Angel Investment

Start-up Psychology: Silicon Roundabout versus Silicon Valley

The image of sun-drenched Silicon Valley has dominated both pop culture and the business world for the past decade, Continue Reading

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Business Model

How Much Should You Pay Yourself? A Founder’s Guide

We’ve all been there—no one knows what to pay themselves when they’re just starting out. There’s no rulebook for a founder, and everyone has a different view. Continue Reading

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Business Model

No Need to Beg: How to Attract Start-up Talent

If human capital is key to business success; Do you have the right strategy to attract and keep the best? Continue Reading

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Entrepreneurship

4 Big Fish Outgrowing the Start-up Pond

Starting your own business is risky; one in three fail in their first three years. Tech start-ups are no exception, even those starting lean. Continue Reading

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Bootstrapping

How Grads in Silicon Roundabout Out Earn Parents: £40k Incomes at 24

A Guide to Grads Wanting To Get into a UK Tech Start-up

Earning more than £40 grand a year at the age of 24 may sound a little too good to be true, particularly in a Britain where masses of over educated graduates are competing for entry level roles in a heavily saturated job market. Continue Reading

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Business Model

Internet Business Models: Avoid Turning The Startup You Love Into The Hobby You Hate

A startup without a business model is not at a startup at all – it’s simply a hobby.

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Angel Investment

The UK Startup Economy In Numbers: Nov 2012

As TechCity takes stock of 2 years of startups in London, Inside Startups looks at the UK’s startup scene in statistics. Here’s our mini November 2012 UK Startup census. Continue Reading

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Business Model

A Place to Call Your Own: Office Space and Startups

You’ve got an idea, you’ve got a plan – where do you set up your startup in the UK? Here’s a short guide to finding a suitable space to call your own. Continue Reading

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Angel Investment

UK Startup Events & Competitions 2012 – Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012 Special

It’s a huge week for UK Startups this week with the largest Entrepreneurship event of the year – Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012, here’s a pick of the events that show why the entire UK is thriving with startup spirit. Continue Reading

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Angel Investment

Change is Constant: The Oxymoron of Startup Business Plans

We need to talk about Business plans – they are a problem in the UK startup world. The traditional approach to writing, raising funding and planning businesses will hinder, not help UK startup growth. Continue Reading

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