Michael Gale Introduction

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I am loathe to be one of those people who writes “The 10 things every Start-Up Must Get Right” or “The Five Things Every Entrepreneur must do”, with apologies to anyone who has actually used those titles. But I do get the problem. If you have a lot of experience with startups like I do …

FinTech is one of the most well-funded and fastest growing areas of emerging technology. Read the full article to find out which areas of the sector are set to thrive in the coming years....

The UK is home to some of the leading tax relief schemes. Yet, the benefits of the schemes available to investors are not as widely known as you might expect. In this article, we explore the key features of two of the top schemes....

You may have heard the term ‘venture debt’ thrown around in recent years, but what does it actually mean? By definition, venture debt is a type of debt financing provided mainly to venture backed companies by specialised lenders to fund working capital, runway, growth projections, M&A and more....

The later the stage of a business, the more unique and focused requirements become. While structured accelerator programmes can be a great option for early stage companies, later stage companies often need something more bespoke....

Private investment in UK technology companies is at an all time high, and investment opportunities are moving faster than ever before. During 2020, London technology companies attracted $10.5 billion in venture capital, and investment into London’s purpose-driven technology companies increased by almost eight times between 2015 and 2020......

The Nation State is in its death throes. And ironically the Trumps of the world are helping it die! Let me confess right up front. I am a globalist, an internationalist, an advocate for a world without borders. I could hardly not be. Having been fortunate to travel as a child and having a mother, …

I’m still coming to terms with the fact that Google is changing it approach to Gmail so it doesn’t read our email routinely.  Its less that they do read all our communications so as to target us with an endless barrage of advertising. It’s more the offhand and causal nature of their announcement. It so …

Google bans ICO adverting. The US, SEC, and other national regulating authorities, increasingly closing the legislative fence around ICO’s. These actions should be seen as only one side of the current ICO coin. Only one side because the two initiatives are probably interrelated. One fearing the actions of the other. Whatever the headlines, these are …

When United had the Chicago Airport Police drag David Dao off of United Express Flight 3411 they could not possibly imagine the brand damage they were about to undergo. Clearly it would have been cheaper to buy the guy his own plane. The fact that half a billion people in China alone watched the video, …

My friend Michael Messner of Güssing Renewable Energy had a great one liner for me the other day. “If the reason we are building solar and wind energy plants is because we believe the climate is changing and we want to combat that why do we then use historical climate data to pick where we …

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