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Burn Your Business Plan!

A business plan is a document describing a business, any products or services, how it intends to earns money, who is on the leadership team and staffing plans, financing, operations model, and what happens when it all doesn’t work as planned. The main point of a business plan is to attract funding. If you know […]

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What is a startup anyway?

“In comparison to traditional business ventures, startups are expected to grow rapidly, at a rate of between 5% and 7% per week in their initial stage” – Paul Graham, co-founder of Y Combinator The main difference between a startup and a small business (in the early days) is their attitude to growth. To run a […]

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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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