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10 Tips for succeeding in a Startup Accelerator programme by Carlos Eduardo Espinal, Partner at Seedcamp


Accelerators come in all different shapes and sizes. With many new Accelerators coming into existence within the last few years, the job of selecting one to join and getting the most out of your chosen accelerator program isn’t always obvious. …

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Duncan Logan, founder of San Francisco based accelerator RocketSpace talks about change and London’s greatest opportunity!


In years to come I think Silicon Valley and San Francisco will be viewed as the laboratory of the information age but much of the real world growth of tech will be driven from other locations. There has been no …

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Apply by 8th January for Seedcamp London 2013. Seedcamp Principal Philipp Moehring tells us what it’s all about.


2012 was a busy year for Seedcamp: They hosted 10 events all around the world, made 23 new investments, took their startups on a four-week tour of the US and hosted the flagship week-long Seedcamp Week event in September. Since …

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Guest Blog; Rosemary Forsyth of Forsyth Group on ‘How to hire the right executive for your tech start up’


You have secured funding for the business and now hiring a CEO, COO or CFO means it’s time to grow up fast for a tech startup. Rosemary Forsyth explains how to avoid a costly mistake! “The founders have done a …

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Five founders who have raised over $16 million in funding in the last 12 months share their top tips for a successful pitch


During the last 12 months Qinec, Makielab, Mojiva, Mindshapes and Click A Taxi have raised over $16 million in funding. We asked the five founders what advice they could offer to other startups on delivering the perfect pitch?

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If you could launch a campaign tomorrow to help fast growing Tech companies in the UK, what would be top of the list? We asked a few of Silicon Roundabout’s entrepreneurs.


Last week the Financial Times ran a piece ‘Tech groups campaign for San Francisco tax reform’. ‘If passed in November the measure would relieve companies from paying corporate taxes based on the number of employees they have and instead levy …

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Ten Smart CEOs: (No. 2) Felix Leuschner, Stylistpick


Felix Leuschner founded Stylistpick in November 2010, initially as a subscription only accessories retailer. Over less than 24 months he has cultivated a careful formula to navigate a well populated fashion market to bring the concept of curation to ecommerce …

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Ten Smart CEOs: (No. 1) Tom Leathes, Top10.com


Tom Leathes is part of a new generation of entrepreneur, having built and sold three web businesses in the last six years with colleagues Harry Jones and Alex Buttle. The most recent was sold to uSwitch.com last year. As CEO …

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As Silicon Roundabout startup Flubit prepare to relaunch, we catch up with CEO Bertie Stephens!


Silicon Roundabout-based Flubit originally launched as a demand-driven group buying site in August 2011. From £50,000 in funding 14 months ago, the Flubit business plan has evolved quickly, and having recently secured $1.75m is set to relaunch this summer with …

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It’s Monday and we continue our focus on some of Silicon Roundabout’s ‘hottest startups’; today it’s Tribesports!


It would be very easy to dismiss Tribesports as simply a social network for sportspeople! However the approach and desire adopted by three former executives from Mydeco, Steve Reid, David Hickson and Jenna Anians, as well as co-founder Andrew Mcdonough, …

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