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Covid-19 | How To | People & Culture | Productivity | Remote-working
How to facilitate a successful remote workshop
September 24, 2020
The key to a good remote workshop is creating a space for participants to freely communicate their inner thoughts and feelings. While that may come part and parcel IRL, it takes some planning when workshopping in a virtual setting.
Articles | Economy | Funding | International | Investment | Scaleup | Startup
Time to think differently about France
September 23, 2020
The French ecosystem is still in its infancy, so if you just look at the surface and focus on lagging metrics like “number of unicorns” or “large exits” you can easily conclude that nothing has happened since 2001, that the French ecosystem is still a ghost town, and move on. The reality is in stark contrast with this perception, and has been for several years now.
Branding | How To | Inclusivity | Marketing | Startup
Gender Neutral Design
September 22, 2020
Gender neutrality in design is still very much in its beginning stages but is a growing trend. Creative agency Forty8Creates tried their best to summarise the main characteristics of this growing trend. Read to learn more about the stylistic elements that are defining the gender neutrality design trend and how you can integrate some of these elements across your brand’s identity.
Branding | How To | Marketing | Startup
The Importance of Building a Brand Strategy
September 21, 2020
Businesses want a brand that performs. They want to see a return on their investment, stand out from their competitors and capture their customer’s undivided attention. But a lot can be said for that good old phrase about counting chickens. Before considering brand performance and concentrating on achieving results, you need to start with getting your brand strategy right.
Diversity | How To | Inclusivity | People & Culture
What It Means To Center Ourselves In Conversation—And How To Practice Decentering Instead
September 18, 2020
When we’re faced with a topic that makes us uncomfortable, it might feel easiest to deflect. This is especially true when the discussion is about something as deeply entrenched as race and the fight for racial equality. For those of us who experience privilege, reminders of our complicity in systemic racism can bring about painful realizations, but it’s essential to understand that centering this pain is not the way to bring about change.
How To | People & Culture | Startup | Tech
4 Steps to Select The Right Technical Partner To Help You Build a Startup
September 17, 2020
Building a Startup? Hopefully, that means you’ve found a problem or inefficiency, you thought long and hard about it, and now have a vision on the best way to solve it. Problem is, as a non-tech founder, you’re probably struggling with the best way to bring this idea to life. But there’s no need to panic. While it’s going to take time and considerable effort to find the right technical partner for your startup; by following a structured process you’ll
Business Development | How To | Marketing | Startup
Selling the Invisible: How to Sell Your Services
September 16, 2020
If you’re shopping for a new vacuum, it’s easy to compare features to find one that meets your dust-busting needs. But what if you want a cleaning service to come to your house and do the job for you? You reach out to six providers, and they all tell you they can do it—and how. How do you know which one will provide the best service? This question gets to the heart of how anyone selling services has to compete
Entrepreneurship | Funding | People & Culture | Podcasts | Scaleup | Startup | Wellbeing
Misadventures in Entrepreneuring
September 15, 2020
Hosts Gayle Mann and Lucy-Rose Walker share a series of frank, honest, warm and funny conversations with relatable role models, discussing all aspects of the psychology of being an entrepreneur – from the good, to the bad, to the ‘you’ve got to be kidding me’ and everything in between! Each episode will bring fresh stories of misadventure as well as coping mechanisms for when you think it’s all gone to pot.
How To | People & Culture | Productivity | Startup | Wellbeing
How to hack your concentration when you’re working from home
September 14, 2020
The pandemic has taken over every aspect of our lives. Now many of us are working from home distractions are always within easy reach. With that, and the constant deluge of worrying news, it’s little wonder that many of us are feeling unable to focus when we’re meant to be working. So what can we do about it?
Economy | Funding | International | Newsletters | Scaleup | Startup
💌 European Straits
September 13, 2020
Read “European Straits” to have a better view of the tech world from a European perspective! Nicolas Colin is an investor and former senior civil servant with more than a decade of experience in tech, first from a policy perspective, then as an entrepreneur, and since 2013 as a co-founder & director of The Family, a pan-European investment firm.
Covid-19 | How To | Productivity | Remote-working | Startup
10 Tips and Tricks for Zoom
September 10, 2020
Web conferencing service Zoom offers lots of features, some of them hidden options in advanced menus. The tricks and tips below will show you how to use the app better to work, learn, and communicate with others virtually.
Newsletters | People & Culture | Wellbeing
💌 Wellness Wisdom
September 10, 2020
On a weekly basis every Sunday, get coverage on the mental health tech space, resources to support your internal space and more!
Economy | Future of Work | Podcasts | Purpose-Driven Business
Happy Porch Radio – Season 5: Digital in the Circular Economy
September 9, 2020
This season is a call to action. Design, UX, development, PR, comms, social and web and digital agency leadership are “what” Happy Porch do. Yet, they feel a for need more conversations about how and why their industry can use their skills to really, positively tackle the big questions affecting us all. In this season, we hear from multiple experts and inspiring people actually working on solutions to our biggest global environmental and social challenges.
Covid-19 | Economy | Entrepreneurship | International | Podcasts | Scaleup | Startup
Startupification: Mark Logan
September 8, 2020
This episode is mostly a discussion about the Scottish technology ecosystem report with Mark Logan, although touches on some of Mark’s experience of growing Skyscanner from 100 – 900 people. Mark talks about the value of unicorns (although reveals that the word was actually banned in Skyscanner), how we can think about social infrastructure, and how relevant the Silicon Valley playbook is to Scotland. He also discusses the future post-covid, and what antifragility looks like for both entrepreneurs and their
Funding | How To | Impact Measurement | Purpose-Driven Business | Scaleup | Startup
How to demonstrate your impact in a competitive funding landscape
September 8, 2020
Stay ahead of the crowd! With for-purpose organisations increasingly vying for the same dollar, Kuppal Palaniappan from Spark Strategy shares four steps you can take to approach your next funding opportunity with confidence.