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Get your pitch and video ready for upStart 2020

Get your pitch and video ready for upStart 2020! upStart is a great way for early stage startups to reach a global audience online by uploading a video pitch and pitch deck through Pitchtape Startups simply have to register at https://digitaldna.pitchtape.com/ Create a video pitch and upload a deck and submit Here is a simple…

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Request For Startups: Tomorrow’s Transport.

As reported in the BBC: Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM’s green plan While the efforts from the PM might be lacklustre (the budget amount for this transformation is 1/25th of the massively overspent (and mostly pointless) HS2 rail project, the opportunity remains for smart startups to address…

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7 top tips from Northern Irish Tech Professionals

7 top tips to maintain positive mental health from Northern Irish tech professionals.

What is one thing you would suggest to maintain positive mental health? For me mental health is about making sure I keep connected to others. With the move to more online meetups I’ve been part of running and attending events which has helped. Then it’s about following up for a quick one to one 20…

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Fintech should see the Covid Crisis as a Dangerous time with Opportunity.

In 2011 I wrote a blog for Sapphire Capital Partners (https://info.sapphirecapitalpartners.co.uk/blog/bid/200229/crowdfunding-sees-the-banking-crisis-as-an-opportunity-with-danger) discussing the continuing fallout of the 2008 banking crisis and the opportunities for the then revolutionary idea of Equity Crowd funding and P2P lending. The title of the Blog was “Crowdfunding sees the banking crisis as an Opportunity with Danger”.  In hindsight, it should…

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