Startup Resources

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Startups Are Everywhere We hear a lot about startups in the news, blogs, movies, and even commercials. The notion of creating a product with nothing but sheer willpower, ramen, some college buddies, and an empty garage sounds romantic. Dreams of hockey stick growth, press in TechCrunch, and Mark Cuban becoming an investor feels inevitable. In my opinion those hopes and dreams are fuel in the nascent stages of your company, but not usually what happens. It’s Hard It’s hard work finding product-market fit. That process takes time, money, and resources (commodities most startups are lacking). However, many companies such as SendGrid provide those resources that startups have usually paid for. I’ve compiled a list below of a some of the

Launch48 Weekend Proves Birmingham (UK) is Ready to Blast Off


After stops in Sheffield and Newcastle in an attempt to get better insight into what is happening in tech and startups outside of London, my tour of the UK continued this weekend with a stop off in Birmingham to sponsor and mentor the Launch48 Weekend being held at Aston University. What is Launch48? Launch48 run three events regularly around the world, from evening showcases of early stage startups, to intensive pre-accelerator prep programmes. This event, Launch48 Weekend, is for the budding entrepreneurs; those with a seedling of an idea that would like to not only find out if other people think it’s viable, but to learn some of the skills involved in breaking it down and working it into something