Startup - 41 articles

May 18, 2022
My startup articles are not published according to a direct time line. I will cover the full journey, but having recently completed the Pathfinder Accelerator run by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) it seemed timely to write about my experience. There is a strong connection between my experience on Pathfinder and last week’s article by ... Read more
May 18, 2022
ONE CodeBase is located in the centre of Aberdeen. As well as a range of support services, One CodeBase provides access to co-working space, hot desking, meeting rooms etc. There are regular get togethers on the first Wednesday of every month from 08:00 to 10:00 – coffee, buns and conversation.
May 18, 2022
Experienced software developer and entrepreneur Michael Carr tells us about GoRoadie and a bit about himself. What was the idea for GoRoadie?Back in 2016, a friend of ours was a driving instructor and he was looking for more business. Since we were keen to build web apps in our own time, we agreed to help him ... Read more
May 18, 2022
There is no better time to launch a tech startup than now. Technology is developing at an incredible rate, there are many problems yet to be solved with technology and there has never been as much access to mentorship, funding and information about how to start a business as there is today. If you came ... Read more
May 18, 2022
In the early days of starting a company, you won’t have the same resources established business’s can rely on to ensure everything is running smoothly and the business is growing steadily. However, there are plenty of ways in which you can optimise your growth on a budget and this is what we are going to ... Read more
May 18, 2022
No matter what size your company is, or which industry it operates in, effective communication is key to the survival of any business. Thankfully for us, there are a plethora of digital tools which facilitate communication within your organisation. Here is a list of some online tools that will help you improve communication in your ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Scotland has a rich history when it comes to entrepreneurship, with hundreds of successful start-ups starting their journey in the highlands. Shaped by entrepreneurs such as Andrew Carnegie who revolutionised the American steel industry, Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone, Brian Souter who founded the StageCoach group,  Lingerie tycoon Michelle Mone or Peter Cashmore ... Read more
May 18, 2022
In the world of tech startups, we often hear founders saying “I want to make the world a better place”, in fact, we hear it so much that it can be difficult not to hear it with a sense of cynicism. TV series “Silicon Valley” illustrates this trend quite well. That is not to say ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Social media is a great way for start-ups to communicate and engage with their customers. As a start-up, you have to make sure your social media game is on point, and most importantly in line with your audience. As the world of social media keeps expanding and gaining cultural relevance there are more and more ... Read more
May 18, 2022
All successful startups have one thing in common: they all started with a great idea. An idea that made people’s lives easier, solved people’s problems and/or brought them joy.  Everyone thinks their ideas are great and this is largely due to confirmation bias – “our tendency to search for, interpret, favour, and recall information in ... Read more