Tech Start Ups

Starting Your Own Company in 2016? Burnout Is Good

Vincent Dignan | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Tech
Vincent Dignan

When you're burned out, you have a voice in your head which will tell you "I just cannot do anymore work." Now we're getting somewhere! At this point you'll examine everything you do to see what can be gotten rid of e.g. low paying clients/unnecessary work/anything else that takes up more time that it should (remember what I said earlier about getting drunk?).

Lessons From the Front Line: Why Start-Ups Fail

Tom Hopkins | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Tech
Tom Hopkins

Start-ups make at least as many mistakes as everyone else. You just don't often get to hear about them. But we always learn more from what didn't work; from looking at mistakes of others; than we do from sanitized case studies of success.

Techstars London Diary: We Are Your Family Now

Vincent Dignan | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech
Vincent Dignan

"Running a startup is like being punched in the face repeatedly." I can think of no more accurate phrase to describe the process of running your own business. It's a quote from Paul Graham, founder of startup accelerator Y-Combinator.

Boris Says We'll Never Have A Zuckerberg. Will Nobel Prize-Winners Do?

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Tech

Boris Johnson says the UK will never have a Mark Zuckerberg, but would a range of Nobel Prize-winners and quietly successful tech firms do? In Joh...