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May 14, 2024
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Our Investment Into Purple Dot – Building the Future of E-commerce

We are excited to back Purple Dot, a London-based pre-ordering and waiting list platform.

Macro and Market update 2023 – “Is this hangover finally over?”

OpenOcean Forecast: Trends & Predictions to Watch in 2024

From AI Surge to Unicorns: The State of Enterprise Automation in 2023

Meet the OpenOcean Team in Spring/Summer 2023 Events

"You can either retain your culture or have hyper-growth - getting both is a fool's choice.” – A Q&A with our Operating Advisor Kulpreet Singh

"London needs to demonstrate why it remains the best place for firms to raise funds and grow their business" – Naureen Zahid's Letter to the City AM Editor

How Supermetrics, a company with 40% annual growth, leads with two CEOs?

Lisa Edgar Joins OpenOcean as a Strategic Advisor to Empower Leaders of the Data Economy

2023 Technology Forecast: OpenOcean Technology and Investment Predictions to Watch

How product-led growth brought Supermetrics from 0 to 50M ARR

Our investment into api.video

Our new ESG Starter Pack for software startups is out

May 14, 2024
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3
min read

Our Investment Into Purple Dot – Building the Future of E-commerce

We are excited to back Purple Dot, a London-based pre-ordering and waiting list platform.
October 24, 2023
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5
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From AI Surge to Unicorns: The State of Enterprise Automation in 2023

Our Enterprise Automation Map 2023 offers an extensive overview of the ever-expanding landscape of enterprise automation software, featuring a selection of over 810 enterprise automation companies, boasting valuations exceeding $100M.
September 12, 2023
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OpenOcean x Oxford's Saïd Business School: Why We Created O³, Startup Insights Platform

OpenOcean, in partnership with Oxford's Saïd Business School, has launched O³, an open-access startup insights platform aimed at fostering a data-driven startup ecosystem. Historically, the tech industry has struggled with transparency, leading policymakers, investors, and startups to base decisions on partial information. O³ addresses this gap by providing comprehensive data about startups, their technologies, market strategies, and more. This collaboration of Saïd Business School's research with OpenOcean's know-how offers unmatched insights for evaluating startups and understanding market shifts.
January 9, 2024
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Macro and Market update 2023 – “Is this hangover finally over?”

In this update we will provide you with our assessment and view on the current macro and market environment, highlighting key changes, and how this has been impacting public and private investments.
January 9, 2024
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OpenOcean Forecast: Trends & Predictions to Watch in 2024

Every year, the OpenOcean team compiles its investment insights for the upcoming year by closely analysing the evolving global economic landscape and the technology developments of the previous year. Reflecting on 2023, it’s impossible not to mention the transformative and groundbreaking impact of Generative AI on the technology industry, affecting not just end-users but also many larger companies that have successfully integrated Large Language Models (LLMs) into their existing products and processes, thereby speeding up the digitalisation and automation of societies at large. 
June 28, 2023
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OpenOcean ESG Report 2023: ESG Maturity at an All-Time High

We are now happy to share the results of our 5th annual ESG report with you to unpack the current ESG statistics of our portfolio companies and to establish transparently where and how we must continue to collectively push for greater progress. This year we achieved a 100% response rate and the survey was based on our internally developed ESG Starter Pack.

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