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MBM Commercial advises BioCity on investment in tech start-up INCUS Performance

MBM Commercial recently advised BioCity , a pioneering life science incubator and business collective, in its investment in INCUS Performance . Founded in 2016, INCUS Performance is a sports technology start-up that is helping athletes to train better using data. The unique three-tier INCUS platform provides high-quality analytics to improve technique and training, initially specialised for swimming and Triathlon sports. By combining artificial intelligence and data analytics with wearable technology, INCUS is bringing new levels of technical clarity to athletes in an easy-to-understand way. The wearable device, called INCUS | NOVA, is worn during training and captures high-quality motion and...
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MBM Commercial’s Jamie Apted Wins at Scottish Legal Awards 2019

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We are delighted that Associate, Jamie Apted , won Rising Star of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards last week. The independent competition is judged by a panel of experts drawn from across the sector, bringing together industry experience and market knowledge to recognise the greatest achievements in the legal industry from across Scotland. After a record high volume of entries, Jamie won the prestigious award for Rising Star which acknowledges talented younger lawyers. “The Scottish Legal Awards provide an excellent platform for independent recognition of achievement, and it is a great feeling to have won Rising Star of the...
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Making Sense of Term Sheets

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  Making Sense of Term Sheets To successfully negotiate a term sheet, you need to know what the relevant terms mean and the potential pitfalls to avoid. Here are our top 10 tips to bear in mind when you are presented with an investor term sheet: Valuation Understand the difference between pre-money and post-money valuations. Let’s say you need to raise 250k and believe that the company should be valued at £1.5m: If £1.5m is a pre-money valuation, the calculation is £250,000/£1,750,000 x 100 = 14.29% equity to be offered; Whereas if £1.5m is a post-money valuation, the calculation is...
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Starting up and climbing towards success

Building and running a start-up can be exhilarating but also hard work.  Having set up and developed an events company over four years, I know only too well the late nights, last minute panics and constant drive it takes to achieve each milestone in a new business. It takes a lot of effort to keep moving upwards! And it is on this note that I recently drew parallels between building a business and rock climbing. Driving an idea forwards, getting traction and seeing it all come together are at the heart of building businesses and also working through routes on the wall. But both also come with moments that can seem terrifying (as you’ll see from the look on my face in this picture)!  Pushing through the difficult moments helps you develop resilience and learn the skills you will need to take on the next challenge – and of course you can have tons of fun doing it!

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MBM Commercial advises Humio Limited on $9m investment from US venture capital firm Accel

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MBM Commercial advised Humio Limited and its founders on a US $9m Series A investment from venture capital firm Accel. Accel is an early and growth-stage venture capital firm with offices in Palo Alto, San Francisco, London and Bangalore that has invested in companies like Atlassian, Deliveroo, Dropbox, Etsy, Facebook, Slack, and Spotify. The multi-million investment will allow Humio to grow the company's ability to fulfil demand across global markets and expand the development of its unique technology platform. MBM Commercial’s team included Tracey Ginn , Partner, Alexander Lamley , Senior Associate, Gavin Smith , Associate, and Tom Middleton ,...
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