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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.
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
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.
Entrepreneurship | How To | Startup | Wellbeing
How to build habits that will last all year
January 13, 2020
A habit is something you do on the regular, almost without thinking. And yet—when it comes to forming new habits, it feels nearly impossible to get behaviors to become sticky. We exercise for a week before begging for the couch to take us back. We keep our online to-do list organized for a day before going back to our Post-it note system. We go to bed at 10:00 p.m. for one night before Netflix rears its beautiful head. It isn’t as easy
How To | Marketing | Startup
How startups can get the most from a PR agency
January 10, 2020
t’s very easy to hire a PR agency to help raise awareness and conversation and end up disappointed. After a flashy pitch, maybe all they seem to do is get the occasional bit of mediocre coverage and try to keep your spirits up on weekly calls. As ever, disappointment is directly related to expectations. So here’s how you should go into an agency relationship to create the most possible value for your business.
How To | Podcasts | Scaleup | Startup
Why every business should have a podcast and how to start
December 30, 2019
One of the big problems facing businesses is the struggle to be heard in a crowded marketplace. There’s a medium out there that excels at this, and it’s called podcasting. Let’s see if it would work for you!
Articles | Funding | Scaleup | Startup | Tech
How Biotech Startup Funding Will Change in the Next 10 Years
December 29, 2019
Back when Y Combinator was getting started about 10 years ago, Paul Graham wrote some essays that predicted the way startup fundraising would change in the next decade – accurately, it turns out. Jared Friedman, Partner at YC, noticed that raising money for a biotech or other life science company in 2019 looks a lot like raising money for a tech company 10 years ago. Since then, fundamental forces caused fundraising for tech companies to change dramatically and he believes that they
Articles | Funding | International | Startup
Some of Europe’s most successful startup hubs are in tiny towns, not capital cities
December 28, 2019
We all know that startup hubs are buzzing in the major European capitals of London, Paris and Berlin. It’s not even surprising that the second-cities of Barcelona, Munich and Milan are also a hive of activity. But who knew that there were so many startup hubs in the small towns of Oulu, Oss, Montpellier and Sandwich? That’s the takeaway of Sifted’s data-dive this week, thanks to some data from the research company PitchBook.
Economy | How To | Scaleup | Startup | Sustainability
Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme
December 23, 2019
Scotland is getting ready to transform the way we recycle. Deposit return schemes are already established in many countries where they are helping to tackle climate change and reduce litter. Scotland is joining them, with a scheme designed to meet the country’s unique needs, to tackle the throwaway culture and help protect our environment for generations to come.
How To | Scaleup | Startup | Sustainability | Tech
Coping with Massive Growth
December 20, 2019
Massive growth is the dream of almost every startup, but it can be a nightmare if you’re not anticipating it. Recently, Ian McDonald (CTO in Residence at Microsoft) had a CTO call him and tell him that they were about to go from 2 million users to over 200 million users with a recently signed contract. They rang him as they were worried about the potential cost. Ian asked a couple of questions, and they both quickly realised that cost