Tech > Home

Harry Potter and the Angel Investment

11 monthes ago   |   By Tech City UK

With one of the most recognisable startup brand names in the wizarding world, Weasley's Wizard Wheezes saw the kind of hockey stick growth that tech scaleups dream of. In just a few short years they took their business from ideation and product development in their bedroom, to a company offering direct sales and mail order service , before finally opening a flagship bricks and mortar store on the prestigious Diagon Alley, all in the middle of a You-Know-Who-induced economic downturn no less.
Of course none of this would have been possible without a crucially-timed 1000 Galleon Angel round...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Home      Investing      Economics      Companies      Tech      Business      Offer      Short      Investment  


New on Netflix AU this weekend: Project Power, Dirty John: Season 2 and more

New on Netflix AU this weekend: Project Power, Dirty John: Season 2 and more

The Jamie Foxx-starring superhero film Project Power leads this weekend's Netflix releases. Read more ...

Google Removes Android Version of Fortnite from Google Play Store

Google Removes Android Version of Fortnite from Google Play Store

The company is following Apple in pulling the popular title after Epic Games decided to add a direct payment option in Fortnite, which can deny both Google and Apple a cut of... Read more ...

Apple booted Fortnite from the App Store and now Epic is suing

Apple booted Fortnite from the App Store and now Epic is suing

Epic Games moved to an in-app payment system on 13 August in order to bypass Apple's controversial 30 per cent cut, and in response, Apple promptly removed the developer's... Read more ...

NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app trials begin again, this time using the...

NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app trials begin again, this time using the Apple-Google system

The second version of the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app has official entered trials again, once again returning to the Isle of Wight to test the efficiency of the new app... Read more ...

Intel Claims 'Generational Leap' for 10nm 'Tiger Lake' Laptop Processors

Intel Claims 'Generational Leap' for 10nm 'Tiger Lake' Laptop Processors

At its 2020 Architecture Day event, the chip maker claimed its 10-nanometer process technology has reached a new level, thanks to redesigned FinFet transistors. As a result... Read more ...

Fortnite Adds Direct Payment Option to Bypass iOS, Android App Store Fees

Fortnite Adds Direct Payment Option to Bypass iOS, Android App Store Fees

Will Apple and Google allow this to go unnoticed? Epic Games is quite vocal about how much it dislikes the 30 percent cut Apple and Google collect on purchases made through... Read more ...

Total War Saga: Troy Is Free Today

Total War Saga: Troy Is Free Today

Creative Assembly launched the game exclusively through the Epic Games Store today, and if you're quick it will be a free download. UPDATE 8/13: Total War Saga: Troy launched... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Trials of second contact-tracing app launched

Coronavirus: Trials of second contact-tracing app launched

The government has launched trials of a second contact-tracing app using technology provided by Google and Apple, after its first attempt to build a homegrown app ended in failure. Read more ...

Check out the pitch deck augmented reality startup Help Lightning used to...

Check out the pitch deck augmented reality startup Help Lightning used to raise $8 million, as the tech takes off during the pandemic

Augmented Reality startup Help Lightning has raised an $8 million Series A round led by Resolve Partners. The company uses "merged" reality technology, combining multiple video... Read more ...

Surface Duo is Microsoft's first Android phone: foldable, dual screen...

Surface Duo is Microsoft's first Android phone: foldable, dual screen, super-thin

Opening into the thinnest mobile device on the market, Surface Duo connects two PixelSense Fusion displays to create one 8.1-inch screen. Read more ...