How to prepare your startup to scale (even in uncertain times)

If you’re running a startup business, no one will blame you for feeling a little unsure about whether now is the right time to scale up your business. After all, without sounding too gloomy, we are in the middle of a global pandemic and the worst recession in decades, which doesn’t scream “it’s time to […]

How Startups Can Stand Out During The COVID-19 Crisis

The current climate has created an unpredictable landscape for many businesses which has meant recruiting talent has had to take a back foot. Many companies are trying to navigate a challenging time financially and are having to make huge decisions regarding the future of their staff. Startup businesses are not immune to these problems, and […]

The Future of Females in Tech: Lindsay Fisher, Sparkbox

Next in our blog series celebrating International Women’s Day and our partnership with Tech Nation, we spoke to Lindsay Fisher, Co-Founder of Retail Price Optimisation, Planning & Insights Platform, Sparkbox. Sparkbox helps retailers to reach targets, improve volume sales and increase cash margins using machine learning and AI. Using her background in retail merchandising and consulting on price optimisation, […]

The Future of Females in Tech: Alexis Smith, IMGeospatial

Next in our blog series celebrating International Women’s Day and our partnership with Tech Nation, we talked to Alexis Smith, founder and CEO of IMGeospatial. Nominated for Tech Nation’s Rising Stars 2.0, IMGeospatial is an automated business intelligence pipeline which provides the insurance and water utilities industries with valuable business insights. The company uses AI in unique […]

The Future of Females in Tech: Jo Halliday, Talking Medicines

As part of our blog series celebrating International Women’s Day and our partnership with Tech Nation, interviewing some of the UK’s most exciting female tech entrepreneurs, we spoke to Jo Halliday, founder and CEO of Talking Medicines. Talking Medicines was born out of a belief that the patient should always be at the centre of healthcare, Jo […]

The Future of Females in Tech: Gemma McCall Culture Shift

In honour of International Women’s Day and our partnership with Tech Nation, we decided to create a series of blogs interviewing some of the UK’s most exciting female Tech Entrepreneurs. Women are still hugely under-represented in the tech industry, so we feel it is important to showcase the women that are doing great things and […]

How can you make your startup stand out in an established crowd?

The following is an excerpt from our new eBook “Cooking Up Your Employer Brand: The Startup Edition” – know-how we’ve gained over the years as we’ve worked with some fantastic businesses, large and small, in establishing their employer brand. These are just some of the ways to help a startup stand out. Trying to make […]

Ada Lovelace: The world’s first female coder

Who was Ada Lovelace? Ada Lovelace, born The Honourable Augusta Ada Byron, in 1815, was the only daughter of Lord Byron and his mathematics enthused wife, Annabella Milbanke. Born to an unhappy marriage, Ada barely knew her father and was raised alone by her mother, a philanthropist, and activist, with her grandmother’s help. Born in […]

National Coding Week: The women who programmed the future

In 2019, despite women having paved the way for many of tech’s most brilliant innovations, women are still both underrepresented and underpaid in the tech industry. While steps are being made to make tech and STEM subjects more accessible options for young girls, through initiatives such as Girls Who Code and the Grace Hopper program, […]