First Sales Hire: Here's what to look for

First Sales Hire: Here's what to look for

The moment has arrived when you feel your product has market fit and the founders have stretched their network to breaking point to get those first few deals over the line. So now… it's time to get someone focused on driving up revenue numbers.

So where do you start? What makes the ideal first sales person into your business?

Essential Tips for Defining and Communicating your USP

Everyone knows how important a clear USP is. It’s fundamental to the success of your startup. But how do you actually define what differentiates you from the rest of the market? It’s not always as simple as it sounds. Here are four essential tips from Innovate UK to help define, communicate and utilise your unique selling point.

10 questions to ask when considering a coworking space

10 questions to ask when considering a coworking space

Starting a new business presents an avalanche of challenges - trust us, we know. And one of them is finding a workspace that can adapt to the ever changing needs of a growing company. There is a solution for that: coworking! We gathered the top 10 key questions you should keep in mind when choosing a new coworking space.  

Top Tips for Business Networking as a Startup

Top Tips for Business Networking as a Startup

Networking is an essential process that every startup has to go through. Whether you’re looking to connect with industry influencers or simply speak to business minds with similar aspirations to yourself, networking can go a long way to getting you to where you need to be. Here's a few tips to get the most out of networking:

Dum Dum Doughnuts to launch UK exclusive 'Crone' in Future of Retail Store

Dum Dum Doughnuts to launch UK exclusive 'Crone' in Future of Retail Store

Dum Dum Doughnuts are launching their brand new innovative product, exclusively in our Future of Retail Store in Camden Market .

The first Crone to come to the UK will be served from 11:30am on Thursday 30th June 2016. The first 50 in line at that time will get a free Crone! Exact location within Camden Market's North Yard: http://w3w.co/tools.winks.logo 

The Future of Retail Store

The Future of Retail Store

With our latest Future of Retail Growth Programme under way, it's time to announce details of our upcoming Future of Retail Store! There will be everything from the launch of the most insane donut to ever come to the UK, body scanners that can help you find the perfect fitting clothes and the largest VR experience in the UK.

4 Top Tips for Any Start-Up

Anyone who has started their own business will know just how difficult it can be. Roughly half of all start-ups fail within their first five years. This sounds like a scary figure but think about the half that actually succeed and build a business model that will actually last. When it comes to the beginning of your life as a business owner, things can be daunting. There’s so much to consider, so much responsibility, so much that can possibly go wrong. Don’t stress, we've got four simple tips that can prevent your start-up from going under before it’s got off the ground.