How to network like a pro at The Pitch 2024

It’s time to polish off your networking skills for The Pitch 2024. Networking is a crucial part of any event, especially at The Pitch where you can make lifelong connections with founders and investors across various industries.  According to Forbes, networking is a vital step of entrepreneurial success for 78% of founders. Networking builds a […]

A guide to setting goals and time management tips for your startup

A considered company structure and well-defined goals will ensure that your business is organised and everyone works towards the same outcomes. According to Homebase, the average worker spends 51% of every work day on low- to no-value tasks. Here’s how to effectively manage time in your startup and set clear objectives so everyone – yourself […]

17 top coworking spaces for startup founders across the UK

If you’ve been on the fence about using a coworking space, in this article we’ll highlight all the benefits, provide tips on finding the right coworking space for your business and even give you a list of our top choices. The first coworking space popped up in 1995 in Berlin. Since then, the coworking industry […]

The importance of a strong team and how you can build one

A strong team is the foundation of every strong business, and it’s important to invest some time into building and supporting your workforce. After all, the stronger and more productive your team is, the more successful your startup will be. According to Haiilo, companies with a highly engaged workforce are 21% more profitable. With that […]

11 tips to keep your startup employees motivated and prevent burnout

Keeping your employees happy, motivated and engaged should be your number one priority. At the end of the day, the motivation and happiness of your employees will directly impact the success of your business, so it’s important to get it right. According to the University of Oxford, happy employees are 13% more productive than employees […]

Learn how to develop a stronger marketing strategy for your startup

Did you know that the success of your startup directly links to your marketing strategy? Marketing is a lot more than just posting on social media. It takes some time and dedication to develop a great marketing strategy for your business but it’s really worthwhile.  If you’re a marketing novice, don’t worry; we’ve put together […]

Want to invest in your marketing? Here’s how you can set a marketing budget

Many businesses make basic mistakes when building their marketing budget and it often leads to missed opportunities. Setting a marketing budget will help you keep your marketing efforts organised and structured, and ensure that you’re giving it the love it needs to help your business fly. As your startup grows, you might be considering investing […]

How to prepare a pitch for angel investors

Raising seed funding usually involves selling your vision to individuals outside your close circle for the first time, which can be a little intimidating. Many startups seeking angel investment are pitching without a fully-established business and may still be figuring out their product-market fit. It can be tricky convincing investors your business can go the […]

Nine step guide: How to find and approach angel investors

Angel investors are a tried and trusted option for raising early-stage startup funding. Finding investors can be challenging. Most people can’t raise money from friends and family, it’s probably too early for VCs to be interested, so angel investors are a primary option. An angel investor is a high net worth individual who provides financial […]