Posts by Anna King

The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.

07 February 19
4 minute read

Why do so many startups fail?

We only tend to hear about entrepreneurial success stories but in fact, an astonishing 90% of startups fail within their first couple of years. So how can you avoid that fate?

04 February 19
4 minute read

The best mental health tools for overworked founders

The fast-paced, high-stakes nature of entrepreneurship means that as a founder, you’re a lot more vulnerable than you might think to mental illness. So here're a range of apps, websites, and other resources designed to help you keep you on an even keel, and working at your best.

01 February 19
9 minute read

How do I become self-employed guide

The self-employed lifestyle is very tempting. Time-flexibility, the freedom to work where you want, the ability to be your own boss. Perhaps that’s why self-employment is blossoming like never before in the UK. So here's everything you need to know about setting up as self-employed in the UK.

01 February 19
9 minute read

Guide to working as a contractor in the UK

Working as a contractor holds a lot of attractions, whether it's work-life balance, financial, or growing your network. So we've examined all the questions you might have!

11 January 19
8 minute read

Ultimate Guide to Valuing Your Business

Coming up with a valuation that does your business justice but also has some basis, in reality, can be a complex and confusing process. Our Ultimate Guide will take you through everything you need to know.

21 December 18
6 minute read

The Ultimate Business Plan Template

If you're writing your business plan, give yourself plenty of time. We made a comprehensive template of manageable chunks for you to work from.

17 December 18
7 minute read

Ultimate Guide to Startup Accelerators

Accelerators have become an integral part of the startup ecosystem, offering finance, mentoring and other support, with the aim of discovering the next big thing.