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Articles | Business Development | Startup | Tech
Partnering with corporates: how startups can gain the advantage
October 16, 2019
How tech companies can successfully partner with corporates has always been an increasingly interesting topic to follow in recent years. The last 18 months has been no exception, with a dramatic increase in corporates partnering with and investing in tech companies, so here is an update on the trends Silicon Valley Bank are seeing across the globe.
How To | People & Culture | Wellbeing
Your Commute Is Bad for You, Here’s How to Make It Better
October 14, 2019
We’ve all been there: You tell people your commute is 45 minutes each way, but every day, there’s a delay. An accident. A broken down train. Inclement weather. A barge hitting the bridge you have to cross to get to work and causing a four-hour traffic backup (true story). To compensate for the inevitable delays, you leave the house earlier and earlier. And to leave earlier, you have to go to bed earlier—or be exhausted for the whole day. You
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Purpose-Driven Business | Startup
Zebras Fix What Unicorns Break
October 11, 2019
This is an urgent problem. For in this game, far more than money is at stake. When VC firms prize time on site over truth, a lucky few may profit, but civil society suffers. When shareholder return trumps collective well-being, democracy itself is threatened. The reality is that business models breed behaviour, and at scale, that behaviour can lead to far-reaching, sometimes destructive outcomes.
Branding | Entrepreneurship | How To | Marketing | Podcasts | Startup
How to star a podcast: every single step
October 9, 2019
So you want to know how to start a podcast? Great stuff! The ‘Why’ at The Podcast Host is “To Spread Life-Changing Audio Programmes.” So, they’re here to help you along the way. In this handy step-by-step guide, they’re going to walk you through every stage of launching your show, from planning to publishing. By the end, you’ll know exactly how to make a podcast, and hopefully be motivated to do it as soon as possible!
Entrepreneurship | How To | People & Culture | Wellbeing
Overwhelmed by your to-do lists? Try this simple solution
October 7, 2019
The term “burnout” dates to 1974 , but judging from the media, and many people around us, it’s the official diagnosis of 2019. While we try to overhaul society, we still have to tackle our to-do lists, and there’s one technique Oliver Burkeman has recently found more useful than any other, as well as better suited to this era of exhaustion and overwhelm: limiting work-in-progress, or WIP.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Funding | Scaleup | Startup
The four types of investor you want to avoid at all costs
October 4, 2019
Stefan Laux has been involved with 12 startups across Europe, the US and even Tunisia, and dealt with a lot of investors. He’s learnt that a lot of things can go wrong and that you need to profile your investors to find the ones that best suit you. This is a long term relationship, not unlike a marriage so here are a few examples of investors you don’t want to ‘marry’: ant, shark, sloth and instant return-seeker; each of these
How To | Marketing
Process and Templates for a Stellar Product Marketing Strategy
October 2, 2019
Product marketing can be a little confusing… because isn’t it every marketer’s job to… well… market products? While this is indeed true, there are some nuances to how product marketing differs from the general act of marketing. How does product marketing operate within a wider marketing team? Is there a specific strategy or process I should use? Are there templates to help organize my efforts?
Articles | Sustainability
Three Questions to Think About for Your 2030 Strategy
September 30, 2019
For years, 2020 was a distant concept, the end-point for business goals and timelines. With many sustainability strategies and goals expiring in 2020, it is now time for companies to think about their sustainability priorities for the next 10 years.
Entrepreneurship | Funding | Scaleup | Videos
Fundraising 101 💰 Oussama Ammar, Co-founder at The Family
September 29, 2019
Who you raise money from is a key question – not every dollar is the same. Good money comes when you can reverse the balance of power. Raising funds is like a mix between playing poker and buying a house. You need to go all in with your own cards. But you can’t keep a poker face in front of the landlord, because it could be a long-term relationship, and that should be based on honesty.
Funding | Reports | Scaleup | Startup | Tech
The State of European Tech 2018
September 27, 2019
It’s been another record year for investment in European tech and the sector is powering growth in Europe’s stagnant economy. Yet not everyone is benefitting from the boom. The gains are not being democratised by investors. Companies need to address diversity and inclusion tools and unlock hidden talent pools.
Branding | How To | Marketing
How To Know When Your Brand Story Is Boring
September 25, 2019
It doesn’t matter whether you’re Stephen King or Soul Cycle: all stories have a shelf life. And when yours hits its expiration date, there’s a huge chance your customers, clients, and potential clicks will start to disappear. Fast.
Articles | International | People & Culture | Startup | Tech
Remote First: The New Way to Build Companies
September 23, 2019
As software eats the world and every industry becomes a tech industry, demand for skilled engineers has skyrocketed. Local supply simply cannot keep up. As a result, it is more costly and challenging to start a tech company in the Bay Area than ever before. Retention rates are reduced, even for the very best companies.
Articles | Funding | Scaleup | Startup
What Angels Really Want from Startups
September 21, 2019
DIGIT caught up with Urchana Moudgil co-founder and COO of Upgrade Pack, to discuss the five steps every startup should consider when seeking angel investment.
Diversity | How To | Inclusivity | Scaleup | Startup | Tech
605 women in the UK who could speak at your tech event
September 20, 2019
This is just a tiny sample of the thousands of women working in tech in the UK, including startup founders, vendor executives, CIOs, security experts, developers, technologists, lawyers and academics.
How To | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup
The best advice for a leader who’s a fixer
September 18, 2019
Great leaders know how to do many things very well. They have the competence and skills to make things better, faster, and quicker, and the confidence to act with intelligence and wisdom. But that doesn’t mean they should be trying to fix everything that isn’t working.