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Business Development | How To | Marketing | Scaleup | Startup
When to send your surveys for the best results
December 14, 2019
So much of the success of your survey depends on getting enough responses—and the right responses. Sending a survey that gets overlooked is like cooking a delicious, elaborate meal that no one is hungry enough to try. It turns out that getting enough survey responses —like dining—often comes down to catching people at the right time. So what’s the best time to send your survey so that you get the most responses?
Articles | People & Culture | Startup
Why Google’s Teams Are Insanely Creative
December 12, 2019
And it all Starts with creating the right culture: learn through experience, don’t be evil, teacher as a guide.
Diversity | How To | People & Culture | Wellbeing
How to get better at using a coworker’s nonbinary pronouns
December 10, 2019
This is a compilation of suggestions about how to get better at using a coworker’s nonbinary pronouns (they/them). While most of these suggestions are for nonbinary folks, some of them also apply to people switching from he/his/him to she/hers/her and vice versa.
Economy | How To | Purpose-Driven Business
The Sustainable Fashion Toolkit
December 8, 2019
The Sustainable Fashion Toolkit is the result of a collaboration between Fashion Takes Action and PwC, with the goal of advancing sustainable practices through easy access to resources. The online sustainable fashion Toolkit brings together hundreds of sustainable fashion resources in a centralised location. The goal is to break down barriers to sustainability by making resources that already exist accessible and easy to use.
Articles | Economy | Scaleup | Startup
It takes an ecosystem to raise a successful start-up
December 5, 2019
Michaela Hruskova and Professor Colin Mason (The University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School) published this think piece on Entrepreneurial Support Organisations (ESOs) and their role in startups’ growth. They argue that it takes an ecosystem to raise a startup.
Articles | Economy | People & Culture | Wellbeing
How working less could solve all our problems.
December 3, 2019
Shorter workweeks could help reduce accidents, combat climate change, make the genders more equal, and more, contends historian and author Rutger Bregman.
Funding | How To | Scaleup | Startup
How to Attract Investment & Approach a Fundraise
December 1, 2019
Do you think you’re ready for investment – but you don’t know where to start? In his blog, Rob Halliday, Lead Fund Manager at Social Investment Scotland (SIS), reflects on what makes an excellent investment as young companies look for the funds they need to go from startup to scaleup.
How To | Marketing | Startup | Tech
An Introduction to App Store Optimisation (ASO)
November 29, 2019
The Google Play marketplace holds 2.5 million apps, and Apple App Store around 2 million. Considering the competition, you may wonder how to make sure your app gets noticed. What you need is ASO. To put it briefly, App Store Optimisation is the process of improving the visibility of your app on the marketplace by making it rank as close to the top in search results as possible. Fine-tuning your listing and getting better exposure gets you those all-important installs.
Marketing | Podcasts | Tech
The Starling Developer Podcast
November 26, 2019
Jason Maude, Starling Chief Technology Advocate, returns to present another set of six episodes talking about how technology at Starling is evolving and what they’re working on right now. The series features discussions with many Starling engineers as well as members of their fraud, data science, and executive teams and covers topics such as AI decision making, open banking, and how we can avoid falling into the legacy trap.
Diversity | Reports | Sustainability
Pass The Mic – Women of Colour Commentators in Scotland
November 25, 2019
A list of expert women for your next event or media call! This list is growing and is only a snapshot of the expertise that can be found when you look a little harder. Please note: this is a volunteer run website, it will be updated as and when possible.
Articles | Diversity | Funding | Reports
Where Did you Go to School?
November 23, 2019
The lack of diversity within venture capital is something Richard Kerby has been hard at work to try and remedy and writes about frequently. In the past, he’s laid out the demographic breakdowns of the venture industry and sought to disprove the notion that the reason that there are so few investors of colour is because venture investors must be engineers, by showing that the majority of venture investors have no technical experience.
Entrepreneurship | How To | Startup | Videos
How to Evaluate Startup Ideas – Kevin Hale
November 21, 2019
In this 25 minute video, Y Combinator Partner Kevin Hale walks us through the process of evaluating ideas and how founders should think about their startups.
Entrepreneurship | How To | Startup
What It Takes To Start A Business
November 20, 2019
An entrepreneur’s journey to success can be a long one. But there are three basic tests any new business must pass for it to even be viable. After that, it really comes down to your determination and ability to find the right people to join you as you pursue your worthy fantasy.
Business Development | How To | Marketing | Startup
5 ways to use surveys to growth hack your startup
November 18, 2019
Building a startup is like sprinting a marathon. But if you can pull it off, the payoff is immeasurable. Along the way, surveys can help. Here are 5 thought-starters to help you unlock startup growth through powerful survey feedback.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Funding | Scaleup | Startup
The Irrationality of Early-Stage Fundraising
November 16, 2019
Part of Oussama Ammar and The Family’s job is supporting young entrepreneurs as they learn how startups really work. And pretty much every young entrepreneur has no idea about how or why investors will give them money.