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Why Perlego’s “Spotify for Textbooks” Revenue Model Works

By | Sep 5, 2017 at 9:20 am

The Netflix model is a tricky beast: Offering all-you-can-watch takes immense funding, as Netflix’s 7-billion-dollar 2017 content budget proves, and it only pays off once you have a massive user base to match it. Yet companies keep trying to replicate it in different industries….

Accelerator

An Inside Look at the Techstars Experience

By | Sep 4, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Since joining the Techstars worldwide network a few weeks ago, there are four things that have made the strongest impression on me so far. From developing deep connections with other founders, finding unity and inspiration from other companies, and the immense amount of knowledge…

Art

How Art-Based Apps are Bringing People Back to Museums

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

In 2016, attendance for British museums and galleries fell by 1.4 million. The Guardian’s resident art critic Jonathan Jones said this figure is a sign of “a nation without aspiration or hope.” Although the situation may not be completely hopeless — London’s Tate Modern…

Gear & Gadgets

Uuni 3: You’ll Never Order Pizza Again [Review]

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 12:20 pm

During the summer there is nothing quite like firing up a grill, popping a few bottles, and enjoying a weekend with friends. Typically when you think grill, that means meat, meat, and maybe a few veggies mixed in there. However, with Uuni 3, a…

Funding

How To Prepare Your Startup To Pitch Investors

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 8:30 am

For those entrepreneurs new to raising a significant amount of financing from either angel investors, venture capital firms or growth equity firms, the prospect of being examined by an outside party may seem intimidating. You need to prepare your startup to pitch investors –…

Culture

7 Leadership Lessons For Running a Digital Team

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Running a busy digital startup means I’m having to juggle a lot on a daily basis. From sales and recruitment calls, to team meetings and business development. If you are a founder, then you can relate to being pulled in all directions. As a…

HR and Recruiting

Benefits of In-House, Outsource and Upskill Manager Talent for Startups

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 7:15 am

For early-stage startups ready to begin scaling up, one of the biggest challenges is hiring the right people. The reason is that the vast majority of startups suffer from a lack of brand recognition compared to their larger, more established tech rivals, meaning they…

Trends

Algorithms Are Shaping Our Retail Experience

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 8:30 am

As high street stores continue to battle the rise of eCommerce and online shopping, the in-store shopping experience is becoming more high-tech. From smart mirrors that allow you to try on clothes ‘virtually’ to mood retail softwares that build a tailored wardrobe based on…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Mompreneur Shares 10 Tips for Balancing Startup Life and Family

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

I am the mother of two lovely children – a girl of four and a boy of eight years old. I wake up every day before the sun comes out and my day is structured like a Tetris game. Every day is divided into…

Virtual Reality

Bohemian Rhapsody in VR Will Have You Air Drumming Like Never Before

By | Jun 29, 2017 at 12:30 pm

In the movie Wayne’s World, Mike Meyers (Wayne Campbell) and Dana Carvey (Garth Algar) portray two young men from Aurora, Illinois who are die-hard rock-and-roll fans and host a public-access TV show from their parent’s basement. One of the most iconic scenes was when…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Mental Health, Entrepreneurship, and the Identity Crisis

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Being a founder of a startup means you’ll be going through an emotional rollercoaster and having strong mental health can help get through the highs and lows of the journey. On a quiet Sunday evening, and I had just got back from vacation and…

Gear & Gadgets

Sir Roger Moore Had Some of The Coolest Gadgets as James Bond

By | May 23, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With each mission, James Bond introduced us to the latest technology and the possibilities of what is to come in just a few years. Whether the gadget was developed by Q in the magic lab, a gift from Moneypenny or nabbed from the villain,…

Startups & Apps

50 London-Based Startups You Need to Watch in 2017

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Across the pond, London’s tech scene, also known as the Silicon Roundabout, is bursting at the seams with startup activity. Among the buzzing streets of London lives Tech City UK, an accelerator aimed at fueling digital entrepreneurs to image, start, and grow digital enterprises and…

Augmented Reality

Move Over Pokémon Go, This Augmented Reality Treasure Hunt Game has Real Prizes

By | Mar 1, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Move over Pokémon Go, this new augmented reality app is the next step in the world of online mobile gaming and it comes with prizes. London-based Snatch is the latest augmented reality and geo-location virtual treasure hunt gaming platform with real-life environments and obstacles…