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The ‘what, why and how’ of 10 fundamental KPIs

Understanding your company’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is essential. This information can be used to show off your business potential to educated investors. This article will highlight a number of … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Alumni interview: Matthew Dunne founder of Local Vets.

As part of a series of interviews with our alumni we spoke to Matthew Dunne, founder of Local Vets, a network of independently owned veterinary practices, about his crowdfunding journey. … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Importance of your Crowdfunding Hit List

Crowdfunding campaigns that have very quick initial momentum are often caused by lots of hard work from the team prior to the campaign launch. Take Oppo Ice Cream for example, … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Should you consider hiring a crowdfunding consultant?

Crowdfunding might seem like a difficult task when you have never done it before. There are so many things to research, plan and execute. How can you possibly succeed if … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

10 secrets for a successful start up

Start-ups are all in the spot light right now. Since Airbnb took the online world by storm we’ve seen the rise of all sorts of online platforms trying to sell … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to be more successful at marketing your start-up.

To be successful at marketing you first need to understand what it is. Unfortunately, the answer is not clear at all. Ask 10 entrepreneurs the same question and they will … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

7 steps to an efficient day, everyday!

Efficient time management is an important aspect of every entrepreneur’s life. For business to run smoothly and make progress, founders need to manage their time efficiently. There are countless time … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

A non-standard video pitch guide for startups

Short videos are one of the best ways for you to promote your startup to investors and clients. Firstly, they’re short, which is important for our 5-second goldfish-like attention spans. … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The basics of branding

Brand building may seem unimportant when you are still struggling to validate your market or develop your minimum viable product. However, it is important to start building your brand right … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Make the Perfect Crowdfunding Video

There’s no doubt about it: a brilliant video pitch can set your crowdfunding profile apart. The difference it could make is huge. On Kickstarter, projects with videos are 20% more … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment