Posts by The Startup Girl, Resources

Top podcasts to listen to

23 Feb , 2019  

With so much information available out there, it’s hard to know where to concentrate your efforts. In my resources channel you will see a list of books/articles/blogs/publications to follow. For now, here are some top podcasts I listen to which are all related to start ups! A16Z: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/a16z/id842818711?mt=2 How I built this: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/how-i-built-this-with-guy-raz/id1150510297?mt=2 The twenty […]

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Hyped startup accelerator Entrepreneur First is struggling at scale

21 Feb , 2019  

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A comparison of digital banks Monzo, Starling, Revolut and N26

21 Feb , 2019  

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Okra AI is helping foster kids find stable homes

8 Feb , 2019  

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How to manage the stress of building a great startup

8 Feb , 2019  

It seems we are more aware than ever of how our mental health needs to be taken as seriously as our physical health. Read more

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The Incredible Rise and Fall of China’s Bike Firm Ofo

6 Feb , 2019  

There are bad tech businesses and very bad ones. And then there is Ofo. At the height of its growth in late 2017, the bicycle-rental startup had trucks driving around cities across China, dropping off brand-new yellow bikes continuously throughout the day for customers to use. Read more

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An oral history of “Silicon” Roundabout

4 Feb , 2019  

Perhaps no property in Old Street shows how much the area has changed as the new White Collar Factory building on the roundabout itself. The building hosts companies like Adobe, Box. Read more

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Creating a Winning Talent Pipeline for your Startup

1 Feb , 2019  

Your company has three basic choices when it comes to creating a winning Talent pipeline: your own in-house recruiter, an embedded 3rd party recruiter or an external headhunter. This masterclass brought together exponents from all three to talk about the pros and cons of each approach. Read more

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The Magic Of Marketplace Expansion Playbooks

30 Jan , 2019  

Editor’s note: Mike Townsend is the founder of HomeHero. Since the early days at Flowtab and now HomeHero, it had long been an assumption that our city-by-city expansion would be driven by an illustrious detailed playbook. Read more

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Our 6 Must Reads for Hiring Tactics that Break the Mold

30 Jan , 2019  

The beginning of every year unleashes a frenetic rush of activity, from wrapping up performance reviews to finalizing budgets to starting on those plans for the quarters to come. Read more