Pre-sale Tickets Start Now - Europe Conference (June 13th | London). RSVP Today!

VC Corner: Anna Patterson, Gradient Ventures


​12 Of The Most Startup Friendly Countries

There are a lot of factors that determine what makes a good startup-friendly country.Have you considered moving countries and want to know if it’s a nurturing place for a startup company? Are you planning on initiating a startup, and just need to know where best to go about it? Or perhaps you’re just curious. There are a lot of factors that determine what makes a good startup-friendly country, and not all sources agree, but by the end of this article, you’ll know at least 12 nations that are pro-new business.

Top 5 Things E-commerce Entrepreneurs Find Most Challenging

At some point or other, all entrepreneurs face a fair share of challenges in their business. And when the initiative is e-commerce, things become even more tricky. The world of e-commerce has its unique set of challenges.

How Being Socially and Environmentally Friendly As a Business Can Be Leveraged

The number of companies that have started to value their impact over profits is growing. This is a huge change from past generations when profits were all that mattered even if it came at the expense of the environment.

10 Landing Page Growth Hacks Converting Website Visitors to Leads

Most of my readers are business owners who are heavily reliant on their biz websites to generate sales and leads.

In Startups, Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Writer, teacher and business visionary Peter Drucker once pointed out that, “Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.”

The 10 Commandments of Retail

Retail is a multi-trillion dollar industry in the United States. In 2017, total sales hit a new high of $5.7 trillion dollars, according to the U.S. Census. This was better than the pre-recession high of $4.4 trillion dollars in 2007 and also represents a 42 percent increase from the low of $4.06 trillion dollars in 2009.

Don't Build the Next Unicorn – Aim for This Instead.

Uber is valued at $72 billion.

5 Reasons Startups Should Count on Hiring Academia

“Startuppers of the world, unite! And hire researchers!"Most of people look at academia and startups as two completely different worlds; one concerning with universities labs, conferences and papers, while the other thriving with exits, marketing and pitches.

​8 Ways To Use Gamification To Improve User Engagement

Do you have a following of users, but they just aren’t engaging with you? Are they losing interest, and you don’t know how to keep them loyal? To keep people hooked on your website or platform, you might want to consider gamification, which BunchBall defines as, “the process of taking something that already exists—a website, an enterprise application, an online community—and integrating game mechanics into it to motivate participation, engagement, and loyalty. Here are ways to use it:

Maximize Growth Potential by Building a Board of Advisors From the Start

Almost every bootstrapped (early-stage) startup is missing one crucial component: a board of directors. The good news? This is completely normal. But don’t be fooled into believing your company is too young or too small to start building a board.
load more