Haatch Monthly - January 2022 - Issue #1
Portfolio News & Updates
When former hockey player and luggage e-commerce entrepreneur John Nordmark was recruited as a board member for an Eastern European accelerator, he had little idea that the journey would lead to the development of an AI-powered, innovation software ecosystem for large enterprises called Iterate.ai.
New technologies have changed the way we engage in and watch sports. Sensors, Wearable Tech, Video Assistant Referees (VAR), and Instant Replay, are examples of new technologies that have changed the…
Market News & Insight
Listen to Simon Penson (Partner Haatch Ventures) and Andy Peddar (CEO Deazy) on what agile tech businesses look like in 2022 and beyond.
VC review platform Landscape thinks it's come up with the scout programme to rule them all: a "scout-as-a-service" marketplace and Haatch is on-board for launch!
From the Haatch Blog
Simon Penson, Partner Haatch Ventures, shares an incredibly insightful post on the Haatch blog. "The problem is that the same superpower that got you this far could very well become your undoing, as you switch from start-up to scale up."
Sophie Medwynter-Weavers-Wright has joined Haatch Ventures as Head of Platform, from Quotient (previously Elevaate) to lead supporting our portfolio founders from the first cheque to exit.
Haatch and Wealth Club have led an investment round of £1.67 million into Advanced Commerce backing successful exited founder Andre Brown. Scott Weavers-Wright & Andrew have known each other for over 20 years given their retail backgrounds.
Join Co-Founder & Partner Fred Soneya on stage in London talking all things SEIS and EIS with the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association as they present Plan to Grow 2022.
Fun & Interesting
A defibrillator made its way via drone saving a 71-year-old man having a heart attack in Sweden in December.
Haatch Portfolio Company (and Daily used App!) 1 Second Everyday starts 2022 at the top of App Stores globally!