Niche spells success for local agency

One of the largest social media agencies on the south coast is celebrating its third birthday and believes its success is due to specialising solely in one area of expertise. South Coast Social was set up as a social media agency exclusively for businesses that are focused on growth and expansion. Founder Clare Groombridge explains […]

Small businesses receive a record £6.7bn in equity funding

Last year, the UK’s small businesses received a record £6.7bn in equity funding, with regional VC funding on the increase. But SMEs are increasingly wary of investing in themselves, according to latest CYBG research Small businesses received a record £6.7bn in equity funding in 2018, a 5pc increase year on year. The average deal size […]

Ben Lock and Patric Roos Lead Formation of Outpost VFX APAC

Ben Lock (Star Wars Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Ready Player One) and Patric Roos (Avengers: Infinity War, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) have joined Outpost VFX as Executive Producer and Executive Creative Director, respectively.   Based in the APAC region, Lock and Roos will work closely with Outpost VFX senior management to establish a footprint in Asia, with a remit […]

Game on: the grassroots initiative helping indie game developers flourish

Investing in an untapped pool of talent helps the country’s gaming industry stay competitive internationally From seminal 80s gaming hits written by students in their dorms and bedrooms, to blockbusters that have redefined a whole generation of modern video games, the UK has had an undeniable impact on the international gaming scene. Now the third […]