Doug Scott, loud mouth Geordie entrepreneur living in the Midlands.

VE Interactive goes into Administration

VE Interactive goes into Administration https://www.ft.com/content/9e153f8f-3be8-331a-89f1-675c4d113c57 The founders and some of their investors in their heads thought they were a Unicorn…… oops Dave Brown the founder of VE Interactive Dave also founded ThinkersHQ Mark Pearson of Myvouchercodes and Fuel Ventures was an early investor and stepped into the company in March to help try and Read More

Angel Investing and Taking a Break

Angel Investing and Taking a Break January starts and things always change. So over the past few months I have been more involved in our own companies helping to sort some things out. This means over the past 2/3 months I have not been investing at the same pace as in the past, thus have Read More

Overview of Seedrs Performance

Overview of Seedrs Performance Seedrs produced lots of data for investors: https://assets.seedrs.com/documents/portfolio_update_2016.pdf The basic overview for lazy people is this: the more deals you invest in the closer you will get to being lucky and hitting the average the best performing type of business’s are hybrid digital/non digital the best performing sectors have been finance, Read More

Zeroth.ai in HK with Tak:):)

Zeroth.ai in HK with Tak:):) So this dodgy American Hong Kong guy drags me to HK. We were of no use but I did get some photo’s:) Sadly I was not clever enough to make theme the right way…and too lazy. I am sure Object-ai.com would be able to do this easily.

More Yplans type companies please die soon

More Yplans type companies please die soon Create startup Raise money Spend money Die Can it please happen more, we can then have people build companies who are actually decent and not propped up by a non sustainable VC eco system. a rising tide floats all boats – you are probably a boat operating on Read More

VC’s are so clever?

VC’s are so clever? This follows from a rant I have had on twitter about Yplan and how someone may have been stupid and why I would want more data if I was to invest in the founders again ?? I have no data to prove they were stupid but I have the following data: Read More

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