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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

How to guides

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

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

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
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

Health
5 May 2022

Tripling down on bio

Why Octopus Ventures is investing in European biotech and the areas we think will produce the next wave of breakout bioscience businesses
Written by Uzma Choudry
HealthPortfolio
1 Mar 2022

Our investment in Automata

Automata is helping scientists achieve better results faster with automated lab solutions. Read why Octopus Ventures have led their latest investment round
Written by Jess McCreadie

Fintech

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

Deep tech
15 Mar 2022

Our investment in LifeScore

LifeScore’s platform uses AI to adaptively generate music, based on the listener’s surroundings and inputs. Read why Octopus Ventures has invested
Written by Akriti Dokania