Event | Girls pitch their app ideas

On November 4 head on down to Soho where 14 to 18 year old girls from Tower Hamlets pitching their app ideas to an event in the style of the BBC’s “Dragons’ Den”

I heard about it via the London Girl Geek Dinners mailing list and . . . →

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Diversification in start ups. When is a good time to take the next step?

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I can’t claim that I have vast experience in startups but I do have some exposure, both through work and through my research at university. So this is not one of those “I know what I am talking about” posts but rather a “I don’t know the answer but . . . →

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Quit your tantrums and just hire the one that's better than you

173/365: Drama Queen

Being exposed to start ups from time to time is one of the most interesting things I do in my working life. I hate calling them start ups cause somehow it seems like I am talking about technology companies and I am not. I’m just talking about . . . →

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Conflicting priorities in StartUps

Why do people have such conflicting priorities in a start-up environment?

I’ve been thinking about this the last few months – especially whenever I talk about the engagement plan, twitter presence the PR plan and the press pack. People’s eyes around me kinda go out of focus.

It’s only natural. For one very specific reason . . . →

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Friendfeed surge? Is it just me?

I am under the impression that a lot of new activity is going on over at Friendfeed. I see loads of new people and a lot of Greeks as well, who seemed to not like it or not know about it for quite some time.

And I sort of started wondering. Wouldn’t it be lovely . . . →

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In digital comms one tool equals no tools (and no strategy)

One of my contacts called me yesterday to ask me if they should delete the Facebook link on his company’s website. We had a chat and I said yes.

Why did I say yes? Before anyone crucifies me here is the back story.

This is a new small company – not a tech company – . . . →

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Free Startup hotdesk in London

I have heard of how expensive space is in Silicon Valley but if my experience in London is anything to go by then I feel for you guys. Over here in Old Albion we tend to pay very high rents for very old properties (I’m talking start of the previous century). So who wouldn’t like . . . →

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