Richard H Harris

My main focus is helping founders and investors achieve an optimal outcome when selling their businesses. Corum Group is the world leader in mid-market, software M&A. I am known for my expertise building early-stage technology companies, leveraging business acumen to generate solutions for complex issues. I specialise in championing strategic initiatives to deliver effective results, participating in critical decision-making processes while working proactively with cross-functional teams to produce service excellence. With a strategic mindset, I am committed to cultivating exceptional stakeholder relationships, meeting their needs and expectations at every step. As an experienced and goal-oriented professional, business owners know they can rely on my ability to provide exceptional service, resources, and methods to meet ever-changing objectives and ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, based on my expertise in the following areas: > Mergers & Acquisition (sell-side with Corum Group) > Board Advice > Capital Fundraising (pro bono for seed stage) > Digital Transformation & Innovation (Large Enterprise) > Strategic Planning Connect with me today to find out how I can apply my skills and knowledge to help you reach your company objectives!

Great #wayrapreview day yesterday

Bloomberg & @WayraUK hosted an invitation only investor preview day for the brilliant start-ups in Wayra UK. (http://bit.ly/15ffwdv) Great event, absolutely packed with over 150 investors, press and influencers. Lots of interest in all the companies and good to see DFJ Esprit, Delta, Microsoft and others in preparation for Ensygnia’s series A next year. Good …

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Ensygnia granted second patent

Another great step forward for my company: Ensygnia, the mobile payments company backed by Telefonica’s technology start-up accelerator Wayra, today confirmed it had been granted its second UK patent. The company, which recently closed its $3.3m start-up funding round, added that its granted UK patents now covered both log-in and payment processes. Read more…

Ensygnia completes $3.3M seed funding, Telefonica on board | Mobile World Live

See on Scoop.it – Ensygnia UK start-up Ensygnia, a mobile payments company pitching itself as the “visual equivalent of NFC”, has closed its final seed-funding round. Richard H Harris‘s insight: Great news for UK start-ups.  It is possible to complete a large seed round here, rather than the valley. See on http://www.mobileworldlive.com

Ensygnia secures $3.3m in seed funding

Ensygnia has just closed a $3.3m pre-revenue, seed round in the UK. Backers include Wayra the Telefonica / O2 accelerator, Rhoddy Swire (of Pantheon Ventures – investing personally), Irongate Capital, Sancy Capital and Jesus College Cambridge as well as other investors, the founders and management team. The round was 9.96% oversubscribed. Richard H Harris, CEO …

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REPOST: It isn’t suicide, it’s murder: Part 2 – Too close to home: Langford man hounded to death over council tax dispute

REPOST: It isn’t suicide, it’s murder: Part 2 – Too close to home: Langford man hounded to death over council tax dispute. Extract: I’M BRINGING THIS POST — originally published 18th Feb 2012 — back to the top because Peter’s tragic story has now made the national news as the inquest into his death is at last underway. …

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Presenting at the Mobile World Congress 2013

It’s been a while since I’ve presented to 1500 people and it was really great to see the connection with the audience as a real metric. I’m proud to say Ensygnia was one of just six finalists chosen to pitch and demonstrate our innovation, OneScan, at the Mobile World Congress #MWC13. We were voted and …

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17 tech start ups chosen for support by Telefonica’s accelerator academy Wayra

See on Scoop.it – Ensygnia 17 tech start-ups have been chosen by Telefonica’s accelerator academy Wayra which will see them each receive to €40,000 in funding to… Richard H Harris‘s insight: Wayra is a wonderful family of bright, motivated and helpful people and Enygnia is proud to have been selected to be part of it! …

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