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The Start-Up Series

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The importance of embracing experiments as a founder

In Matthew Cushen's latest blog, he explores why it's important for founders to experiment their proposition with their target markets

Business management

Marketing

Spending your seed capital on marketing? You need a plan

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, advises on the best way to approach your start-up marketing plan.

Business management

Former Start-Up Series winner discusses his next growth stage – Matthew Oldham, Unizest

By securing equity investment from The Start-Up Series competition, Matthew Oldham has created an app-based current account designed for people coming to the UK to work or study

Business Ideas & Planning

What’s your favourite innovation – a VC’s advice to founders

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, discusses his favourite innovation and his advice to small business founders

Startup Funding and Grants

Former Start-Up Series winner discusses his next funding round – Ed Bird, Bird Eyewear

By securing equity investment from The Start-Up Series competition, Ed Bird created a sustainable fashion eyewear business with a social conscience. Now, he's focused on the business' next funding round.

News

The Start-Up Series competition is back — a chance to secure up to £250,000 in equity funding

The Start-Up Series competition is back after a month's holiday, giving your business a chance to secure up to £250,000 in equity funding

Business management

New small business strategic challenge or the same one in disguise?

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, discusses how despite technology's impact on all businesses, the heart of the business challenge remains the same.

Success stories

Winning the Start-Up Series – Mathew Norbury, FC Labs

Wearable brain imaging technology tells you when your alertness is dropping and it’s time to take a break. Think of it as PPE for mental performance

Business management

New small business strategic challenge or the same one in disguise?

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, discusses how despite technology's impact on all businesses, the heart of the business challenge remains the same.

Success stories

Winning the Start-Up Series – Mathew Norbury, FC Labs

Wearable brain imaging technology tells you when your alertness is dropping and it’s time to take a break. Think of it as PPE for mental performance

The Start-Up Series

Winning the Start-Up Series – Carrie Davies, ONE Essentials

ONE Essentials is a new kind of fashion brand, where you recycle your purchase by sending it back to the manufacturer. Carrie Davies shares her vision for ethical retail

Success stories

Winning the Start-Up Series – Henry Acevedo, Fox Robotics

Nearly a quarter of the time spent fruit picking is trundling produce back and forth to collection points. Fox Robotics uses robots to help workers spend their time more productively

The Start-Up Series

Winning The Start-Up Series – Adrian Lawson, The Preference Hub

In a world increasingly reliant on handheld devices for deliveries and stocktaking, The Preference Hub helps enterprise-level businesses keep tabs on them

The Start-Up Series

What winning The Start-Up Series meant for me – Matt Oldham, Unizest

Unizest solves a problem for the millions of foreign workers and students who come to Britain each year, all needing a UK bank account

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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