What value do you place on your support networks?

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Introduction I gave a short presentation at GreatPreneurs’ conference (#GPConf2014) in Manchester this weekend on the subject of “What does your support network do for you?” I wasn’t talking about friends or family, but rather the startup events and meetings that occur in your city. Value I’m pretty convinced you could eat for a month without having to buy any food by attending an event in the morning, a different one in the afternoon and one or two in the evening. Every […]

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The first three months of a startup at Besteno

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Time has been passing quickly at Besteno, so I thought I’d take stock and describe what can happen in the first three months of a startup, specifically my startup, Besteno. What have I done, where am I headed? Background October 26th 2013 was the first day of LeanConf 2013 (the link now relates to the 2014 conference) and I was due to present the following day about my experiences of using Lean Startup concepts in existing organisations, specifically social care in the public sector. […]

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Launching Besteno

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It’s been a quiet time on this site over the last few months since I’ve been working on a new startup that I’ve had in mind for a while now. Besteno aims to help you find the best of everything, whether best electric guitar from UK, best French restaurant in Manchester, best florists in San Francisco, best laptop or best road bike, Besteno will be there. It’s early days now, it’s been a fun and very challenging time. I’m grateful for all […]