector. Seven years ago computers ran the Windows Vista operating system, people were beginning to buy the Apple iPhone, and Seedcamp, a venture-capital fund-cum-accelerator ... [Published Schumpeter - The Economist - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 3 reports

Seedcamp’s 3rd Fund Hits First Close Of $28M To Scale Startups Globally

Seedcamp[1], the former accelerator (I’ll explain why later) which helped kick-start the European startup scene seven years ago, has announced it’s third fund with a first close of $28M – the eventual aim is for around the $30M mark. This is to scale ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Entities: Seedcamp, Startup
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Resumes Are Messing Up Hiring

While we are surrounded by a wave of new disruptive technologies and apps, HR still hasn’t improved how it evaluates the prospective workforce. Traditional hiring processes that revolve around CVs are no longer sufficient – they don’t pinpoint the right ... [Published Harvard Business Review - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

DC Thomson Ventures and Seedcamp invest in Reedsy

DC Thomson Ventures and Seedcamp have made a seed investment in self-publishing startup Reedsy. The investment is a 50/50 split between the two funds. "DC Thomson Ventures is continually looking for the next big investment opportunity."Reedsy is the first ... [Published InPublishing - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 4 reports

Online Reputation Startup Traity Raises $4.7M

Traity[1], an alumni of Europe’s Seedcamp and Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups, has big ambitions. It wants to become the standard for online reputation, an opportunity surely missed by eBay’s reluctance to make its reputation scores transportable back in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 03 2014]

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...To accomplish this, Saberr administers surveys to both employers and potential hires that focus on soft skills and "predict how strong the interpersonal relationship between applicants and the potential employer can become."
Seedcamp co-founder Reshma Sohoni commented, "We are really excited to have Smedvig Capital as investors in Seedcamp. We fundamentally believe more billion dollar businesses from Europe will emerge the more we work together and pull the best investors together. Smedvig's focus across UK and Nordics around fast growing businesses and their track record means our Seedcamp companies have a proven investor they can learn and raise money from, along with other world class capital."
quantified skatepark. "We attach a sensor to the board which sends"
...long employment histories and not how the person acts, thinks, and interacts with others, you're focusing too much on age-old hiring strategies. "If hiring companies pay less attention to skill- and history-focused résumés and focus instead on the socio-emotional, cognitive, and behavioral traits of applicants, those from economically underprivileged backgrounds would have much broader job prospects. This garners higher professional effectiveness and also distributes and diversifies the social strata of labor" the trio write

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Here’s Why Hiring Managers Should Stop Looking ... [Published Business Insider - 15 hours ago]
Smedvig Capital invests in Seedcamp [Published Noodls - 17 hours ago]
Reedsy Helps Indie Publishers Get Things Done [Published TechCrunch - Jul 31 2014]
Krack sensor tracks tricks for skateboarders [Published Wired.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
IoT competition targets Cambridge and London [Published Electronic Weekly - Jul 26 2014]
Interview: Gerard Grech, CEO, Tech City UK [Published Computer Weekly - Jul 21 2014]
Tech City Launchpad 2: London and Cambridge - I... [Published Connect - Jul 21 2014]
Seedcamp holds first close for third fund [Published ACQ Magazine - Jul 20 2014]
Funding roundup - week ending 7/18/14 [Published Vator.tv - Jul 18 2014]
Booming fintech, feline facial recognition and ... [Published Tech City News - Jul 18 2014]
Why you need to stop reading resumes [Published NewsChannel 5 - Jul 17 2014]
Startup Studios-a better model to build startup... [Published NESTA - Jul 16 2014]
Why you need to stop reading resumes [Published KMPH Fox 26 - Jul 16 2014]
Seven year itch [Published Schumpeter - The Economist - Jul 16 2014]
Elliptic raise £2m in UK’s first investment in ... [Published Tech City News - Jul 16 2014]
Scaling up, not starting up, at heart of new Se... [Published ACQ Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Octopus backs Elliptic Bitcoin storage [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 16 2014]
Seedcamp gets $30M to expand, scale, and become... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 16 2014]
Funding Daily: Stealth kung fu kitty edition [Published Venturebeat - Jul 15 2014]
Seedcamp launches $30m fund to back European te... [Published startups.co.uk - Jul 15 2014]
Seedcamp gets $30M to expand, scale, and become... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 15 2014]
Seedcamp gets $30M to expand, scale, and become... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 15 2014]
Seedcamp gets $30M to expand, scale, and become... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 15 2014]
Seedcamp’s 3rd Fund Hits First Close Of $28M To... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
Startup Studios-a better model to build startup... [Published NESTA - Jul 15 2014]
Seedcamp launches $30m fund to scale up Europea... [Published Tech City News - Jul 15 2014]
Seedcamp creates US$30m fund to back 100 Europe... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 15 2014]
Scaling up, not starting up, at heart of new Se... [Published Growth Business UK - Jul 15 2014]
Seedcamp’s 3rd Fund Hits First Close Of $28M To... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Jul 15 2014]
Seedcamp’s 3rd Fund Hits First Close Of $28M To... [Published TechCrunch - Jul 15 2014]
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Seven year itch [Published Schumpeter - The Economist - Jul 16 2014]
SEVEN YEARS is a long time in business, particularly in the breakneck technology sector. Seven years ago computers ran the Windows Vista operating system, people were beginning to buy the Apple iPhone, and Seedcamp, a venture-capital fund-cum-accelerator ...
Octopus backs Elliptic Bitcoin storage [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 16 2014]
Elliptic , a digital asset services company, has completed a $2 million funding round led by Octopus Investments . Launched in January 2014, Elliptic is a digital asset services company. PRESS RELEASE Elliptic, the digital asset services company, ...
Funding Daily: Stealth kung fu kitty edition [Published Venturebeat - Jul 15 2014]
Image Credit: skankboy/Reddit Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Daily and never miss a deal. Here’s our round-up of all the notable funding news of the day: Seedcamp takes $30M ...
Seedcamp gets $30M to expand, scale, and become... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 15 2014]
Image Credit: Shutterstock Seedcamp, an investment firm specializing in providing seed funds to startups, just announced it raised some money of its own. The firm has raised $30 million in a funding round to scale up, dubbing the fresh capital ...
Seedcamp’s 3rd Fund Hits First Close Of $28M To... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Jul 15 2014]
 Seedcamp, the former accelerator (I’ll explain why later) which helped kick start the European startup scene seven years ago, has announced it’s third fund with a first close of $28M – the eventual aim is for around the $30M mark. This is to scale its ...
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