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The UK Financing Gap

The British economy has historically provided a platform for innovation, underpinned by an entrepreneurial can-do spirit. Yet, it can do so much more as financing for growth companies compared to GDP has decreased in recent decades.

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01 Aug 2022
1 min read

Europe's top 10 'unicorn universities' 2022

Sifted has taken a look at the universities that count European unicorn founders as alumni, compiling a list of Europe’s top unicorn universities.

28 Jul 2022
1 min read

London Stock Exchange launches UK Capital Markets Industry Taskforce

The Taskforce includes Klaus Hommels as inaugural member

30 Jun 2022
1 min read

Sifted published their report 'Europe’s rising 100'

Congratulations to Pitch for being on top of the list, as well as Yapily, Isar Aerospace, Terra Quantum AG and Scoutbee for being amongst the rising 100!

16 Jun 2022
2 min read

On the panel at the Investing in Space Summit

Stephen Nundy shared his views on investing in the space economy

15 Jun 2022
2 min read

Klaus Hommels assumes role of Invest Europe Chair

It’s our pleasure to share that Lakestar’s founder and Chairman Dr. Klaus Hommels has assumed the role of Invest Europe Chair for 2022-2023.

06 Jun 2022
10 min read

The UK Financing Gap

The UK is one of the world’s leading economies, but is now at risk of falling behind.