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An ocean of opportunity: steering my escape

Henry escaped a career as a solicitor to launch Kraken Travel, a startup marketplace that provides exotic and unique sailing expeditions worldwide. Henry’s need for balance between managing his time, money and personal commitments to create a life that’s his own is a...

15 top tips to help you pick the right business idea

A good startup isn’t just a good idea, it’s customer conversations, dogged determination and excellent execution. So how do you generate genuinely exciting business ideas? Have ideas that excite you and turn them into small realities as quickly as you can. Ideas on...

How to use your Blockers to your advantage

How to use your Blockers to your advantage When pursuing something that matters deeply to you, you’ll encounter not only the negative and uncomfortable emotions; you’ll also identify real, tangible challenges and obstacles standing before you. We call these Blockers....

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #12: That’s A Wrap

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #12: That's A Wrap 12 weeks ago we asked two bold souls from The Startup Tribe to join us in our first ever podcast series. We had no idea then what these aspiring entrepreneurs would achieve – if they would achieve anything at...

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #10: Finance & Funding

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #10: Finance & Funding This week in the Startup Tribe we’re diving into the different kinds of funding available to entrepreneurs. The key for any campaign is quality. Don’t make this an impulse decision. Put time and effort into...

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #9: The Final Stretch

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #9: The Final Stretch With only four weeks left in the Tribe, today we’re consolidating everything we’ve learnt so far. (To subscribe to this podcast series on iTunes, click here.) For Armin in Part 1, this meant reflecting on...

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #8: Asking For Help

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #8: Asking For Help The startup community is far more generous and supportive than you might imagine. Those who have done well in their own startups have done so because they have been bold enough to use that community to ask for help...

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #7: Everyone’s A Winner

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #7: Everyone's A Winner This week we’re hearing all about the results from the big Popup Challenge weekend with We Are Pop Up. The sneak peak is that all 5 new startups made a profit! Scroll through a few snaps of the weekend at the...

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #6: Pop Up Challenge

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #6: Pop Up Challenge This week in the Startup Tribe we’re putting all our learnings into action with a popup challenge set to take everything up a gear! This weekend, Escape the City are partnering with We Are Pop Up to bring 5 new...
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