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2022 Industry Report: SaaS

Software as a service (SaaS) solutions are amongst the fastest-growing in the wider IT industry. They typically work on a subscription basis (or pay-as-you-go), enabling recurring revenue. SaaS businesses also house their services on the cloud, allowing customers - including other businesses - to access…
Phil Teale
May 11, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: Robotics

Robotics may conjure up images of futuristic androids (like Data from Star Trek) or quirky, electronic children’s toys - like Aibo, the robot dog. Yet robotics is penetrating an ever-wider range of sectors, bringing transformation to company productivity and consumer problems. Below, our investment team…
burevaladmin
April 12, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: P2P Lending

Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) has been one of the UK’s fastest-growing financial services sectors in recent years. In simple terms, it offers online platforms where business owners can borrow money (repaying with interest) from people willing to lend it. This can be a powerful way to…
Phil Teale
March 9, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: Cybersecurity

In today’s digital age, security has come to refer increasingly to the protection of online assets – rather than physical ones. 100 years ago companies mainly concerned their security with the protection of their offices, equipment and paper documents. In 2022, however, companies are keen…
Phil Teale
February 10, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: Insurtech

The insurance sector has evolved considerably over time. Life insurance, home insurance, travel insurance, car insurance and other financial “products” have emerged as more people buy vehicles, holiday abroad and buy expensive items which need cover (e.g. computers and musical instruments). With the rise of…
burevaladmin
January 12, 2022
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Information Technology: 2021 & Beyond

Many of us can still remember the 1980s, when - following the invention of the microprocessor - personal computing spread across the western world with the likes of the Atari 400, the IBM PC and Dell machines. Today, in 2021, personal computers have become more…
Phil Teale
October 13, 2021
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Industry Report: FinTech in 2021

Financial technology - or fintech -  is an exciting, growing sector offering many attractive and new investment opportunities in 2021. This piggybacks off the deluge in funding for the tech sector as a whole in recent years, with $254bn invested globally into 18,000 startups (through…
Phil Teale
September 13, 2021
Industry Reports

Industry Report: SaaS in 2021 

Cisco. Microsoft. Salesforce. Google. Some of the biggest names we know in technology in 2021 are, in fact, companies which operate an SaaS model (software as a service). Yet how big is SaaS today, and where is the sector going? Who are the new players…
burevaladmin
August 11, 2021