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Bytes from the Bay: Strategically out of place

08 Aug 2023

Venture-backed startups are better known than their bootstrapped peers for achieving wildly high growth rates and amazing M&A valuations. But those same companies are right now finding themselves…

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Bytes from the Bay: View from London - AI supporting VC, M&A and public markets

14 Jul 2023

Despite a difficult 2022 for technology stocks and continued macroeconomic uncertainty, with H1 2023 now firmly in the rear-view mirror, public markets appear eager to lift off again with the NASDAQ…

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Bytes from the Bay: Mad March - SVB to ChatGPT

11 Apr 2023

Beyond the craziness of March Madness, March provided more ups and downs than entrepreneurs typically see in a lifetime. The lows of SVB contrast the highs of ChatGPT, says ICON's Head of US Tech…

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ICON appoints associate director amid continued expansion

28 Mar 2023

ICON appoints associate director amid continued expansionWe are delighted to announce the appointment of Will Cave as our new associate director.With experience in buy-side, sell-side and fundraising…

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Bytes from the Bay Feb 23: #TransactionTrending

24 Feb 2023

Transactions in the tech industry – be it fundraising or M&A – tend to follow trends, and those trends tend to parallel emerging technologies and changes in economic cycles. ICON’s Head of US…

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Bytes from the Bay Jan 23: After the rain departs, the cloud persists

24 Jan 2023

California has been drenched with “atmospheric rivers” over the past few weeks, pouring down much-needed rain and snowpack throughout the state. However, while the West Coast’s wet season is limited,…

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Bytes from the Bay Dec 22: Quiet before chaos

08 Dec 2022

Across the world, tech M&A and financing deal volume is down. While certain pockets demonstrate resilience (as our recent Cyber and DataTech reports show), the overall market seems to be quietly…

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ICON appoints head of marketing to support business growth

22 Sep 2022

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Alice Bradshaw-Smith as our new head of marketing. With a wealth of in-house and agency experience across sectors including tech and private equity,…

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Tech M&A - An Ongoing Success Story

17 Aug 2022

As dusk settled on 2021’s post-pandemic optimism Forbes magazine made its predictions for the Digital Transformation M&A landscape in the year to come – post-pandemic working, Smart Cars, AI, Big…

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TechRound Interview with Matthew Parker, CEO at IT Company: Babble

19 Apr 2022

Babble is a cloud solutions reseller, helping customers make next-generation technology simple to use, deploy and manage. We aim to give customers easy-to-use tools to create an agile, scalable and…

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Tidal wave of available PE investment funds spurring unprecedented technology deal spree

17 Feb 2022

Capital availability and economic recovery are driving record PE deal volumes Last year’s record volume of technology M&A activity has been fuelled by a tidal wave of private equity (PE) money.…

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France Tech Companies with the highest venture valuations

15 Nov 2021

European venture capital thrived in 2020 despite the presence of a pandemic. In fact, VC deal value for the region set a new annual record of €42.8 billion, a noteworthy achievement given the…

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