SwiftKey investor on UK tech firm’s journey from seed funding to Microsoft’s $250m buyout

Six years ago, Octopus Ventures was responsible for a seed investment in Swiftkey, the British tech company that simplifies the smartphone typing experience. Microsoft has now acquired the firm for a reported $250m, and Octopus’ investment director Jo Oliver has offered Real Business insider knowledge of SwiftKey’s journey from startup to global operation.

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