Daily Archives: October 18, 2016

BUSINESS CHALLENGER Q&A: Jonny Laughton

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BUSINESS CHALLENGER Q&A: Jonny Laughton

Jonny Laughton is owner and investor at Armada Ventures, which specialises in securing Series A to Series C funding for B2B SaaS companies in Europe.   How did you get to where you are today? Early on in my career I founded Star Technology Services where I spent the best part of 10 years building the business. When I decided I needed a new challenge, I convinced the Messagelabs board to take me on as EMEA partner director for four

BUSINESS CHALLENGER Q&A: Ben Skuse

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BUSINESS CHALLENGER Q&A: Ben Skuse

Ben Skuse is CFO at UserReplay, which empowers companies with an ecommerce presence to increase revenue by optimising the customer experience.   How did you get to where you are today? Strangely enough, I always wanted to be an accountant, which I think is the weirdest thing as I don’t think anyone has always wanted to be an accountant! I took the usual route of getting a university degree in Bristol, and after qualifying I spent a couple of years

BUSINESS CHALLENGER Q&A: Emma Sarson

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BUSINESS CHALLENGER Q&A: Emma Sarson

Emma Sarson is Director of Sales at Apperio, a smart analytics dashboard that gives law firms and businesses real-time transparency on legal fees.   How did you get to where you are today? I’ve worked in the world of technology for most of my career and more recently legal technology, working for a medium-sized software vendor looking after global law firms. I was head hunted for the Sales Director role at Apperio because of my background in the legal space,