Changing the conversation on music piracy
Advising this London start-up on evolving business strategy, developing its voice with investors and the media, we created a global profile for Musicmetric around big data and supported its successful exit to Apple in 2015.
Blackstock Consulting Daily Briefing
We launched the Blackstock Consulting Daily Briefing in response to the emerging Covid-19 crisis to update existing clients on pandemic’s implications for the real estate, retail and hospitality sectors.
Launching a nationwide housing brand
Blackstock was appointed by Moda in early 2015 to build up its corporate profile with UK investors, business media and the wider property sector; while helping develop its brand narrative and consumer profile across national press.
Proptech PR support & strategic consultancy for deposit protection pioneer
Blackstock were appointed by flatfair in summer 2019 just as the digital deposit protection provider raised £11m in funding through Index Ventures, Revolt and other investors.
Getting the country to chat VAT
In a campaign backed by Bourne Leisure and Merlin Entertainments, Blackstock was engaged to lead a high impact media campaign that would support behind-the-scenes lobbying efforts to convince the government to cut VAT for the tourism industry.
Using data to drive business rates debate
Blackstock’s in-house research team have generated significant national press coverage in recent years around business rates and the growing chaos the regime is in.
Creating a new sector: civic crowdfunding
Five years ago we helped create and launch the world’s first civic crowdfunding business, building credibility with No 10 and the London Mayor, winning awards and securing tier one press coverage.
Promoting build to rent
We’ve played a crucial role in supporting Britain’s build to rent market, working alongside leading names and supporting every inch of their evolution from the drawing board to fully-let buildings.
Beating the drum for construction modernisation
In January 2016, we helped former Arcadis directors Mark Farmer, Joe Thornton and Neil Brearly launch Cast, gaining widespread media coverage.