4 London Startups to Watch

Over the last year and a half London has been getting increasing attention from the VC industry.    And with good reason. With soaring numbers of startup ventures coming out of the Big Smoke coupled with public and private initiatives like TechCity, TechHub and the focal point of Silicon Roundabout it’s all getting really interesting. Out [...]

By | 2017-08-30T07:25:07+00:00 April 28th, 2012|The What|0 Comments

It’s Time to Party Like It’s 1999

Welcome to the 1990s of Digital Media. With the Second Great Digitisation of Everything fading to the RAM banks of society, with only historians and ageing veterans to mark it’s passing we have entered a time where  Digital Media has finally grown up.  Running at a pace that would  at last give a dog something [...]

By | 2017-08-30T07:25:07+00:00 April 25th, 2012|The What|0 Comments

The True (Awesome) Power of the Second Screen Revealed!

The Tweet came in innocently enough. At 8:26PM GMT Saturday night, Ernesto Schmitt,  the CEO of second screen startup Zeebox tweeted the true power of the vision beginning to unfold. “Wanna know who won the ratings war between The Voice and Britain’s Got Talent? Hands down guys, hands down: http://pic.twitter.com/o1A9e7jx” You could be forgiven to [...]

By | 2017-08-30T07:25:08+00:00 April 2nd, 2012|The What|2 Comments

The Walls of Hollywood Won’t Fall In A Day

The Barbarians are truly at the gate of Hollywood. Two recent posts which I highly recommend reading have shot more burning boulders over the high walls of Jericho Hollywood. One from industry blog GigaOm taking on a marauding stance saying that those pesky pirates are really just humble poor peasants trying to feed their starving [...]

By | 2017-08-30T07:25:08+00:00 March 30th, 2012|The What|0 Comments

What’s Certain About Social TV? No One Can Agree On What It’s All About

Everyone from Apple to Zeebox are doing “it”. Startups named after Japanese soups and the byproduct of horses hooves are also in on the act. It’s got its own Wikipedia page, dedicated blogs and is a new entry onto the boardroom bingo score sheets. It even has offline/online community gatherings paying homage to it hosting [...]

By | 2017-08-30T07:25:08+00:00 March 16th, 2012|The What|0 Comments

Hey Techies! Leave Our TV Alone!

So it would seem that, despite all the trumpeting and fanfare of the (yet to arrive) utopian promise of the ConnectedTV revolution (off with their linear heads!!), the techies might have got it wrong. Or, at the very least, they had better pivot hard and fast. […]

By | 2017-08-30T07:25:08+00:00 March 7th, 2012|The Why|0 Comments