With the world advancing quicker than many of us can keep up, it’s imperative that when in preparation for your pitch, you take into consideration a few factors to ensure you portray yourself and your product or service idea in the best way possible.

Pitching in itself can be a…


There may be that point in your life when you wake up and think;

“I hate what I do for my job and I know I can do something more meaningful and for myself.”

You might be there now, or you may always love what you do (lucky you).

But…


One of the most interesting aspects of my work as a startup consultant is that every business that I come across is distinctly different from the last.

Many areas of work are able to boast that “no two days are the same”, but what makes the work that I’m engaged…


It’s the start of a new year, and for many, this means a new shift in focus for their business. Maybe 2020 was the year you focused on growth, product viability, or market — but now you feel ready to start looking for investment.

There are two questions to ask…


Actively seeking investment is notoriously hard as a startup. The time for investment comes at different points in everyone’s journey, however, it pays to be preparing yourself for this time from the get-go.

Many entrepreneurs are under the false belief that the only critical factor when finding investors, is the…


The thought experiment of Schrödinger’s Cat, is regularly used as an example to prove the validity of something’s existence. …


As a product manager, it seems natural that my emphasis is on how companies can, and should, productise to get the most from their business.

When we think of product-based companies, you’re likely to be thinking of tangible, in-hand products, rather than software or apps. …


If you have an innovative tech startup idea, it’s easy to start comparing yourself to top tech founders in the world. Admittedly, an IBM study found that 33% of the S&P 500 CEOs’ undergraduate degrees are in engineering. Meanwhile, business administration degrees is a third of that number.

Does that…


It’s completely natural to doubt yourself as the founder of a startup. No matter your age or background and experience, it’s a daunting challenge you’re facing, and when you start out alone, every decision comes down to you. …


One of the hardest decisions to make as a founder or entrepreneur-to-be, is whether your product idea is viable. Founding a startup takes time, money and dedication. The short-term payoff is minuscule, but long-term, it could change your life.

For this reason, it’s not something anyone should jump to lightly…

Alexander Weekes

Alex Weekes is a Digital Product Manager, Associate Lecturer, and Startup Consultant working with some of the world's most innovative startups and technologies.

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