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Our investment in Inflow
Health
12 Jan 2023

Our investment in Inflow

Read about Octopus Ventures investment in Inflow, a dedicated service, specifically addressing the needs of people with ADHD.
Written by Will Gibbs

How to guides

Raising a Pre-Seed Round 
How to guides
23 Jun 2022

Raising a Pre-Seed Round 

The story of every great technology startup often starts with an idea, most times a crazy and ambitious idea that becomes a solution to address...
Written by Maria Rotilu

Building teams

Lessons in Deep Tech recruiting
Building teams
27 Oct 2021

Lessons in Deep Tech recruiting

Deep tech demands deep understanding. Jonathan shares his top tips for attracting talent after spending 3 years recruiting at DeepMind.
Written by Jonathan Durnford-Smith

Scaling

CEO masterclass

US expansion

Question the Questions:
US expansion
20 Nov 2018

Question the Questions:

Question the Questions is a report from Octopus Ventures that provides a stress-tested guide to international expansion, powered by insights...
Written by Octopus Ventures
Question the Questions Resources
US expansion
19 Nov 2018

Question the Questions Resources

First Ask Should you expand abroad? 15: Hello Fresh link: https://www.hellofresh.com Should you enter the US? Is the timing right? 18: Y-Plan...
Written by Octopus Ventures

Health

Our investment in Inflow
Health
12 Jan 2023

Our investment in Inflow

Read about Octopus Ventures investment in Inflow, a dedicated service, specifically addressing the needs of people with ADHD.
Written by Will Gibbs
It’s time to rethink growth investing 
Health
19 Dec 2022

It’s time to rethink growth investing 

This year, the IPO market changed. From a frenzy of activity in 2020-2021 it has slowed. Tanya Yankova makes the case for a fresh approach to growth investing.
Written by Tanya Yankova

Fintech

Our investment in Cobee
Fintech
22 Nov 2022

Our investment in Cobee

Read about Octopus Ventures investment in Cobee, a platform that employers use to centralise and manage benefits schemes, and facilitates the distribution of benefits to employees through a Cobee digital wallet and card.
Written by Nick Sando
Our investment in Nosso
FintechPortfolio
8 Mar 2022

Our investment in Nosso

Read about Octopus Ventures investment in Nosso, the finance app for families and their children.
Written by Tosin Agbabiaka

Deep tech

Our investment in Phlux
Deep tech
7 Dec 2022

Our investment in Phlux

Read about our investment in Phlux, infrared sensors that detect infrared light and turn it into an electrical signal to measure characteristics of the surrounding environment.
Written by Amy Nommeots-Nomm