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EVENT: RAISE the Question – Legals for Startups

EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO BEREAVEMENT Our panel of Legal experts will be answering questions from startups, entrepreneurs and new founders on what Legal considerations they should be making to ensure security in their business. Startups can be especially vulnerable to legal matters such as protecting their Intellectual Property or getting the right Terms & Conditions. […]

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Kingdom of Code: The Old Gods and the New

(Originally posted at: https://medium.com/@dhkirk/kingdom-of-code-the-gods-of-the-old-and-the-new-part-1-of-2-f902bf32910d and used with permission.) This is inevitably going to get tagged as TL:DR. If you are thus inclined, skip to the last section now. For originality, it’s called LAST SECTION I wrote my first program over fifty years ago — for the historians out there, a few lines of Fortran that ran on […]

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Investment Theatre

Some things just capture the imagination. Two TV shows aimed at the voyeur or the “wantrepreneur” have been astoundingly popular. The Apprentice. And Dragons Den (or Shark Tank). Every week we see “theatre” not reality. The machinations and manoeuvring of the wealthy antagonists is aimed at producing “Damn Fine Television” rather than damn fine investments […]

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A Startup’s Social needs to get Personal

The most recent FaceBook outage is almost over but it left many of the millions of FaceBook users high and dry from their news feed, their Instagram posts and even their WhatsApp messages, not to mention the thousands of web sites which use FaceBook authentication services. It’s affected a reported 2.3 billion users. A Facebook […]

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