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Part 4: Heading for Entrepreneur Country? Successful entrepreneurs share their learnings at the latest Forum

Alas, our final instalment from our trip to the Entrepreneur Country Forum this week.  We have been sharing a few snippets and learnings from some of the new speakers that stood out for us, read where it started  here. Will King from King of Shaves I have met Will on numerous occasions, and anyone who has met him will know how much of a character he is. This character is critical to how Will uses social media....

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Part 3: Heading for Entrepreneur Country? Successful entrepreneurs share their learnings at the latest Forum

This is our third instalment from our trip to the Entrepreneur Country Forum this week. We are sharing a few snippets and learnings from some of the new speakers that stood out for us, read part 1and 2  here. Martyn Dawes founder of Coffee Nation The topic of Martyn’s keynote was on how to create a scale business. One of the most inspiring elements of this was his thinking around the importance of a disruptive business model:...

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Part 2: Heading for Entrepreneur Country? Successful entrepreneurs share their learnings at the latest Forum

This is our second installment from our trip to the Entrepreneur Country Forum this week. We are sharing a few snippets and learnings from some of the new speakers that stood out for us, read part 1 here. Tim Levene from Augmentum Capital (a VC with a difference) Interestingly, Tim has changed hats – he was an entrepreneur seeking funding 4 times over the last 15 years for his businesses, and now he is on the other...

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Heading for Entrepreneur Country? Successful entrepreneurs share their learning at the latest Forum

We had the pleasure of attending the Entrepreneur Country Forum at the Royal Institute of Great Britain this week, resulting in an day of talks, discussions and panels with some of the most successful start-ups in the UK, hearing inspiring words from the likes of James Caan, Julie Meyer and Will King.  Over the next 4 days we will add a few snippets and learnings from a few of the new speakers that stood out...

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Helping entrepreneurial collaboration – next event October 18th

Back when it all began – June 14th : As I have immersed myself in the world of entrepreneurs and start-ups, I have been overwhelmed by the amount of wisdom and skills in abundance, but also frustrated to hear some individuals’ stories of difficulty finding help and advice to get started. In many cases, this has made my helping people very easy- as I have been able to connect two people with the skills needed – and...

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The revolution for start-ups begins… The Nurture Network features in Management Today

We don’t talk about ourselves much here – but today we received some rather nice coverage from Management Today thanks to Emma Haslett - so we hope you don’t mind. At the Nurture Network it is our mission to make highly trained marketing and strategy experts available to the brilliant start-up and challenger brands of the future. We work as one of the team, being the ‘marketing manager’ in a team for the hours or days a...

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Always think consumer first – but don’t just take my word for it…

Those who have worked with me at The Nurture Network are probably fed up of hearing me talk about always starting with the consumer (or customer) first, but the principle is vital whether you are starting with a business idea, or if you are looking to grow your brand with marketing. Quite simply, ideas and marketing only work if you know who you are trying to talk to, and want to attract. At the end...

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A bit of inspiration from the visionary Tom at Moma!

If you regularly pass through a London train station in a morning, you’d be hard pushed not to know who Moma! is as they champion their crusade to deliver great tasting natural healthy breakfast to the UK masses. Being a total breakfast fanatic I have to say I’ve had my fair few, but this week I had the pleasure of meeting Tom the founder who shared his story and his vision. Now 5 years old, Moma!...

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The power of collaboration – let’s start a movement…

As I have immersed myself in the world of entrepreneurs and start-ups, I have been overwhelmed by the amount of wisdom and skills in abundance, but also frustrated to hear some individuals’ stories of difficulty finding help and advice to get started. In many cases, this has made my helping people very easy- as I have been able to connect two people with the skills needed – and everybody is happy. But I cannot help but...

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