This quarter has been a busy one as we see 8 new startups join us as they look to validate their businesses proposition with large enterprises across a multitude of industries.
We received a wide range of applications covering a broad spectrum of technologies which can be applied across various industries. We looked for companies with some traction with SMEs looking to gain insights into the enterprise market as they look to grow and adapt to the challenges that come with a large enterprise pipeline.
Meet Messagenius who joined Momentum Startups in Q1 2019. Messagenius offer secure enterprise messaging for secure, smart and integrated communication among colleagues . We spoke to co founders Luigi Fidelio (CMO) and Simone Giacco (CTO) to learn more about their journey so far.
Earlier this year, Startup Van, a popular online show which interviews startup founders, interviewed David Howorth, one of the founders of Avvoka. They discussed the relationship between Corporates and Startups and what challenges that brings as well as how it can be improved. You can view the full video below. We have also noted some key discussion points below the video. Enjoy!
Avvoka is a contract creation, workflow and analytics tool. They help companies close deals in record time by enabling businesses to automatically create, e-sign and store contracts online. Avvoka were part of the first batch of startups that joined Momentum back in 2016. Since then they have gone on to work with a number of large corporates including Allen & Overy after landing a spot in their tech innovation space, Fuse.
The SaaS phenomenon in Europe is gaining momentum. There is a critical mass of founders that can come together and share experience. SaaStock is the catalyst for this movement.
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Cyber security is not an issue to take lightly. For modern businesses, cyber-crime poses a largely significant threat. In the UK alone, cyber-crime is said to cost businesses up to £30 billion every year.
This is a worrying statistic for any organisation, and yet many are still afflicted because of outdated or weak security systems.