Breed Reply take a look at a year of progress for the portfolio despite the obvious challenges imposed by a year in flux. We are proud of the resilience and continued success of our portfolio companies during these unprecedented times and look forward to the challenges and opportunities of 2021.
There’s no question that the
global pandemic is changing the way
healthcare is delivered. In the latest
Breed Reply blog we take a look at how technology, such as
IoT, can help diagnose and treat specific ailments, reducing the need for a physical visit to the doctor.
Our portfolio company, Kokoon has today announced a major new development. The sleep technology experts have launched the newest product in their sleep audio range – the product is available here on Kickstarter for pre-order. NightBuds is the follow up product to Kokoon’s hugely successful Relax headphones. We spoke to Kokoon founder Tim Antos to found out more.
The world is anxiously waiting for a tried and tested Covid-19 vaccine to help ease us all back into a normal way of living and doing business. However, little attention has focused on how these potential vaccines actually reach the end users. This is very much an issue for the pharmaceutical supply-chain and something where the Internet of Things (IoT) can help out a lot.
Here’s the challenge: we need more food, with less land in a more unpredictable environment. Read on to find out why agritech might just be a big part of the solution.
Dan Hubert, founder and CEO of AppyWay, takes an in-depth look into how the lockdown has driven more and more people to digital devices and how the way we live our lives and do business has profoundly changed following the Covid-19 outbreak
Managing Partner of Breed Reply, Emanuele Angeilidis answers questions on the impact of IoT on the fight against climate change.
Data is centre stage once again. It effectively triggered the lockdowns, it is now easing them and it will be a key aspect of Covid-19 exit and strategies across the world. The UK government, for instance, has consistently said that it is ‘following the science’, while the scientists are trying to follow that data.
Breed Reply has canvassed a select group of its UK-headquartered investees to find out what they want from Boris Johnson’s Conservative government and the Treasury on Budget day.
Founded in 2015, RazorSecure provides cyber-security for small-scale IoT networks across the UK, Europe and the United States.
A nation's start-up culture is an indicator of the relative health of a nation's economy. In the sector we focus on, the Internet of Things, entrepreneurs are working on ideas that could have a profound and positive impact on our lives.
IoT devices are becoming part of modern everyday life. What used to be a gimmick or ‘well-ahead of its time’, in other words, is now essential.
The Web Summit event was hosted in Dublin between its founding in 2009 until 2016, when it outgrew Ireland and landed in its new home of Lisbon.
Using Internet of Things (IoT) technology, kerbside management and mobility technology firm AppyParking is transforming parking for motorists and empowering local authorities to manage their assets better.
Driven by media-friendly activists like teenage green Swedish sensation Greta Thunberg and campaign group Extinction Rebellion, the issue of carbon reduction has shot up the political agenda, with governments across the world being challenged to urgently address the problem of climate change.
Many start-ups or early stage business are often reluctant to hire specialist financial resource. This reluctance could hinder the successful development of the company.
The fourth industrial revolution is well underway, driven by new technologies including AI, machine learning, and the internet of things (IoT).
Tim Stone, Partner of Breed Reply, Europe’s leading active operational investor in early-stage IoT businesses, discusses the IoT and its potential for SMEs.
It is about time Old Saint Nick joined the Fourth Revolution and embraced the Internet of Things.
An interview with Cees Jan Hollander – Global Farming Expertise Manager, Danone
An interview with Ben Luckett, Managing Director – Aviva Ventures
An Interview with Yasir Khokhar, CEO and co-founder of Connecterra
Matt Stamp, partner at Acuity Advisors, recently joined us as a keynote speaker at our IoT Investor event ‘Seizing the IoT Opportunity’.
After four years into our journey as a VC specialising in IoT, we review our learnings and share insights into the market indicators that motivate us to expand our portfolio further.
In our second instalment of our in-depth interviews series with founders of our portfolio companies, we talk to Laurent Hausermann – COO of Sentryo.
For entrepreneurs seeking funding to expand their business, choosing the right investment partner is critical.
On the 2nd of October, Breed Reply and Newgate Communication hosted a landmark IoT Investor Event at Aviva's Digital Garage in London.
In the first of a series of in-depth interviews with
founders of our portfolio companies, we talk to Simon Kampa – CEO of Senseye .
We share insights on the kind of content and delivery that gets us sitting forward and eager to engage with IoT entrepreneurs.
The media has broadly reported the consumer applications of IoT, but the truly transformative impact of IoT is being experienced most dramatically in industry.
IoT that is augmented and enhanced by machine learning is effectively multiplying the impact and benefit to those businesses who are adopting these complimentary technologies.
Wimbledon may well be a British institution – but the sport of tennis was one of the first to embrace smart tech at the heart of the professional game.
Emanuele Angelidis presents insights on how
converging technologies create value for progressive businesses.
believe IoT entrepreneurs need to ask themselves a central question: Am I meeting
a genuine market need?
It's a big step to take the plunge and look for outside investment in your early-stage business. But it's an even bigger step to sign the deal.
Could there be any better time to take a look at how IoT technology is transforming the beautiful game?
This year’s Tech Nation Report is hot off the press and gives a wealth of insight into the strength, breadth and depth of digital activity in the UK.
Business to business (B2B) applications are set to create more value from the Internet of Things than pure consumer (B2C) applications.
How are industrial IoT buyers are looking to realise the value of their investments?
We recently participated in a lively Twitter Q&A with our friends at TechWorld on raising money for startups. The debate covered many questions that are on the minds of many of the IoT entrepreneurs we meet. We've compiled some of our thoughts to share the insight.
As the UK looks to global trade post-Brexit, the Internet of Things could provide fresh opportunities for British businesses, says Tim Stone of Breed Reply
Connected, collaborating, combined. That’s the power of the Co-economy and some of the key drivers that are powering the growth of The Internet of Things.