Posts by Anna King
The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.
How to survive the startup 'trough of sorrow'
Whether sparked by a business set-back, pure exhaustion or being completely overwhelmed, ‘troughs of sorrow’ are all part of the startup journey, and you need to know how to survive them. So here are our hard-won tips.
Going global: what to think about when expanding abroad
With UK customers happy to shop beyond our shores, it follows that UK businesses must also look further afield to expand their reach and growth potential. And in the digital age it’s easier than ever, with much lower barriers and overheads involved. So, where do you start?
How to recruit the right people for your startup, quickly
As a startup founder, it’s critical that you design a recruitment process that gets you in front of the right people and makes you stand out from the crowd. To help you out, we’ve compiled this all-encompassing guide with the help of Agile HR expert and founder of Unleashed, Anouk Agussol.
Unleashed! Helping startups unleash people power
Unleashed is bringing its own brand of ‘Agile HR’ to early-stage start-ups, helping them build the structures and knowledge they need to scale. Here, Unleashed founder Anouk Agussol fills us in on all the details, kicking off a series of blogs looking at the biggest people challenges that all start-ups face.
Getting your head around early stage funding
Incubators, Accelerators, Angels, Venture Capital - What are they, when should you turn to them and when ?
Our favourite celebrity startup investors
Working all hours to get your startup off the ground might not be the most glamorous lifestyle but if you’re lucky, your hard work might catch the eye of a real-life superstar. Here’s just a handful of our favourite celebrity angels !
Revolution or damp squib? Open Banking, the story so far!
Back in January, we were promised a revolution in banking, with the introduction of Open Banking legislation. The new rules were designed to bust open the big banks’ monopoly over customer data, encouraging innovative new financial services and increasing consumer choice. So, how are things are going?