There is a moment when a founder realises there are too many plates spinning to manage properly. The next second before a plate falls, they realise they need to hire someone to help manage the plates.
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My Mail Box Services Provide a range of Virtual MailBox Services, Smart Parcel Lockers and Mail Handling Solutions CEO, Deborah Lynch – View on LinkedIN Emp Path A survey platform to calibrate the cost of employee disengagement to the business, and provide pathways for re-engagement, reducing resignations, rehiring and on boarding costs. CEO, Albert Hamilton […]
Jenny Ervine from Raise had a great talk with Chris Gregg of Lightyear about the company’s journey so far and plans for the future. Learn more about Lightyear | https://www.lightyear.cloud/ What is Lightyear? A B2B procurement and accounts payable automation solution built in the cloud. Where did the Lightyear idea come from? Chris identified a […]
This week Diverse Talent celebrates its new base in Raise Ventures Offices, Cathedral Quarter. The team at Diverse Talent work with multiple industries to help recruit and support businesses that actively advocate for diversity, inclusion and equality. With a wealth of recruitment experience Jemma Simpson launched Diverse Talent in November 2020 and worked remotely during […]
The focus of the investor talk was on understanding what angel investors look for in startups and how startups go looking for investment. With Stephen Houston, experienced angel investor, Cindy van Niekerk, CEO of Umazi and Jenny Ervine from Raise Ventures all hosted by Michael McDowell from Raise Ventures. Stephen highlighted that as an experienced […]
What a great night of conversation at Tech for Non Tech! With Chris Armstrong, Emma Mulholland, Naily Makangu and James Donaghy. Talking Product Manager vs Product Owner Chris Armstong from Niice kicked things off. Niice allows fast collaborative sharing of brand vision for big name brands. Chris is the founder and all things CEO […]
Angel Investing 101: Entrepreneurs and aspiring angels will love this free online course. You’ll learn about angel investing, deal flow and we will bring a community of future investors together to network via our live online course. You’ll learn how to successfully make your first angel investment. The brand new Angel Investing 101 series will […]
We all know starting an early stage tech business is hard. Quite often the founder moves from industry into the CEO role and has to take on the full responsibility for a business. This means looking after everything not just their area of expertise. This covers operations, finance, sales, admin and much more spinning of […]
Technology and Communities can only improve Angel Investing Odds Look back to 2010 when angels stepped into the local Halo Angel pitching event. The events were the place to go to find early stage startups. After pitching and dinner the best startups would have a queue of investors waiting to talk to them. Fast forward […]
Interested in Angel Investing? Do you often wonder how to get started as an angel investor? Do you want to support local tech startups? Angel Investing is a high risk investment sector that can have potential high rewards and returns. Assessing Your Options As you save up money you may often look at various options […]
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