Announcing Notion’s Executive-in-Residence (“XiR”) program
Melissa Di Donato and Johnathan Gale have joined the Notion team as part of our new XiR program which aims to bring leading technology scale up talent into our firm in order to support our portfolio companies and mentor / coach our portfolio leadership.
Read more about the XiR programme
Welcome Hazy to the Notion family
Hazy is redefining the way businesses use and share data. As companies work to navigate the changing landscape of data privacy, they’re building the tools to help them protect their user’s personal information. Read more
Notion is pleased to announce the launch of our careers site
At Notion we put great emphasis on supporting out portfolio companies in hiring exceptional talent. The businesses that we invest in are usually in high growth phases and, as a result, are often on the lookout for a number of staff. With this in mind, we’re very pleased to announce the launch of our careers site, which allows potential candidates to view and apply for all roles open in Notion backed businesses. Check it out
Tradeshift raised $250 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and PSP Investments. Additional investors include HSBC, H14, GP Bullhound and Gray Swan, a new venture Tradeshift’s founders created. The funding brings Tradeshift’s valuation to $1.1 billion. Read more.
Congratulations to #NotionFamily member Dealflo on their acquisition by OneSpan (formerly Vasco NASDAQ:VDSI). We wish you all every success in this next phase of your journey! Read more
Three Notion companies have been listed in the FT’s 1000 fastest growing companies list.
Congratulations to NewVoiceMedia, GoCardless and Vizolution. Read the list.
Adfenix expands in to the UK market
Since Notion funding in November Adfenix have setup a completely new London based team that has managed to grow the UK market by 30% month over month since the start of the year and signed and onboarded 1500 estate agent branches.
GoCardless and Glofox announce partnership
GoCardless and Glofox are keeping it in the Notion Family, partnering up to power direct debit payments for gym goers. Read more.
This month, Hiroki Takeuchi spoke to Forbes about how he bounced back after his life-threatening accident. The co-founder and CEO of GoCardless closed a $22.5m funding round, grew his European customer base to 30,000 SME’s and large corporates all while recovering from a life threatening bike accident which left him paralysed from the chest down. Read more
DueDil are proud to have partnered with the London Stock Exchange in launching their annual 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report today featuring some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic SMEs in the UK and Europe. Read the report.
Duedil have recently launched new Free Accounts, providing access to the most comprehensive source of private company information in the UK and at no cost. Users can search across more than 40m companies. Read more.
The Ultimate Guide to Client Onboarding: Duedil shares effective client onboarding processes that are imperative for creating a positive first impression on new customers, and meeting necessary compliance regulations. These efficiencies save your business valuable time and money. Read more
Unbabel are holding their first Unbabel Annual Event on 21-22 June in Lisbon. After five years, the team will be thinking about their mission and what the next 5 years holds Read more.
Nicholas d’Adhemar, CEO and Founder of Apperio, was awareded the Future of Law award by Disruptor daily this month. Read more.
Nicholas d’Adhemar writes about why he thinks it’s time to say goodbye to Excel Read it here.
Apperio have created a tech-free guide to #SaaS and how it’s changing the world for General Counsel. Read the guide.
NewVoiceMedia have revealed that nearly half of uk consumer ditched a business last year following poor customer service. Read the rest here.
NewVoiceMedia’s latest whitepaper discusses how to implement a successful omni-channel strategy. Download the whitepaper.
Derek O’Carroll, CEO of Brightpearl has recently been nominated for ‘CEO of the Year’ at the Digital Masters Awards. Read more.
Two-thirds of retailers are unprepared for the TBYB Returns Tsunami. Brightpearl have written a report on the implications of TBYB services. Read the report.
After learning that 90% of retailers can’t get to grips with omnichannel, Brightpearl have launched their Omnichannel Survival Guide this month. (on the 31st)
In his latest blog, ProFinda’s CRO, Rob Hill looks at how technology can help to reduce unconscious bias from an organisation’s recruitment process. Read it.
Ant Cousins, ProFinda’s Director of Customer Success, just published a blog with the Buisiness Transformation Network, read it here.
ProFinda have been shortlisted alongside their clients, Multiplex, for the CE Awards. More details here.
Their partners, Coutts, won the WealthBriefing Awards 2018 Innovation Client Solution Award for Coutts Connect, using ProFinda.
CEO, Roger Gorman, was published in Information Week talking about Augmented Intelligence and AI. Read it here.
CurrencyCloud Have launched a report on fostering innovation, from ideas to action, detailing the reasons why your business may be failing at innovation. Read the report.
Edward Osborne won the Outstanding Achiever of the Year award at the British Ex-Forces in Business Awards. Read more.
FiveAi feature in new podcast, Our Lives+Tech, discussing how tech is transforming travel. Listen here.
Global mobility is a key element for attracting candidates, retaining staff and developing diverse leaders. Brynne S. Kennedy explains why it should be a part of your organization’s talent strategy. Read more.
Leila Powell from Panaseer has been nominated for a ‘Future stars of tech’ award by Information Age. Read more.
Panaseer was named an exciting cybersecurity company by Nazo Moosa from Paladin Capital in InfoSecurity Magazin, read it.
Idio were included in Entrepreneur Mags top content marketing tools to transform your content marketing:Read more.
Tim andrew discusses how to deliver to the emotional, irrational, uneconomic consumer. Read more.
StatusToday has been selected as a 2018 Tie50 Finalist at the Tie50 awards which recognizes the world’s most innovative tech startups. Read more.
Triptease have teamed up with Cendyn for a two-part blog series to explore segmentation throughout the entire travel journey read: Part 1 and Part 2.
Vizolution brought home the “Best Venture Backed Management Team” award at the British Private Equity & Venture awards Read more.
They also won the Pension Insurance Corporation Customer Satisfaction Innovation Award at the UK Customer Satisfaction Awards held by the Institution of Customer Satisfaction. Read more.
Following Vizolution’s North American Launch, CEO Bill Safran spoke to John Siracusa of Bank On It Podcast at LendIt FinTech USA. Listen here.
Paddle creates and gathers a lot of data, as a result, making sense of this data can be a real challenge but Paddle have worked towards a solution. The team at Paddle have access to the same data as their board. Read more
Worried about #GDPR? #NotionFamily member @workable have launched a GDPR feature pack, designed to help customers meet key recruiting requirements to help. Read more.
The Workable World Tour expanded to Asia, where expert speaker Hung Lee shared his tips on hiring internationally. Our Global Events Manager Whitney Klepadlo recaps her favorite moments on their blog: Read it here.