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A B2B STARTUP’S GUIDE TO RUNNING A FIRST VIRTUAL CLIENT MEETING

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On September 2, 2021
As a startup founder running a B2B tech venture, one of your jobs is to bring in those first clients. Most of you may don’t have the resources to hire a sales team when you’re starting out and now there is an additional challenge to face. Covid-19 has moved most of the B2B sales process […]
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A B2B STARTUP’S GUIDE TO PRICING

  • Posted by Konstantinos Karvounakis
  • On July 6, 2021
There always comes a time during the early life (and recently, increasingly, later as well) of a B2B startup to question which pricing strategy to adopt. Look around; there are many options to choose from, that could range from simple models, like a one-off payment for a perpetual license, to more complex arrangements, be it […]
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A SEED STARTUP’S GUIDE TO EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

  • Posted by Myrto Papathanou & Marilena Kakkou
  • On June 7, 2021
Employee engagement is an essential part of every organization. For technology companies with no raw materials, little or no hardware and no tangible assets, people become by far the biggest asset and the success, scalability and expansion of the company relies on attracting and retaining top talent.  Large companies have a budget and the HR […]
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A B2B STARTUP’S GUIDE TO STORYTELLING

  • Posted by Myrto Papathanou & Marilena Kakkou
  • On March 23, 2021
Everyone loves a good story. The most successful leaders in our society are using the art of storytelling to communicate to their different stakeholders and enlist them into their vision for the future, making what may have begun as “fiction” into a tangible reality for people. Yet, in the fast-paced world of B2B startups, storytelling […]
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A TECH STARTUP’S GUIDE TO PRESS RELEASES – PART 2

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On February 25, 2021
PR tools for Startups PR tools make it far easier for you to execute all these media relations activities. Rather than try to build relationships and pitch journalists manually, use tools to do PR at scale. We have selected to present you 7 tools for startups.  1. ANewsTip: With the search results, you can identify […]
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Better Origin proceeds with a $3m Series A Funding Round

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On February 24, 2021
Better Origin is a Cambridge-based biotechnology start-up on a mission to democratise insect farming through automation and machine learning technology. The company’s product – the X1 – is the world’s first insect mini-farm that converts local food waste into high-quality animal feed in the form of insect larvae. The upcycling of nutrient mimics the nature’s processes and is […]
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A TECH STARTUP’S GUIDE TO PRESS RELEASES – PART 1

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On February 18, 2021
You’ve launched your tech start-up and things are moving fast. Super! On to the next big challenge now. How is it that you let the world know that you exist and what you do? In two words: Media coverage. Press releases are a fantastic tool to share important information about your activities. These announcements typically […]
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Our year in review 2020

  • Posted by Myrto Papathanou
  • On December 30, 2020
What a year 2020 has been! Along with the rest of the world, we at Metavallon had to readjust our habits, our way of working, even our way of thinking of the world. To an extent, we had to also readjust our business model – in early stage investing meeting teams and evaluating their dynamics […]
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OUR INVESTMENT IN VALK – THE END – TO – END DIGITAL TRANSACTION SOLUTION FOR PRIVATE MARKETS

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On December 17, 2020
We are excited to announce our latest Seed investment in VALK, the End-to-End deal tool for private markets. The investment round, led by Metavallon, is complemented by F10 accelerator (sponsored by SIX Group, operator of the Swiss and Spanish stock exchanges), one major infrastructure player in the fintech space, and the SICTIC angel investment group […]
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OUR INVESTMENT IN [i2.d] TECHNOLOGIES – THE TECHNOLOGY ENABLER FOR THE SAAS

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On December 16, 2020
We are delighted to announce our latest Seed investment into [i2.d] technologies, an ICT technology firm offering cutting-edge technology for SaaS, to software vendors and service providers. Founded in 2018 by Ioannis P. Dimitriadis, [i2.d] technologies is targeting the SaaS market as a technology enabler with a unique product portfolio consisting of two initial products: […]
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