What Ziah did learn at our very first Startup MBA?

What Ziah did learn at our very first Startup MBA?

[A Note from Rob: Ziah – @zzziah – was one of 30 attendees at our Startup MBA course that finished yesterday. She kindly scribbled down what she took from the experience. Drop adele [@] escapethecity.org an email if you’d like to apply for a place if...

We need to avoid being like Mr.PowerPoint with our careers.

Gary Vaynerchuk is something of a sensation.┬áRecognizing the importance of e-commerce in 1997, Gary launched Winelibrary.com and helped grow his family business significantly from $3 million to $45 million by 2005. What follows is an extract from his book – The...
10 reasons why I have no regrets about taking redundancy

10 reasons why I have no regrets about taking redundancy

Redundancy can be an ugly word. With connotations of negative emotions from despair to anger via uncertainty, it is something that most people want to avoid. Yet with the global economy the way it is, it is becoming more common. I know, because I joined the voluntary...

“But how do they make any money?”

Ever since Facebook shot to superstardom and Instagram got bought for $1billion I’ve noticed people talking up the ‘building something online that makes you loads of money even though it doesn’t make any money’ narrative. This is essentially a...

What is FinTech?

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve seen the word FinTech appear all over the place. In my inbox, on Twitter and in a couple of articles. Forgive me if I’m massively behind the curve on this. After voluminous research I have discovered that FinTech is quite...

Finding clarity in startup land

This is a non-sales-pitch for this week’s┬áStartup MBA, which starts on Friday and runs over two weekends. It’s NOT too late to sign up, since we still have a couple of places left. If you’re interested in learning more, email me (soon!) for more...