StartupCC - 7 articles

April 22, 2024
Company Connecting Startup Series – Part 6 – Watch out for Zombies! 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 ... Read more
April 22, 2024
The Start Up Series by Company Connecting. Part Four. Mad, bad and dangerous In my last article I wrote about starting with one idea, and ending up moving in a very different direction. I was already working via my other company Vetta Business Services and had begun to pull together my prospective client list along ... Read more
April 22, 2024
The Start Up Series by Company Connecting. Part Three. The Idea? In my previous article I wrote about having an idea and considering how that idea can become a business.  I had identified my customer group as IT companies and anyone interested in IT. I was all set to find the IT companies and then ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Life is too Short to Work for Someone Else When I started Company Connecting, I never thought of it as a ‘Start up’. I had several ideas for a business and key for me was to be independent and live up to my new motto ‘Life is too short to work for someone else’. I ... Read more
April 22, 2024
The Company Connecting Startup experience Part Nine A few weeks ago I wrote about my experiences with Interface Online and the help I received in finding a University I could collaborate with to get Company Connecting off the ground. I had already started to develop the methodology for collecting and categorising the information on IT ... Read more
April 22, 2024
Company Connecting Startup Experience: Part Eight I recently read an article by Tom Popomaronis, ‘Science says you shouldn’t work more than this number of hours a week’ . This started me thinking about the hours I work and have worked in the past. The guts of the article is that working too long can affect ... Read more
April 22, 2024
The Startup experience with Company Connecting. Part Two In my previous article I wrote about my heritage and how the idea for Company Connecting began to germinate. This week I am going to continue on the theme of ideas and how you convert an idea into a business. The first business I set up in 2014 had ... Read more