Calling the shots and being your own boss is super empowering but managing your own bookkeeping can be one of the most challenging aspects of being self-employed. Ember is the accounting tool that is built for business owners- not accounts. Ember integrates with users’ bank accounts and automates the entire accounting process, making it super […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 11/12/2019 featuring funding details for MyOnlineTherapy, Splento, and much more.
For too long online users have been too willing to hand over their personal data in exchange for using mobile services (e.g., Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google, etc.). As these companies continue to expand their footprints, untethered by regulators, into every facet of their customer’s lives there is a growing revolt.
As a business owner in this age of rapid technological change, with the surge of worldwide competitors, setbacks and adversity are virtually guaranteed. Based on my years of experience mentoring and advising entrepreneurs, you need to attack problems and challenges with a mindset of success, or it is unlikely that you or your business will […]
Spending money is easy, but saving money is hard. Plum, the AI assistant that analyses users’ income and spending patterns, calculates the ideal savings amount and automatically sets it aside. While users can withdraw money from Plum at any time, they also have the option to invest that money in themed funds at various risk […]
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 10/12/2019 featuring funding details for FintechOS, Wishu, and much more.
Sometimes Founders do grow into great managers — and sometimes they were great managers already. But the real question is: “Do Founders need to be good managers?”
While starting a new business always involves tackling many new challenges, I’ve personally found myself reluctant to ask for help. I suspect it’s a function of pride and confidence in my own problem-solving abilities, but my hesitation has definitely cost me time and money. Thus, in my consulting with entrepreneurs, I always encourage them to […]
Big Tech companies like Facebook are under more scrutiny than ever. Aidan Goltra discusses the reasons for this scrutiny and how it is connected to capitalism.
A reverse merger is the acquisition of an already public company (usually a dormant shell) to avoid the Initial Public Offering (IPO) process and cost, to quickly get your startup on a public exchange for fundraising through visibility and selling stock. It sounds like a great way to raise money, but here are some of the challenges you need to consider before trying it.