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A serial mega entrepreneur who overcame a tough start in life to become one of the world’s richest men bought a world leader in the highest of technology last week. You may have missed this story because it was painted in the red, white and blue of Brexit. Or cloaked in the fog and fudge of a nationalist industrial strategy....read more
In the two posts I wrote before and straight after the UK EU referendum I offered the same advice to startups and established businesses alike. Focus on your strategy and priorities. Stay calm amid the turmoil and noise. This is in line with the Lean In view expressed by 58 of the UK’s top Tech entrepreneurs this week.... read more
The United Kingdom has voted to leave the EU. (Sorry I used the B word in a previous column but I can’t bring myself to type it again.) As I write this on the afternoon of Friday 24 June I find the future looks more unknown to me than at any time in my adult life......read more
The Profitwell blog from Price Intelligence is often an interesting read. Rather than focus on outright promotion of their product, the team share the lessons learned from their customers. This bodes well for the future of that business. Listening to customers is a clear strong point. It also offers some genuine and surprising insights.....read more
I spend a lot of time with startups. Mainly in Scotland. Where we our unique history binds a country on the fringe of the world deep into global innovation. We are proud of our two unicorns. And there are some amazing founders and businesses. Its tough to generalise - I met Alba Orbital who make satellites this week for example. But the most common business model is a subscription SaaS company aimed at SMB customers.....read more