So, networking in a post-covid world. How does this thing work? Do I shake hands when I meet someone? Do we elbow bump? (Please no one elbow bump me.) Is social distancing still the norm? It’s all very new to us, and there’s not exactly a how-to guide to review.
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These challenging times of COV19 need leaders to help steer startups and businesses through. With a change in working practices, to managing employees through a crisis to dealing with customers and suppliers and cash flow, the leaders have a to do list a mile long. It’s stressful for everyone and the people that stand up […]
In the world of startups there is literally nothing better than equity. With equity, even a tiny bit, you will literally could one day become a millionaire. Colin Mitchell is the CEO of Sixty 5 Technologies and has expertise in tech, business, sales and marketing. Colin’s new blog series showcases the startup tech journey focusing […]
Paying it forward – successful founders help and support the next generation of startups. This support comes in many forms; mentoring, advise, introductions and investment. It’s also not specific to the tech world, there has also been a tradition of one generation helping the next. We can see that it’s well established in NI […]
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This tweet thread possessed me this morning – not just because it was based in science fiction and in the conceit that fiction allows us to try things out before we actually have to do them, but in the current trend to find a way to “uber” everything. After Riker delivers a devastating presentation that […]
Last week saw the launch of the Creative Industries Seed Fund in Northern Ireland. Obviously a direct descendent of the Innovation Fund it’s not quite as open as the predecessor because it’s definitely aimed at Digital. If you recall, 40% of the Innovation Fund was dedicated to Digital previously – this will be close to […]
X : In a company, what really matters for culture is having the right purpose. Me: In a car, what really matters for efficiency is having the right direction. X : That doesn’t make sense, it’s orthogonal, almost independent of direction. Me : Car or company? — Simon Wardley (@swardley) January 7, 2020 We discuss […]
Last year Matt Johnston and myself picked up the Belfast Silicon Drinkabout batton from Dermott McElduff who had been running the events. Matt and I are both founders of Raise Ventures, but this is an extra-curricular project. Matt loves tech and I love going to the pub so we’re well placed to take this forward. […]
The European Commission announced that it has awarded over €278M to 75 startups and SMEs through its accelerator pilot. @EUScienceInnovwas founded in JN to help entrepreneurs, #SMB, innovators and scientists scale their organisations internationally. Read More Worth noting there were three in Ireland and none in the UK.
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