Capital Enterprise CEO John Spindler talking about product-market fit at an event at Barnsley DMC:

Product-market fit isn’t about having a product that meets the minimum standard, it’s having one that’s best-in-class. It means that if you took your product away from customers, it would make them cry. We’re trying to create a dependency culture – make customers dependent on you to create value.

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  • April 8, 2018

What kind of process would somebody go through if they were looking for the perfect keyboard? I found out after becoming addicted to clackety mechanical keyboards, the sort that would get you kicked out of a coworking space by irate neighbours after 10 minutes of bashing away at one. Continue reading →

  • December 3, 2017

Me, writing about my role at Tech North for

Community management is a fascinating and multifaceted role. On the one hand it’s a listening exercise: what challenges are tech startup founders in the region facing, and how could I help? The latter could involve anything from pointing them in the direction of a Tech North programme – such as Northern Stars or Founders’ Network – to writing an article about their startup or connecting them with somebody in the sector.

I often have to explain to people what my role entails, so it made sense to publish an article on the Tech North website explaining just that. You can read it below or on the Tech North website. Continue reading →

  • November 2, 2017

Leeds-based IT recruiter Amsource Technology asked if they could run a Q&A with me. You can read the end result below, or over at their website. Continue reading →

  • October 1, 2017

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  • March 10, 2014

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  • March 10, 2014

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  • March 10, 2014

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  • March 7, 2014

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  • March 7, 2014

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  • February 10, 2014