Opening up engagement beyond Techcelerate Internal Network

When you engage too much (i.e. when you become a prolific user) on someone else’s channel, people get bored with you. Once I was thrown out of Manchester Business School’s Alumni Intranet just after it was launched due to heavy usage. Strangely, at the time, no one else used it, so my posts stuck out. […]

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B2B Sales Workshop by Ian Walton of Sales Velocity

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Get your Google Cloud Credits (GCP Credits) now up to $100k

PLEASE READ THE FAQS AT THE BOTTOM. THIS OFFER IS ONLY FOR UK TECH COMPANIES.     When I was just about to wrap for the day, a lovely email arrived from Google granting us the ability to issue credits for Google Cloud Platform. Officially, Techcelerate is a Partner for Google Cloud for Startups Program. […]

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Creating a sales focus startup mindset

Since Sales Velocity partnered with us, I have been discussing with Ian Walton on how to introduce structured sales processes and methodologies into B2B sales. A number of Techcelerate Member Tech Companies focus 100% on B2B sales. Some have a B2C offering with the ability to introduce B2B offers based on insights derived from B2C […]

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Supporting Empact Ventures in Manchester

I recently took part in Super Connect Manchester event organised by Kosta Mavroulakis and the team at Empact Ventures.  If I recall, I first met Kosta at Johnny Cadden’s Business Rocks event in Manchester where he organised an investor pitching event. It was nice of Kosta to remember me and invite me to be part […]

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Insights from running and judging Tech Awards

Original post from Linkedin (posted on 20th Oct 2019) AWARDS My reply to an email from one of my punt investments who seem to have won many (4) awards and want me to vote for another “Seriously xxx, a company’s success should not be measured by the number of awards won. I’ve run awards for […]

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Restructuring communication channels

My attempt to have a functioning Slack channel has not worked miracles as I hoped. It seems a lot of companies are fed up with Slack even though in some cases, they use it for internal communications.   What seems to be working right now is WhatsApp. Our plan to have a large number of […]

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$5k AWS Credits for Techcelerate Member Companies – now up to $100k

After some lengthy dialogue, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has finally given Techcelerate the ability to grant AWS Credits. This means Techcelerate is an AWS Activate Provider (official terminology).     My personal journey with AWS started in 2007 when we used S3 and SQS for building edocr.com. Then I had the privilege to host their […]

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Techcelerate Member, yboo goes into administration

It’s a sad day when any tech company goes into administration. It’s especially sad when one of Techcelerate Member Tech Companies is affected. But no one said the life of a tech entrepreneur is an easy one. They need to fight with many battles each day in order to achieve a significant outcome at the […]

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Who are the best three tech product companies in the world?

You may have come here thinking you would find the names of three companies. Perhaps you expected the names like Salesforce, Microsoft, Google, Amazon the like. I’m sorry to disappoint. Brace yourself to find out the three best product companies in the world, in the order of priority: The users who love the product having […]

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