Learn about the pros and cons of partnerships and how they can work for you.
Launching in a sector you've never been in before
Having simultaneously quit their jobs in tech in May 2019, friends Kevin Lee and Kevin Chanthasiriphan decided to take the plunge in a sector they knew nothing about – and take on instant ramen.
Nailing your production
Setting up a reliable production process – from prototyping and costing to sourcing and testing – is one of the toughest parts of any new business.
When should you bring in external help?
Unless you’re a Jack of all trades, it’s likely you’ll lack certain skills to bring all the elements of your brand to life. Andy Kirk, design strategy director at 1HQ Brand Agency, answers some critical questions.
Setting up a delivery service in four days
For Berlin-based chefs Lauren Lee and Sarah Durante, quickly setting up their independent delivery service for home-cooked meals was born out of necessity when their regular outlets and orders dried up at the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
The 411 on revenue-based financing
When it comes to raising cash for a business, one option continuing to gather momentum is revenue-based financing. Here’s a swift overview to get you up to speed.
Is your work partner more like a professional soulmate? We chatted with some Mailchimp partners to find out how they are making it work in teams.
How three mobile street-food vendors make a living
Outside of Instagram, there’s hardly any trace of the new wave of mobile pickups. But from Californian BBQ cooked out of a high school to selling chai from a tuk-tuk in Barcelona, they’re proving resilient business models.
What to know before you set up your own delivery service
With the eye-watering commission that third-party delivery services often take, setting up a delivery arm makes sense for many indie food or drinks businesses. Here’s what to know.
Dos and don'ts of rewards-based crowdfunding
Rewards-based crowdfunding offers investors varying levels of non-financial rewards depending on how much is pledged. John Auckland, founder of crowdfunding support agency TribeFirst, shares his advice for those thinking about going down this route.