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11 Essential Books & Resources On Product Thinking

9 Essential Books & Resources On Product Thinking

This article is written by Taylor Wescoatt, Expert in Residence at Seedcamp. Taylor’s background spans 20 years of Product and UX having held key positions at successful startups like Seatwave and CitySearch, and larger brands like eBay and Time Out. I started my Product career as a UX designer from ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena. We had […]

Feedback Overload: How To Filter It For Your Startup

 This guest post is written by Nikolaus Sühr (CEO & Founder) and Matthew Wardle (CTO & Co-founder) of Kasko, a digital insurance service provider bringing Insurance as a Service to the market. You’ll often hear about how brilliant Seedcamp Week is, and we can attest to that – it’s been a really helpful experience for […]

Achieving Focus with Red, Blue & Black Time

This guest post is written by Ivan Soto-Wright, Co-Founder & CEO of Oinky, a personal savings companion. This blog post was inspired by feedback Ivan provided to a fellow founder during a Seedcamp Academy session. As an early stage founder, you will likely find yourself wearing many different hats. These hats come in all shapes […]

20 Things You Should Know Before Becoming An Entrepreneur

This guest post is written by Ivan Ramirez, Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor and restless Product Guy. He is the Former VP of Groupon Goods for APAC and Director of Global Product at Groupon. I’m often asked, “What’s it like to be an entrepreneur?” Those who ask, ask the question in a way that makes it feel like […]

Start smart: Essential tips for the next A-Team

Building a strong team early in your company’s life-cycle is one of the key attributes that pre-disposes your company to success and to gathering investor interest. In this presentation, Seedcamp Partner Carlos Espinal covers some of the attributes that makes an A-Team compelling. Here are the slides that accompanied Carlos’ presentation…

When Does it Make Sense to Hire a PR Agency?

This guest post is written by Liam Fay-Fright, CEO and Founder of Semaphore London and formerly Director of Communications at iconic agency Mother and Head of Communications at D&AD. In 2012 Liam was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the world’s top 30 young marketeers. In this article Liam addresses a common question we hear at Seedcamp – […]

On Trust, Founder Fall-Outs, & 6 steps to get things back on track

This post first appeared on Venture Beat on Friday 22nd August. Relationships are built on trust, and they require work to keep alive and well. In his book The Trust Edge, David Horsager outlines the eight pillars he believes enable trust to occur within a relationship. The eight pillars are clarity, compassion, character, competency, commitment, connection, contribution, and consistency. […]

Having a Fundraising Mindset

Originally posted on Netocratic.com By Carlos Eduardo Espinal Fundraising is not easy. It is one of the most frustrating and time draining activities you as a founder will have to do as part of your company’s growth strategy. Unless you are really lucky and investors come to you, it will likely involve taking many meetings with […]

Investment – Are You in Danger of Raising a Toxic Investment Round?

by Carlos Eduardo Espinal @cee Fundraising for an early stage technology startup is always a challenge. You have to navigate many meetings with potential investors and hopefully reach agreements that make everyone happy so you can continue to work in good faith after the negotiations are over. However, in some cases, after the dust has settled in […]

Watch Carlos Espinal in an episode of Silicon Real

Watch Carlos Espinal in an episode of Silicon Real. Carlos shares some insights about being part of Seedcamp, and talks about acceleration of startups.