tech startup accelerators

Top 14 Tech Startup Accelerators 2015

Linkilaw Business News, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Startups have always been notorious for skating on thin ice. Until now. The rapidly-responsive, high tech world we live in has become a vortex (of sorts), with lenders – from banks to angel investors – being drawn into the centre. Of course, the business accelerator was the logical outcome. Accelerate /əkˈseləˌrāt/ verb; to cause to happen sooner than expected The …

business success

How To Take Your Business From Strive To Thrive

Linkilaw Marketing & Social Media, Motivation & Success, Record Keeping & Taxes, Startup Advice & Tips

In today’s world business success is certainly possible, but it’s not something that you can accomplish in a few hours per day. It takes hard work and perseverance, patience and good decision making – and that’s just for starters. Many people think that running a business is as easy as hanging an “Open” sign on the door. Thinking that way …

business plan

Why Your Business Needs A Business Plan

Linkilaw Motivation & Success, Record Keeping & Taxes, Startup Advice & Tips

Maybe you’re thinking you don’t need a business plan because a) you already know what you want to be doing by this time next year, and b) a loan or investor isn’t something you think your business will require in the near future. In a perfect world, you could be right. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] But then again, it’s seldom that things go …

business technology

Around the Web – Business Technology: 5 Small Business Startup Ideas

Linkilaw Business News, Internet Security, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the latest buzz in startup ingenuity and business technology. The past several days, we’ve seen students of varied ages leaving their mark on our society – from a graduate student’s intuitive ‘smart’ glove that lets us communicate with those unable to speak, to a young clockmaker’s inventiveness-gone-awry causing a global uproar in his defence. …

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Is There A Unicorn In Your Future?

Linkilaw Business News, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

[tweet_dis]Much like the mythical single-horned creatures romping through fairytale forests, the rare billionaire tech startups sharing the designation of ‘unicorn’ are becoming legendary in their own right. [/tweet_dis] Of those unicorns created in the UK, the largest percentage (35%) evolved from London’s exciting new tech centres – though another 4 (two gaming, 1 white appliance sales, 1 travel booking sites) …

hobby business

When Your Hobby Becomes A Hobby Business

Linkilaw Motivation & Success

Do you bake a mean cupcake? Can you whip an event into shape like no other? Well, it might just be time to turn your ‘hobby crush’ into a hobby business you love. Remember Marc Anthony’s famous saying? “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] Perhaps you’ve been mulling over the idea …

silver startups

Why Startups Are A New Retirement Option

Linkilaw Motivation & Success

“Time is wasted on the young” – an oft repeated phrase that surely demonstrates how little time people feel they have to accomplish their dreams. “If I only knew then what I know now” – another memorable quote expressing how youth whittles itself away, before you’re able to stretch out and really get a feel for what you would enjoy …

work life balance

Why Work-Life Balance Matters For Startup Owners

Linkilaw Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

If you’ve just launched a new startup, and have found yourself working 7-day weeks (nearly every week), don’t make the assumption this will stop ‘once things settle down to normal.’ This all has you wondering, when does the work-life balance I wanted start? [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] The truth is, whether you are self-employed or launching a full-blown startup with assistants and employees, …

brand awareness

Business Tips For Building Brand Awareness

Linkilaw Marketing & Social Media, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Building a brand awareness that tells your company’s story and lets consumers know why you are better than your competitors isn’t easy. But it is doable. With some good research, focus and willingness to face the fact that your new product or service isn’t actually going to ‘sell itself,’ you can make an impact. Give People What They Want [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] It …

Google's Secret Interview Process

Around the Web – Google’s Secret Interview Process

Linkilaw Business News, Company Law, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

And we’re back – with another roundup of UK business news and posts for your enlightenment, or just delight, or a bit of both. From landing a job with Google during an online course search, to how one startup made it big by getting people’s luggage to the airport without them. From the way sustainability is forging new leadership, to …