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Founder mentoring: When is it useful and how can you make the most of it?

19 Apr , 2018  

Mentoring startups can be a hit and miss affair. Both for the mentor and the founder. Mentors want to be useful and can find it difficult to find the best startups that can benefit from their expertise. Read more

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What Did VCs Study In College?

13 Apr , 2018  

Although some colleges may offer a major program in business or entrepreneurship, there isn’t exactly a major in venture capital or angel investment. Read more

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Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

10 Apr , 2018  

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it. Read more

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“Did We Create This Monster?” How Twitter Turned Toxic

10 Apr , 2018  

Rosenberg, a senior writer for Jewish-focused news-and-culture website Tablet Magazine, had become a leading target of anti-Semitic Twitter users during his reporting on the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. Read more

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The Power of Habit book review

20 Mar , 2017  

Reading (second to real life application) in my opinion is the best way to gain knowledge. In particular, I tend to read books on start-up failures/successes, CEO/founder autobiographies as well as accounts written by senior level employees of start-ups (the latter can usually be found on Medium). As part of Catapult’s Christmas gifts, all employees […]

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Why Taylor Swift should run a start-up?

17 Mar , 2016  

Love her or hate her, she is one of the most successful businesswomen alive along with being a talented singer/songwriter. Taylor Swift has built a brand, following and more importantly has reaped the financial rewards from making critical and informed business decisions. Yes, I am an advocate for Taylor and I’m proud to say I’ve […]

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7 tools to help you stay productive at work!

1 Sep , 2015  

Being incredibly organised is something we all wish we could do well. Thankfully there are some really useful and free tools to help you daily at work. Tools can make life so simple and if you do go all in and use them, I recommend the following tips: Use each tool for one/ maximum two […]

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Start up Jargon/ Things you will definitely hear in a start up environment:

25 Aug , 2015  

The start up environment is a world of its own. Every start up will have a different culture, different set of values and different ways in which they approach business. One thing that is most common in start-ups however, is the terminology used in everyday conversation. You could think of it as its very own […]


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What is it really like working as an entrepreneur?

8 Jun , 2015  

Working as an entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur is no harder or easier than most other roles. Most wouldn’t agree with this statement. In fact, if you speak to most entrepreneurs they will say that being an entrepreneur is the hardest job going. Those that don’t know entrepreneurship often associate running your own company with flexibility, being rich and worry […]

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Common interview mistakes that don’t impress

19 Feb , 2015  

Start-ups attract a number of types of applicants for job roles. From new grads through to ex-consultants, career changers and aspiring entrepreneurs. Despite this, I find that the majority of applicants can’t explain or justify their motivation for applying to a start up. It is of key importance that an applicant can explain exactly why […]

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