Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

A good meal with 9others last night at Ziferblat in Manchester. Thanks Stuart & Josh.

A meal with 9others was hosted at The King’s Head in London last week – some great challenges shared and beginning to be solved. Next up, meals in Ramallah, Manchester and London and the Q1 Party in London.

My second day in London and I landed at this amazing dinner with 9others on January 25th. Having the chance to work with 9others and meeting entrepreneurs willing to make a social impact is an experience that has already started to empower me as an entrepreneur. 9others’ aim is to help entrepreneurs worldwide through building a network based on genuinely helping others based on the philosophy that “your success requires the aid of others”. The dinner and the following days,…

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9others is 5. This is my first proper blog contribution to 9others. It has taken me 5 years so don’t expect a Seth style one-a-day, the following hit me when I was walking to Waterloo to get my train home recently. This feeling happens a lot but today, on our 5th birthday, I had to share it. Today is also Seena Rejal’s birthday. Seena is the Founder of 3D Industries and came to the very first meal 9others – the one where Matthew…

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The 6th good meal with 9others in Manchester last night – thanks Stuart & Josh for hosting.

Q4 Party 2016

9others, London, UK
14th November 2016

Above is a quick snapshot video of a 9others Party earlier in the year. Thanks to James from Play by Play for putting this together. The quarterly parties are when Katie and Matthew invite everyone who has ever been to a meal with 9others plus some extra folks – all in amongst drinks and canapes. The Q4 Party for 2016 is on Thursday 24th November – details and sign up here.

As you know, Katie and I meet many startups on a regular basis and hear very interesting insights and stories about how they were founded, the challenges they face and how they manage to solve some of these challenges. So, we have decided to note down the best founder stories we’ve heard here. Story #2 – FanBytes Even the largest video influencer network in the UK had to get their first customer, but before bagging GoPro, Disney and Adidas how…

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As you know, Katie and I meet many startups on a regular basis and hear very interesting insights and stories about how they were founded, the challenges they face and how they manage to solve some of these challenges. So, we have decided to note down the best founder stories we’ve heard here. Story #1 – yReceipts Getting more clients is not always easy. In a B2B business, it can be even harder – lots of people knock on one person’s door.…

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Rachel Bell @ShineComms “I was struggling to work out why the polls had called the vote so close and I’m delighted they got it wrong! A conservative government for the next five years will give the world continued confidence that ‘GB inc’ is worth backing. I’m also pleased the SNP has such a clean sweep as I’m hopeful it will give Scotland what they need to feel represented without seeking independence.” Ollie Purdue @LootBank “For a start-up one of the…

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