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The latest startup and SME news and opinions from Digital Risks.
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.
Founder success stories: CharlieHR
Digital Risks caught up with Ben Gateley, Co-Founder and COO of CharlieHR, to talk about their software that helps businesses manage their teams.
How to keep a small team motivated
Small businesses need to stay lean and focused until you have investment to expand. With unemployment nearing an all-time low, combined with skills shortages in specialist roles, competition for good people is high. So keeping your existing team motivated and loyal is vital. So how do you keep everyone with you?
How to be a master of persuasion
Founding and building a business – or setting out as a freelancer - means starting from nothing. No brand. No customers. No infrastructure. No boss to back you up. But one skill is going to serve you above all others – learning how to get what you want.
How to be an innovative leader
When you’re working flat out to get a startup off the ground, developing your own leadership skills can often take a backseat. But as your team grows, understanding how to inspire and motivate your people, while fostering a collaborative and innovative culture, can increasingly make or break your success.
Bud. The new way to bank
Digital Risks met up with Bud, the fintech start-up building the banking experience of the future.
Ask yourself these questions before scaling your startup
Transition from startup to scale-up isn't easy. So, if you're wondering whether to go for growth, here are some of the big questions to ask yourself first.