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#Huddle is being sold

Huddle was the creme of #Webmission08 (20 hottest tech startups of UK in 2008). My #edocr was then the smallest of the 20. Their mantra was #GoBigorGoHome – they lived by it and was run by the dynamic duo of Alastair Mitchell and Andy McLoughlin. Their massive break came when they started to sell to UK Government through #GCloud. They even pulled a PR stunt in front of #Sharepoint conference, as they saw themselves as the natural player to disrupt the growth of #Sharepoint. But just like we have seen elsewhere, you sometimes do not see the competition. In this…

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Review of 20 hottest UK tech startups of 2008 #Webmission08

Image Credit: Mike Butcher, taken at Bebo office, San Francisco in Apr 2008 The Tour In April 2008, 20 of the hottest UK techstartups toured San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. These companies have raised a whopping $95 million to date. The Companies were: DotHomes/Byteplay, Groupspaces HubDub/Fanduel Huddle Kwiqq Mydeo Rummble/Rummble Labs ShortFuze/Moviestorm Silobreaker Skimbit/Skimlinks SliceThePie TheFilter Trampoline Systems TrustedPlaces WAYN Webjam Zebtab Zogix Current Status 3 have ceased operations (Kwiqq, Zebtab and Zogix). 2 have exited (Trusted Places and DotHomes). 2 have succeeded with major pivots (Skimlinks and Hubdub). 14 are continuing as before. Funding Status No funding…

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