A few buzzing business tools to scale your startup

Whether you’re a good communicator, an in-depth researcher, financial whizzkid or a natural organiser, operating a successful startup company can often involve multitasking and dipping in and out of a number of different roles.

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Networking Tips

7 pro hacks to help you raise your networking game

Strap yourself in, it’s networking season again. You have your tickets to 4YFN and the Mobile World Congress (if not, what are you waiting for?!), your business cards are printed and your shoes are nicely polished. But what’s next?

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Personal branding

Get yourself known by others using personal branding

The term ‘personal branding’ has become quite popular in recent years. But do you know exactly what it means? You’ve no doubt been working on it all this time without perhaps knowing what it is and its personal importance. So, now’s the time to professionalise it as your personal branding will help companies and clients […]

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How to hit the headlines

How to hit the headlines with a killer startup story

There’s nothing quite like seeing your company name in print. News coverage can give your team a motivational boost, it’s an excellent way to build your reputation, and it can have a positive effect on your bottom line.

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How to avoid startup failure

Startup struggle: beating the odds to find success

Why do startups die? Walk through the startup graveyard and you’ll find a bunch of misfits, over-funded vanity projects and sorrowful stories of amazing ideas, bad luck and dreadful timing. Startups die for all sorts of reasons, and it’s always sad. Sometimes investors pull the plug, sometimes founders give up and go home, and sometimes […]

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6 Reasons to Look for a Mentor in 2018

6 Reasons to look for a mentor in 2018

Luke Skywalker had Yoda, Aladdin had the Genie, and Mark Zuckerberg had Steve Jobs. Mentors like these are celebrated in both fact and fiction as wise counsellors who have our best interests at heart.

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