Corporate Accelerators, this seasons must have accessory

It seems that EVERY corporate is now exploring, starting or investing in their own startup accelerator. For the last few months I’ve had too many ‘groundhog day’ conversations with corporates who ‘are thinking of opening a coworking space / startup accelerator’ and wondering ‘have you any advice?’ I politely smile and say "Yes - but … Continue reading Corporate Accelerators, this seasons must have accessory

How to get the most from your next ‘Startup Advice’ themed coffee

I've learnt a lot (and still have a tonne to learn) since founding my first Startup. I've been lucky enough to have met several great founders, mentors and advisers along the way. Most of these meetings have been over coffee, beer, dinner and even once in a gents toilet (!). Therefore I'm always happy to … Continue reading How to get the most from your next ‘Startup Advice’ themed coffee

How fundraising has changed – 9 Lessons from AngelList founder Naval Ravikant

Here are some great quotes / lessons / extracts that I liked from a recent 'This week in Startups' interview with Naval Ravikant. Naval is the founder and CEO of AngeList and started his first company at 23. The interview is about 50 minutes long but well worth a view if you have the time. … Continue reading How fundraising has changed – 9 Lessons from AngelList founder Naval Ravikant