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Understanding Intellectual Property: Rights

IP Assignment

Seedcamp has teamed up with JAG Shaw Baker (a technology focused law firm based in London) to produce a series of short articles highlighting some of the key intellectual property (IP) issues that affect startups. By underlining some of the common issues and providing practical advice, this Understanding Intellectual Property series will touch upon the protection of […]

The 3 P’s That You Need to Build a Kick-ass Brand!

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This guest post is written by Joaquin Figaredo, Co-founder & CEO of HOKO, a deep-linking platform for mobile apps that allows apps to connect smoothly. HOKO joined Seedcamp in early 2015 and have been attending our Academy learning sessions. In this article, Joaquin shares his learnings from a recent Branding workshop. I recently had the privilege of attending a Seedcamp Academy session hosted by […]

How To Grow Your Business By 45% in One Hour

Christer Holloman

This guest post is written by Christer Holloman, CEO and Co-founder of Divido, which lets retailers allow their customers to pay for anything in interest-free instalments, increasing basket sizes and conversation rates by an average of 20%. Divido joined Seedcamp in late 2014 and have been attending our Academy learning sessions. In this article, Christer shares his learnings from […]

3 Things to Talk About Before Talking About Design

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This guest article is written by James Moed, Seedcamp’s Expert in Residence and was previously Director for Financial Service Design at IDEO. For the past 11 years, he’s advised both innovation leaders and design teams, helping them to combine fresh insights around customer behaviour with inspiration from other sectors, new business models, and emerging technologies. In this article […]

Understanding Intellectual Property: Ownership

IP Assignment

Seedcamp has teamed up with JAG Shaw Baker (a technology focused law firm based in London) to produce a series of short articles highlighting some of the key intellectual property (IP) issues that affect startups. By underlining some of the common issues and providing practical advice, this Understanding Intellectual Property series will touch upon the protection of […]

Deciphering Crowdfunding For Startups

Crowdfunding

This article is written by Carlos Espinal, Partner at Seedcamp and was originally published at TheDrawingBoard. One of the options that founders are reminded of more and more above and beyond VC and Angel funding, is Crowdfunding via online platforms such as Kickstarter, AngelList, and Seedrs (to name a few). However, these platforms are not all the same and in […]

How to Develop a Lean Sales Strategy For Your Startup

Richard Firewerks

This guest article is written by Richard Hughes-Jones, ‘The Boss’ at Firewerks and a Seedcamp mentor. He works with C-teams of startups and early-stage businesses to help them scale up. This article addresses a topic covered during a recent workshop with Shoprocket, a Seedcamp company. One of the biggest challenges that startups face is choice, or too much […]

Start smart: Essential tips for the next A-Team

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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?

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This guest post is written by Liam Fay-Fright, CEO and Founder of The Well Communications 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 […]

Advisor Agreement updated October 2014

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With the help of JAG Shaw Baker we’ve updated the Advisor Agreement template available at Seedsummit.org (where you can find a collection of free startup-friendly legal documents). This template has been been tailored to meet the specific needs of early stage, high growth companies and reflects the current market standard. It includes the following provisions; Appointment terms Time commitment Role and duties […]