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Director of Engineering

One of my deeply respected old AdMob colleagues – so respected I’m investing in his startup – is looking for a UK-based Director of Engineering. Topline spec is: – Build the team – grow/lead a team of 5 awesome developers and designers. – Own the tech – responsible for technical decisions, and will get your […]

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Raising Series A? How to Get Overseas Funding

My UK Government role is to help the best UK Tech startups supplement their funding with overseas investment. It’s a free service and I’m often asked what criteria we apply when assessing who we can help and this blog post gives a broad answer to that question. Generally, the kinds of companies we can help […]

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My New Job

It’s been about two years since I left Google following the AdMob acquisition and as I forecast here at the time (http://mobhappy.com/blog1/2011/03/30/on-a-personal-note/) I’ve been practicing a portfolio career of being a very active angel investor (Ballpark Ventures has about 25 investments), mentoring at Springboard (soon to be TechStars), doing various Speaking gigs and being a […]

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Palringo is a Top 50 Download Ever!

I’m a non-Exec Director of the insanely successful UK-based group messaging service, Palringo. Like many UK companies, they lack headlines and mindshare, but quietly get on with being doing the business. Need I say more than this? Congrats to the Palringo team! —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and @caaarlo

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Warner Yard Launches

The UK Tech scene has never been hotter, with startups sprouting up daily to complement the raft of more mature, proven companies. My pal, Federico Pirzio-Biroli, has been an active angel investor for a while now, with over 20 companies in his portfolio. He’s now taken his commitment to UK tech to a whole new […]

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