Seven ways we’re diagnosing what startups need as they scale

There’s a point in a startup’s growth journey that’s particularly treacherous. You’re taking on risks like being beholden to a VC, having far more employees to feel responsible for or entering new sectors or geographic markets where success isn’t guaranteed. And you’re having to make everyone around you believe not just in your mission, but […]

Applications open for Scaleup Programme to solve society’s biggest challenges

Following our exciting April reveal that Plexal had partnered with Barclays Eagle Labs to deliver two new programmes, which are funded by the UK government as part of the Digital Growth Grant, we’re pleased to reveal applications for our Scaleup Programme are now open! Complementing the Product Builder Programme for budding entrepreneurs, Scaleup Programme is […]

From startup to scaleup

If you missed our event on the highs and lows of scaling a startup, we’ve got all the highlights for you here. We were joined by two Plexal members who have successfully scaled their businesses. Michael Hudson bootstrapped Bitstocks when he founded it and now has a team of 27 people helping him to educate people about Bitcoin and […]

The big reveal: meet LORCA’s third cohort (its most international yet)

LORCA, the cybersecurity programme Plexal’s innovation team is delivering for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, has just welcomed 15 scaleups to its third cohort. If you remember, we consulted with industry to understand what sort of cyber solutions they thought the market needed most, which helped LORCA create the focus areas for its […]