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Interview with Yasmin Desai, Head of operations for MonkFeet

27 Dec , 2018  

Read the full article Monkfeet is a website service that offers classes in London to those looking to learn about how to grow and develop a business. Finding highly qualified instructors and offering lessons on a class by class basis, Monkfeet accommodates even the busiest of schedules. Read more

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How to Guide: Partnering with a Coworking Space

27 Dec , 2018  

Read the full article As the community manager of a coworking space, I’ve been on the receiving end of proposals from tenants and external companies interested in partnering with a coworking space on certain initiatives. Read more

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Coworking Manager’s Guide to Hosting an Event

27 Dec , 2018  

Read the full article Several years ago, coworking was a fringe movement. Now a new coworking space is popping up almost every week in London. Within such a competitive landscape, offering a compelling events series can be a great way  to make your coworking space stand out. Read more

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The top 5 characteristics for working in a startup

27 Dec , 2018  

Read the full article This post originally appeared on The Start Up Girl blog. Hiring for your startup can be a critical decision. Read more

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Power Outfit: Yasmin Desai, ‘The Start Up Girl’

27 Dec , 2018  

Read the full article Her first job out of university was at an ed-tech startup, and since then she has gone on to freelance at startup businesses – and build her own. Yasmin regularly shares her insider knowledge and tips via her blog, which is a valuable resource on entrepreneurship and the startup scene in […]

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27 Dec , 2018  

#startuplessons101 Big believer of hire slowly and fire fast, no point keeping bad hires around, it ruins morale!

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Getting Compensation Right in Startups

26 Dec , 2018  

Setting salaries, bonus levels and equity grants can be a hard task. Getting it right, avoiding misperceptions and keeping motivation and retention where they need to be, are the art and science of good HR. Read more

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What’s next for marketplace startups? Reinventing the $10 trillion service economy, that’s what.

25 Dec , 2018  

[Dear readers, this essay is on the future of marketplaces. Is there still room for marketplace startups to innovate? We answer, emphatically, yes! Am excited to share a vision on the past and future of the service economy, in a collaboration by my a16z colleague Li Jin. Read more

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Mastering Launch PR: Dos & Don’ts

8 Nov , 2018  

When talking to startup founders about launch PR, I’m frequently presented with similar concerns and queries – I thought it would make sense to lay down my thoughts here on recommended dos and don’ts. Read more

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How to start a marketplace business

8 Nov , 2018  

From AirBnB to Uber, marketplace businesses have disrupted industry after industry. Their ability to leverage technology to connect buyers and suppliers directly without middlemen make them an attractive opportunity for founders and venture capital. Read more