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Articles | Covid-19 | People & Culture | Remote-working | Wellbeing
3 Common Fears about Working from Home (and How to Overcome Them)
March 5, 2020
Finding a work-life balance is tricky – especially when working from home. In this article, Eric Sangerma breaks down why it’s scary and how to transition to remote working.
Funding | How To | Purpose-Driven Business | Startup
A guide to impact investing for startups
March 2, 2020
Impact investing is on the rise — but raising money can bring just as many challenges as it does opportunities to startups focused on social and environmental good. Here’s what to look out for, compiled by Sifted.
Diversity | Entrepreneurship | Podcasts
Ask for More
February 26, 2020
Join journalist Zara Janjua for a new series of podcasts brought to you by the Royal Bank of Scotland. RBS is on a mission to help female entrepreneurs connect with inspirational women who have turned their passion and dreams into reality.
Business Development | How To | Marketing
The best CRM software for every business in 2020
February 20, 2020
Managing relationships might be the most important part of running a business. A lot can happen between the time someone first hears about your company and when they eventually become a customer. Customer relationship management (CRM) software helps make this crucial process possible.
Marketing | Tech | Videos
Scaling Creativity with Marc Andreessen and Shonda Rimes
February 17, 2020
Hollywood and Silicon Valley seem so different but are more alike than we think. What challenges do tech startup founders and other creative founders – like showrunners and executive producers – similarly face? Both have to understand and respect their audiences deeply, learn how to scale themselves beyond one person and figure out how and when to use data – or follow their intuitions.
Articles | Future of Work | People & Culture
How to Fix Your Toxic Culture
February 10, 2020
Fast Company writes: Over the past year, we’ve heard a lot about toxic workplaces and their repercussions. But many of the stories often miss a critical issue. Office culture doesn’t turn toxic because of a few bad seeds. It turns toxic because leadership didn’t see or outright ignored the signs that something was amiss.
Social Investors, Funds & Advisers
February 6, 2020
Looking for an investor or advisor who understands your social mission in the UK? Good Finance has the directory you’ve been looking for – a comprehensive (and growing!) list of socially-conscious funders across the country.
Artificial Intelligence | Podcasts
The Data Lab podcasts
February 3, 2020
A series of conversations with some of the top members of the data science community, including Christopher Wylie (Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower), Liberty Vittert (Associate Editor, Harvard Data Science Review), Stephanie Hare (Researcher and Broadcaster), John Mertic (Director of Program Management, Linux Foundation) and more!
Artificial Intelligence | Entrepreneurship | Reports | Scaleup | Startup
What we learnt from analysing 6 years of startups at Slush
January 31, 2020
Soaked by Slush and Slush’s Research Team shredded data from 15,000 Slush startup applications into keywords and analysed them. Here’s what they learned: AI and ML are soaring, API is a growing trend, the age of apps is coming to an end, and more!
How To | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup
How to hire when you’re a cash-strapped startup
January 27, 2020
Raising investment and scaling your startup can be something of a chicken and egg conundrum; you need money to scale, and you need to demonstrate growth in order to raise. But how can you start growing your headcount when funds are still in short supply? Talent Works International put together the ultimate guide of how to hire quality candidates on a limited budget.
Future of Work | People & Culture | Podcasts | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability | Wellbeing
Why People — and Companies — Need Purpose
January 24, 2020
In this HBR podcast, Nicholas Pearce, clinical associate professor at Kellogg School of Management, says too many companies and individuals go about their daily business without a strong sense of purpose. He argues that companies that are not simply profit-driven are more likely to succeed and that the same goes for people. He says individuals who align their daily job with their life’s work will be happier and more productive.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Funding | Scaleup | Startup
What I learnt from raising £1m
January 22, 2020
In the summer of 2018, the UK experienced a heatwave with temperatures soaring as high as 35ºC. This happened to coincide with Klydo’s first proper fundraise at Klydo. Founder Nick Schweitzer spent two very hot months cycling across London pitching to over 30 institutional investors. Finally, in September 2018, they closed a £1m round led by Episode 1, one of the most highly regarded Seed-stage VCs in London. Apart from learning how to rapidly
Entrepreneurship | Funding | Podcasts | Purpose-Driven Business
January 20, 2020
Broadening access to venture capital, one conversation at a time – from advice about careers to getting your business funded, we’re putting it all out there. Each week, Francesca Baillieu, Lois Ollerenshaw and Petra Müller bring you a conversation with one of their friends in the investment industry: associates, interns and a whole host of others. New episodes every Tuesday at 11am GMT.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Startup | Wellbeing
I failed my startup : the hard truth. 4 lessons learnt you should know about
January 18, 2020
Startups are hard: 9 out of 10 will fail. As an entrepreneur, you can’t ignore those numbers. But you also believe wholeheartedly that your idea is special. You believe that your team is special and that you will beat the odds. Cold stats can’t temper your enthusiasm, and nor should they.Motivational quotes and success stories are plentiful these days, but failing stories are just as important to learn from.
How To | Marketing | Startup | Sustainability
7 Ways Marketers Can Stop Destroying Our Environment
January 15, 2020
As with many industries, marketing is also being criticised because it enables excessive consumerism which causes environmental damage and the extinction of species. Sound extreme? Well, how many times have you bought something you didn‘t need only to try to make yourself feel better? Learn how to be an ethical marketer who helps customers make a more conscious decision.