Women in Technology and Data

women in tech

There is a need for more women to enter the technology and data industry, especially since the rise in the digital age following the COVID-19 pandemic. It is no secret that men outnumber women in the IT and telecommunications sectors; within tech and data, the ratio is roughly five to one. We should work towards […]

onefourzero receives investor backing

onefourzero has received backing from a syndicate of angel investors led by ex-Bridgepoint PE partner as it launches US office and plans for expansion in Europe and APAC. onefourzero, London headquartered commercial and digital consulting firm has received backing from a group of investors led by former head of consumer at Bridgepoint Jason McGibbon.   […]

Female Founders in Venture Capital and Private Equity

Female Founders

Female founders used to be few and far between. That is evolving, but there is still work to do.  The proportion of female-founded companies has doubled over ten years. In 2009, 9.5% of startups had at least one female founder, but by 2014, that figure had doubled to 18%. Additionally, in 2021, 20% of startups […]

The Transformation of Business Services

small business

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the business world. Hundreds of thousands of businesses globally had to shut their doors as the virus spread across the globe. Out of the chaos came thousands of new small businesses as people lost their jobs to the pandemic and looked for new ways to generate income. All enterprises, […]

CPaaS: The Customer Experience Revolution

CPaaS

The COVID-19 pandemic instigated significant shifts in a wide variety of sectors. Many industries saw the pandemic expedite technological advancements in their field, changing how both businesses operate and customers operate and behave. In the new normal, companies must offer their customers a smooth digital experience, and it holds almost as much weight as the […]

Digital Transformation in 5 Easy Steps 

data

Digital technology is changing industries for the better. However, with new technology,  comes a need for companies to undergo digital transformation in almost every facet of the business. Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a  company and is considered by many organisations as a survival issue. These changes fundamentally […]

What Next for Consumer Brands?

ecommerce booms during Covid-19 lockdown

In a few short weeks, many changes have rocked the way businesses operate, and few can claim to have been unaffected by the coronavirus crisis. onefourzero looks at the data that could indicate brand strength and future investment strategies post Covid-19

Rise of the machines: long live robots as investing in people declines

Technology backed B2B investments

With the fourth industrial revolution well upon us, investing in technology is only increasing in popularity. As technology is fully integrated into the way we work, the next stage of development is getting to the heart of the way businesses are run and how we can do things more efficiently – from accounting software to […]

Is Fast Food Becoming a Healthy Sector for Investors?

Over the last few years, a swathe of new fast food brands have popped up. These new brands aim to cater to changing attitudes towards healthy eating and dietary choices. The traditional players in the fast food space, those widely perceived to offer ‘unhealthy’ meals, are beginning to alter their menus, too. Healthy choices seem […]

The Sass of SaaS

Software-as-a-Service: you may have heard references to this type of business more and more frequently as private equity investment into the sector has grown exponentially over recent years. In case you haven’t, SaaS is a way to access software via subscription-based model to an internet cloud portal. According to recent research, there have already been […]