An interview with Raj Muppala of AI tech startup Haix

One of the tech founders to join Techcelerate in October 2020 is Raj Muppala of Haix. I had the privilege to catch up with Raj a few days back. “Everyone is in the race for AI, however lack of explainability and integrated platforms delays AI adoption”.         What got you into Tech […]

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Why should you join Techcelerate?

What is Techcelerate? We are not an accelerator. We focus on solving real problems and helping technology companies to move from start (point of joining us) to eventual Exit, irrespective of how long the founder journey takes. We aspire to be the most trusted partner of the tech founders who joins and remains with us. […]

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FactorResearch to replace expensive ETFs

I just caught up with Nicolas Rabener of Factor Research, who is the latest Tech Founder to join Techcelerate. This increases the number of FinTechs to 3, the other two being My Digital Accounts headed by John Whelan and RDVault headed by Shoayb Patel. For those who do not know, my very first tech startup […]

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Free Twilio and SendGrid credits for Techcelerate Companies

I am thrilled to report, Twilio which now owns SendGrid in addition to their own awesome product became a Product Partner of Techcelerate today.       Under the offer, Techcelerate Companies can now benefit from: 12 months of email credit worth up to ($849.95/month) which gives you access to the Pro Email API and the Advanced […]

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Trademark Tonic to strengthen trademark and copyrights of tech startups

A quick introduction to your company? Trademark Tonic provides a refreshing approach to trademark and design, protection and strategy; helping businesses to maximise the potential of their trademark and design assets. We are passionate about supporting tech startups with new or established trademarks and designs. Trademark Tonic Director, Kirsty Brummell, qualified as a Chartered UK […]

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Apadmi Ventures joins Techcelerate

I’m thrilled to announce that Garry Partington and Apadmi Ventures have joined Techcelerate. I’ve known Garry and Apadmi since the early days of Techcelerate (2006 to 2013). Whilst they have achieved so much success over the years from growing Apadmi to spinning out tech companies such as Reality Mine, investing in tech startups such as Beatstream […]

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Why do big brands like Microsoft think that others should work for them for nothing?

When Microsoft’s startup programme, BizSpark launched in the UK in 2009, the old Techcelerate (2006 to 2013) was the launch partner for the Northern UK.  We sent tens of northern tech startups to Microsoft. This time around, our application to partner with Microsoft for Tech Startups UK was rejected. Yet they want us to send […]

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SaaS Pricing Workshop – Peers helping each other

Today, we held our 9th Workshop, this time on Pricing at Techcelerate Member Company, My Digital Accounts in Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. Both pre-revenue startups, as well as those generating well over £50k Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR), took part. Among the participants were:   Revenue generating: Malinko CEO, Andrew Threlfall My Digital Accounts, CTO, John Morris […]

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Is Techcelerate only for the first time founders?

Today, I received an email from a prospective Member (Tech Company) who said our alignment with their business is not quite there. “I think it’s a great resource, especially for early stage, scaleable businesses and first time founders.”    I’m not one to accept defeat. So let’s take a look at some of our tech […]

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Techcelerate is building its marketing competency starting with Airbase

With Airbase partnering with Techcelerate, we can finally start to build our marketing competency. Here’s Phil Slorick, CEO of Airbase introducing the company and how he plans to help Techcelerate companies accelerate growth.   What does your company offer? Let me tell you about Simon. Simon runs a startup with big ambitions. He knew the […]

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