Monday, April 6, 2020

We’re living a strange and uncertain new world, which for some has slowed down their growth, whilst for those in the right sectors (health, edtech, communications etc.), is proving to be beneficial. I’ve been asked by a number of folks what they should focus on right n...

Monday, March 5, 2018

In a previous article - Startup Sales, Why So Scared, I wrote a paragraph about why it was so important to network when it came to finding new customers, employees, investors & advisors.

This week a founder of a startup asked me to expand on that, so here goes.

When it c...

Thursday, January 18, 2018

I spend a lot of time with founders of early-stage business and one area they often fail to develop is their value proposition. I’ll also add that many later stage businesses also fail to deliver a pitch based on a decent value proposition too!

What is a value propositi...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Does my startup need a full-time developer? I am asked this question frequently so thought I’d share my thoughts and experience on the subject.

There are a large number of non-technical founders who have great ideas but don’t have the ability to actually write code. The...

Monday, January 30, 2017

I’ve spent a lot of time recently helping startups develop their investment decks used for pitches and communicating with potential investors.

A few things have struck me, so I thought I would share them here, including my ideas on what an investment deck template shoul...

Monday, August 1, 2016

I had the pleasure of attending another Secret Sauce conference recently, which is an intensive day of growth hacking speakers. I thoroughly recommend you attend!

One of the most interesting speakers was @russellbuckley, of Spring Partners, an early stage tech seed inve...

Thursday, July 21, 2016

When you start a business it's all hands on deck. There’s the planning, research, building, testing, selling and more! And the someone that often has to do all that stuff, is the person at the top of the tree. I have been in this sole position with my first company and...

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Some days you just can't get your head into things! It happens to us all, but for some people, it's more frequent and worst than it is for others.

There are a few techniques that I use to help to get on with things, which I would like to share with you:

Lists!

I'd be lost...

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