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‘Marketing is dead’ said Kevin Roberts, CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi. We asked two Silicon Roundabout entrepreneurs if they agreed!


The headline in The Drum magazine (May 11th) read ‘MARKETING IS DEAD… or so said Kevin Roberts when addressing the Institute of Directors conference recently – shocking words considering he is chief executive officer at one of the world’s biggest …

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Rob Moffat of Balderton Capital reflects on Incubators and Accelerators in Europe


Recent interviews with startups in Silicon Roundabout have focused increasingly on funding and mentoring. We thought we would start the week with a guest blog by Rob Moffat of Balderton Capital who is involved with portfolio companies such as Housetrip, …

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Litigation in the digital world; Kemp Little and Wiggin give us The Lawyers’ view!


In the second part of our piece following the Financial Times article ‘The curse of innovation’, we asked two leading law firms Kemp Little and Wiggin whether they were concerned about a potential future cycle of IP disputes “spilling over …

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Colette Ballou on hiring a PR Agency!


Colette Ballou is the founder of Ballou PR. With a client roster that includes Eventbrite, Seatwave and Shopping.com she is well placed to give us the inside track about what to think about before hiring a PR agency. It’s heartbreaking …

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Silicon Roundabout: is it all about location, location, location?


In February 2012 David Rowan, editor of Wired magazine wrote a piece ‘How Significant is Silicon Roundabout’. The title raises some interesting questions! A few months ago at a conference it was suggested to us that to believe Silicon Roundabout …

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How a ‘Regret minimisation framework’ may have inadvertently started three great businesses


We are always looking for a fresh and different perspective from Silicon Roundabout’s genuine game changers and disruptors. This week we caught up with six leading  entrepreneurs and asked them the same question. You may be surprised! In the 1990’s …

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Colette Ballou, founder and CEO of Ballou PR, is the latest addition to our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel


You would be hard pressed to have missed the raft of press articles over the last couple of months that have brought the role of public relations in its myriad forms to the forefront of our consciousness. Operating at national …

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Calum Murray, Head of Commercial Technology and corporate partner Andy Moseby at Kemp Little, join our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel


In deciding upon the appropriate lawyers for our ‘Ask The Expert’ panel we wanted a firm that represented amongst others the award winning (AKQA were Adweeks Agency of the year), newsworthy (‘Lovefilm Signs BBC And ITV Deals in Netflix TV …

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Milo Yiannopoulos, editor of The Kernel, joins our ‘Ask the Expert’ panel


We are thrilled to announce Milo Yiannopoulos, Editor in Chief at The Kernel magazine, as the first member of our team for ‘Ask the Expert’ which launches at the end of the month! In assembling a team of ‘influencers’ for …

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Do you have a question for our panel of digital experts?


‘Tech Entrepreneurs week’ was an eye opener in many ways, one of which was the almost insatiable desire from the audience to accumulate as much knowledge as possible from the various ‘keynote speakers’ assembled. Allied to the infectious passion from …

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