A look at early stage cleantech startups. Does cleantech require venture capital? What cleantech sub-sectors get funding? Where are cleantech companies being founded and funded?
18 countries have declared a climate emergency covering over 212 million people worldwide. Governments around the world are taking action. Is the private sector responding? How can startups really change the world?
There are things we can do as individuals, consumers and policy makers, so why shouldn't we expect startups to contribute as well? A guide to how startups can help fight climate change.
If you have been to Japan, you will remember the high level of service everywhere you go. What is the Japanese customer experience and how can it be applied to create a differentiator for your own customers?
How do you know whether that innovative idea is actually one worth spending time on? Here are some tools and models I have been reading about to help evaluate startup ideas.
The definition of what makes a "good team" should include some degree of willingness to read, research and suggest ideas for how things could be better.
Team change is always disruptive but can help set a positive tone for the future company culture. Thinking it through is important. Getting this wrong will cause uncertainly, rumour and confusion to grow within the organisation.
Does working remotely work? What examples are there of remote, distributed companies? What should core remote company principles be and what are the challenges of remote work?
Writing about experiences and sharing stories is valuable, not just for the individual to get experience writing but for everyone to benefit.
As communication is the hardest problem facing any organisation, writing well should be one of the core values for every company.