Posts by Anna King

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

18 September 28
4 minute read

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.

18 September 24
4 minute read

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?

18 September 19
19 minute read

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.

18 September 17
6 minute read

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.

18 September 06
5 minute read

Getting your head around early stage funding

Incubators, Accelerators, Angels, Venture Capital - What are they, when should you turn to them and when ?

18 August 31
3 minute read

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 !

18 August 23
5 minute read

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?