Launched in 2020, Stockwood Strategy is a boutique PR company helping start-ups, founders, budding entrepreneurs, business leaders, brands, venture capital firms and agencies with media relations support for their announcements.
The company has supported over 300 start-up clients around the world with their funding announcements (worth over $2.7b from pre-seed to series D) along with a variety of PR and media needs, regularly securing press coverage across top-tier media.
The team has over two decades PR experience and a strong track record of working with startups, corporates, governments with media relations needs.
Bilal Mahmood has worked at some of the biggest PR consultancies around the world including Weber Shandwick, Ogilvy and H+K among others before going inhouse at Google Campus (the startup hub in the UK) in 2016. Most recently, over 4 years, he led the PR for fintech startup MarketFinance, during which time they secured a historic bank partnership and raised £56m in a series B round.
Bilal specialises in funding announcements and profiling assignments covering a range of tech startups from healthtech, edtech, proptech, food and lifestyle brands to gaming, enterprise software and developer applications.
He is well connected with journalists around the world and well versed on helping companies land their stories in top tier media titles.