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Covid-19 | Future of Work | People & Culture | Remote-working | Reports
Homeworking in the UK: Before and During the 2020 Lockdown
October 23, 2020
Academics at Cardiff University and the University of Southampton used data from the Understanding Society Covid-19 study to find 88% of employees who worked at home during lockdown would like to continue doing so in some capacity, with 47% wanting to do so often or all the time.
Innovation | Reports | Startup
The Current State of Industrial Startups in Europe — An Update (September 2020)
October 21, 2020
In this post, Robin Dechant takes a closer look at where these startups are coming from, in which categories they are, how many employees they have, how much money they have raised, and which startups got acquired or had to shut down.
How To | International | Scaleup
Index Ventures Expansion Plan
October 19, 2020
Only a small proportion of European tech companies that expand into the US grow to the scale of global category winners. Index Ventures have distilled the strategies adopted by the winners into four distinct archetypes: these are organisational templates that startups can follow as they expand into the US.
Future of Work | Innovation | People & Culture | Reports
Why Community Belongs at the Center of Today’s Remote Work Strategies
October 16, 2020
To revitalise and thrive in our current global situation, organisations can and must do better in rethinking their near-term future state in terms of the digital art-of-the-possible.
Marketing | Reports
Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Gen Z But Were Afraid To Ask
October 14, 2020
If Gen Z wasn’t seen as a force to be reckoned with before this year, it seems unlikely the world will still think that when 2020 finally does end. But what exactly is a Gen Zer? What does this generation enjoy, and what does it want?
How To | Marketing | Startup
The power of content marketing for startups
October 12, 2020
As a startup, taking the first steps into marketing can be daunting. Where should you start? What activity will be the best use of my time? If you’re limited on time or budget – and even if you’re not – a great place to start is content marketing.
Entrepreneurship | Newsletters | Startup
The Hard Fork by Marvin Liao
October 9, 2020
Stay relevant in a technology-driven business world. TLDR; Highly opinionated views from 21-year career in startups, big tech & venture capital.
Branding | Purpose-Driven Business | Reports
To affinity and beyond: From me to we, the rise of purpose-led brand
October 7, 2020
Accenture Strategy’s most recent global survey of nearly 30,000 consumers found that 62 percent of customers want companies to take a stand on current and broadly relevant issues like sustainability, transparency or fair employment practices. The closer a company’s purpose aligns to their own beliefs, the better.
Articles | Diversity | Funding | Inclusivity | Startup
Ban Warm Introductions!👏🏾
October 5, 2020
It’s time to end one of Venture Capital’s most exclusionary, value destroying practices. VC funds must further experiment on the product of VC, building new, more open processes that leverage our industry’s considerable resources to unlock the potential of outsiders and gain access to new markets and new ways of thinking.
Podcasts | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability
October 1, 2020
FourWord Thinking podcast features an array of guests talking all things sustainability. From how you invest your money to how we shop, work and travel, we are sharing a message about how we can contribute to a better future for people and planet.
Books | Innovation | Startup
📚 Good Services by Lou Downe
September 30, 2020
Most of the services we use every day aren’t designed to meet our needs. In fact, most of the services we use every day weren’t designed at all. In the rush to create new and innovative experiences, services today have overlooked the one crucial thing we need from them: to be able to do what we set out to do with as little friction as possible. This book will tell you how to design a service that your users can find, understand and
How To | Marketing | Scaleup | Startup
The Hooked Model
September 29, 2020
The Hooked Model is a four step process embedded into products to create and increase user engagement by subtly influencing their behaviour. It helps build habit-forming products, that prompt users to return and use those products over and over again, without depending on costly advertising or aggressive messaging.
Articles | Covid-19 | Funding | Startup
Actions You Can Take to Help Your Business Survive Covid-19
September 28, 2020
It is hard to think of any industry or sector that has not been impacted negatively by the pandemic and the global lockdowns that have gone with it. Of course, some sectors have been harder hit than others but nobody has been immune. Certain assistance measures that are or have been available may either stop or become harder to access. You need to account for this and draw up a financial survival plan.
Economy | Future of Work | Innovation | International | Newsletters | Purpose-Driven Business
💌 World Economic Forum News
September 27, 2020
The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
Diversity | Entrepreneurship | Inclusivity | People & Culture | Startup | Videos
Identity & Ideation: The many faces of entrepreneurship in Scotland
September 25, 2020
How do personal circumstances, culture, race, gender, disability, family life, socio-economic background and external factors shape how people approach starting and growing a business within the Scottish entrepreneurial ecosystem? In this Startup Grind event, the panel (including our very own co-founder Zoi Kantounatou!) discusses issues of race, creativity, immigration and neurodiversity and how these experiences have frustrated and fueled their careers as founders.