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

12 Nov 2018
9 minute read

Ultimate Guide to Business Startup Costs

Many new businesses struggle with startup costs. To help you be prepared as possible, check out our Ultimate Guide to startup costs and you will know what to expect.

9 Nov 2018
4 minute read

Enlightening Innovation | Startup Scene

We love seeing the startup industry grow, flourish and produce great news. To keep you in the loop of never-ending wonders, we gather the juiciest details about what's happening in the UK startup scene.

7 Nov 2018
7 minute read

10 behaviours that the greatest managers share

As a manager, you’re judged on your behaviour, not on your intentions. You need to be switched on to how your actions are perceived amongst your team and behind closed doors. Follow these examples of great management and leadership to make sure your team members grow with you.

5 Nov 2018
12 minute read

Ultimate Guide to Angel Investment

Everything you need to know about angel investment, its difference from venture capital investments and the best ways to approach the right people who will help you grow your business. Find out how to meet the right people, where to meet them and how to successfully pitch your idea.

5 Nov 2018
17 minute read

Ultimate guide to startup insurance

We take a comprehensive look at the risks your startup business faces, what's legally required, what to look for, how premiums are calculated, how to protect your business, and, if the worst happens, how to make a claim.

31 Oct 2018
5 minute read

A Manager's Guide to Successful Team Empowerment

Every person in charge gets swamped with tasks on a daily basis. The secret of avoiding a burn out is in effective delegation and giving some authority to your team members.

29 Oct 2018
21 minute read

Ultimate Guide to Startup Funding

Everything you need to know about funding for startups, sourcing investment, making a valuation your business and creating a perfect pitch to get your business noticed. Find out how to make (and not break) your business.

24 Oct 2018
5 minute read

Cyber supply chains: how to stay safe

To prevent your business from being a victim of third-party cyber attacks, there is a number of things you can do. Don't follow the wrong example - get your business covered.

22 Oct 2018
5 minute read

Leading vs Managing - understanding the difference

As your startup grows, it can be hard to multitask different roles. It is vital for founders to understand the difference between a “leader”and a “manager” and why it is important to separate these roles as you grow.

16 Oct 2018
3 minute read

Most successful business pivots in history

Most people don’t find success first time round, and this goes for businesses too. Start-ups often change tack in the early days, and even global monoliths pivot sometimes, whether in response to market forces, innovative technologies or new competition. Here are examples of business pivots that might surprise you!