Co-founder Relationship

Cultivating A Healthy Co-Founder Relationship

Developing a successful co-founder relationship requires effort and understanding from both sides. However, its longevity depends on choosing the right business partner to build your company with. Whether you’re in business with a family member, friends or someone you simply met at a networking event, how you handle the partnership is arguably similar to being in […]

Ojay's Travels - young entrepreneurs abroad

Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story Of Ojay’s Travels

Nigerian-based travel and tourism company – Ojay’s Travels – connects people from different cultural backgrounds to meet and socialise together through the art of wanderlust. Founder – Hans Omang and Akwon Otu. Launch Date – 2012 Country – Abuja, Nigeria Success Story – The founders also own another business ‘O-jay Suites & Hotels‘, and both […]

Ideal Flatmate

Flat-sharing Social Network Helping ‘Generation Rent’ Find Compatible Housemates Raises £1m From Investors – Ideal Flatmate

The UK’s first algorithm based flatmate matching site aimed at helping ‘generation rent’ find compatible house companions raises £1m within 4 weeks, just as house prices across the UK hit a record high in May. Ideal Flatmate was founded by young tech entrepreneurs Tom Gatzen and Rob Imonikhe after becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack […]

health tech startup

7 Important Lessons To Learn From Running A Health Tech Startup

Running a health tech startup is hard work but can be highly rewarding – not to mention a lot of fun.  This article is based on my experience of co-founding DocTap GP Clinic, a provider of affordable, short notice GP appointments to people in London. We certainly didn’t get everything right the first time, but for […]

legal

Legal Matters – Why Do I Need A Partnership Agreement?

As part of our ‘Ask An Expert‘ series, a legal professional tells us why the need for a partnership agreement – Christian Mancier is a Corporate & Commercial Partner at Gorvins Solicitors specialising in all aspects of Commercial law including Partnership Agreements. A formal Partnership Agreement enables the partners of your company to significantly deviate from the default […]

CrunchBoards

Young Entrepreneurs Abroad – Startup Story of CrunchBoards

CrunchBoards is a forecasting and planning tool helping small businesses across the globe use their financial data to plan better for the future. Founders – Amy Harris (28) and Hannah McIntyre (39). Launch Date – Set up in 2014. Country – Sydney, Australia. Funding – Privately funded. Customers – 11,500+ customers in nearly 100 countries (Has offices in London […]

Co-Founder

Co-Founder Dating & Speed Pitching

Co-Founder Dating and Speed Pitching – For those interested in finding a co-founder for your startup or looking to pitch your innovative idea. The business speed dating event, organised by Hipsters, Hackers & Hustlers, takes place on 4th April at Google Campus London, Bonhill Street. HHH is the largest community of tech startups in the UK […]

The Great Escape Game Sheffield

Share Your Start-Up Story – The Great Escape Game Sheffield

The Great Escape Game Sheffield is an exciting live escape room experience where players have 45 minutes to crack different set of puzzles and escape from a locked room. The game, reminiscent of the Great Escape movie and voted #1 for Fun and Games by TripAdvisor, was discovered by Sheffield couple Hannah Duraid and Peter Lacole while travelling around the […]

Carspring Co-founder Gives Lesson

Carspring Co-founder Gives Lesson On Disrupting The Car Industry

Max Vollenbroich (pictured above) and Peter Baumgart co-founded online car dealership Carspring less than a year ago – Their mission is to completely revolutionise car buying. With the rise of digital retail, and proof of concept state side, one thing is for sure, the traditional car dealership model is in the process of a major […]

Tio - Peter Spence

Tio – Peter Spence (Co-Founder)

Peter Spence’s Tio device challenges the next generation of inventors with a new creative way of helping children learn and play at the same time. The Tio kit can quickly build app-controlled toys and inventions with everyday objects and materials – It uses a free iOS/Android app to communicate wirelessly with the invention. Peter’s childhood […]