Blog

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

1 Mar 2019
4 minute read

How to find a business partner for your startup

Having a business partner isn’t essential, but most entrepreneurs tend to prefer having a co-founder alongside them, for the complementary skills and moral support.

22 Feb 2019
12 minute read

Founder success stories: Dispace

Digital Risks had a chat with Ross Cox, who shares his thoughts on embarking upon your own startup journey and the pitfalls you should avoid.

22 Feb 2019
6 minute read

20 of the best startup ideas for 2019

If you’re a budding entrepreneur, here are 20 of the most promising markets to look into in 2019.

21 Feb 2019
5 minute read

Cyber security and risk management

It’s your duty to customers, suppliers, the public, and your own business, to keep their data safe and secure. Here are the basics of cyber security and risk management.

15 Feb 2019
6 minute read

Ten emerging technologies of 2019

We’ve compiled an easy to digest list of ten of the most exciting technologies to keep your eye on in 2019.

13 Feb 2019
1 minute read

Digital Risks achieves Lloyd’s coverholder status

Digital Risks, the digital-first insurance provider for fast-growth technology and media businesses, has achieved Lloyd’s coverholder status, following an application sponsored by Beazley, an investor and partner in the business. The new status enables Digital Risks to cover more specialist risks and insure UK businesses that trade internationally.

12 Feb 2019
4 minute read

Startups to watch: Machine Learning

In the past three years, investment in the capital’s AI industry has been growing rapidly. In fact, the UK still remains the biggest AI hub in Europe. These startups are promising to surprise us all.

11 Feb 2019
1  minute read

Women in startups

Of all the startups launched in the UK between 2000-2018, 19.4% were founded by women. We’ve unpacked key stats that tell the story of women-led startups across the UK.

11 Feb 2019
4 minute read

Improving cyber security in your business

Cyber-attacks have risen by more than 50% in the last three years, as cyber criminals become increasingly sophisticated, and businesses fail to keep pace.

7 Feb 2019
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?