Haatch Monthly - April 2022 - Issue #4
Portfolio News & Updates
Utilities fintech start-up The Bunch has made a flurry of strategic hires, in support of its continued expansion and ambition to double its customer base this
Advanced Commerce named one of the most exciting new businesses in the region after being shortlisted as part of a new awards programme.
London-based retailer agnostic mobile app Slip has announced that it has closed £750k in a pre-seed fundraising round led by Haatch.
Diode, an electric vehicle technology start-up, has joined forces with ERA, a world leader in cost management. Together they will help businesses to manage their cost-effective transition to electric vehicles.
Today AeroCloud officially welcomes a new member to our C-Suite. A huge welcome to Damian Fairbrother Jones (DFJ) who is going to operationally take over from George to become the AeroCloud COO.
Market News & Insight
Our first investor list covers the Top 20 Investors in Seed Stage startups across Europe, based purely on founder feedback and ratings in our anonymous investor reviews.
From the Haatch Blog
It wasn’t long ago I was using a suite of tools like Later and Canva to build content for my start-up’s social pages. Today, things are slightly different. Social media marketing was the precursor of social commerce.
The Haatch HQ, The Hub based in Stamford, Lincolnshire also serves as a hot-desking and collaborative workspace for our portfolio companies and other small businesses in and around our town.
This post concludes my three-part series on eCommerce tech. In Part 1, we dug into three exciting trends we observed in the space last year. In Part 2, we looked at the important role video and social will play in the future of eCommerce.
One of my favourite sayings is; "It takes years to make an overnight success" and today as Buymie announce an industry-leading first-of-its-kind partnership with Asda, I wanted to reflect on the 5 year Haatch & Buymie journey to get to this point
Nothing public this month, but if you're a Haatch investor you would have received an exciting Webinar invite yesterday!
Fun & Interesting
Paola Vivoli from Speedinvest takes a deep dive into the founder and investor landscape of the booming creator economy.
Congratulations to Haatch portfolio company Codices on the launch of their new interactive streaming platform Moar! A great overview video below.