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AG launches ‘Aspiring Unicorns’ programme for tech firms looking to grow in 2022

Posted: 1st March 2022

The ‘Aspiring Unicorns’ series, produced by leading law firm Addleshaw Goddard, has been launched to help tech businesses find out what they need to know to grow in 2022.

The free seven-part series, which provides crucial insights on a range of essential topics, begins with the first chapter, ‘Rocket Propelled Success: Corporate Finance – capital raising and funding’.

Aspiring Unicorns provides insights which can help business growth strategy for tech firms at every stage right up to the vaunted £1 billion ‘unicorn’ status and beyond.

With the pandemic having accelerated the role of tech across all sectors, and indigenous businesses competing in an increasingly global marketplace, support for aspiring UK-based tech businesses has never been more necessary.

David Anderson, a Corporate and Commercial Partner at Addleshaw Goddard who specialises in tech, said: “The Aspiring Unicorns series is an example of how we support high-growth tech businesses and is a great, freely accessible resource them, and indeed their investors, who are tackling the challenges of scaling up in the current climate.

“The UK tech industry is a hotbed of innovation and things move fast – that’s why we commissioned this series which will provide the latest insights and information and a great starting point for finding out what you need to know to grow.”

Each chapter in the series will be released on a fortnightly basis, sharing insights on topics including: Data & Privacy; Brand Protection; Property considerations; Regulation; Open source software considerations; and dealing with Disputes.

For more information about the Aspiring Unicorns programme, and to download the first chapter, visit:

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