Hot Topics in StartUps: Influencers, London Winners & 50 Mistakes

Become an influencer can be helpful to your startup (+1.0) Being online is useful. In fact, it’s very useful. Obviously being an online influencer is not usually the goal of start-up founders, but it is something that can help. Influence is a distribution model, and getting good and well-known can be crucial for any startup…


Hot Topics in small business: Pioneers Festival, History of Windows Phone & a 17 year old App developer

Pioneers festival Everybody loves a festival don’t they? Whether you are partying hard, or, indeed, meeting new people, they are of real benefit. The Pioneers Festival was an initiative by STARTeurope to bring together entrepreneurs, investors and business angels to one place to discuss business and future trends. Sounds like a mad one. STARTeurope was…


Hot Topics in the Small Business Community: Olympic buzz, Entrepreneurs not reaching their potential & #WebSummit

Olympics creating business (1) Wasn’t the Olympics magnificent? Wasn’t it grand? Wasn’t it beneficial for every small business out there? According to some, most notably this post, believed that the Olympics helped start-ups to grow and flourish. Livesheets used the Olympics as a springboard to boast about its crowd flow model. It was the most…


Hot Topics in the Small Business Community - Networking weekends, Naming Your StartUp and the Smarta 100

Telegraph to host start-up weekend, but are they any good? (0) The Telegraph is hosting a technology weekend on the 9th-11th November at their London headquarters. The event is held to support teams of students, developers, designers and entrepreneurs to create applications in a celebration of Britain’s growing role as a leading centre for technology….


Hot Topics in the Small Business Community – Marketing boom, start-up mistakes and where’s the funding?

Are you ready for the coming SMB Marketing Boom? 2012 has been an insane year for SMBs marketing on the Web. Now with more multi-platform devices, SMBs are busy getting their ‘digital on’. (+1) If you believe statistics, over 40% of SMBs are expected to increase digital spend in the next 12 months. If you…


Is it really possible to strike a good work / life balance when working on a new start-up?

Is it really possible to strike a good work / life balance when working on a new start-up? Following our Hot Topics debate earlier this week, discussions have started to materialise about how to strike up a good work/life balance, especially when working on a brand new shiny start-up. Have you suffered from the silenttreatment?…