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10 October 2019 Alex Horkan, Consultant, Tech Team

Changing minds, by Alex Horkan

Attitudes towards mental health are shifting and many employers are doing all they can to improve company culture and support good mental health

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13 February 2019 Alex Horkan, Consultant, Tech Team

Inspiring change in venture capital funding, by Alex Horkan

The stats show that women entrepreneurs are not getting as much venture capital funding as men. Could great female role models like Shirin Dehghan make a difference?

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17 November 2016 Alex Horkan, Consultant, Tech Team

There is a larger percentage of female astronauts than female venture capitalists. Time for venture capital to blue sky their thinking around diversity maybe?

According to Pitchbook’s PE & VC Fundraising & Capital Overhang Report, 2015 was the most successful year in almost a decade for Venture Capital funding with over $35.5billion being raised in the US alone. The fundraising trend is showing no signs of slowing down either, with $12billion already being banked in Q1 of 2016 according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association.

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1 September 2016 Alex Horkan, Consultant, Tech Team

Q4 2016: A hiring frenzy?

For many working in investment banks or other advisory practices, the ‘buy side’ has often been seen as the peak to strive for. Indeed many people will actively view the advisory role as a ‘stepping stone’ (or unavoidable hoop to jump through) on their way to being an investor.

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