Cardiff Start and We Are Cardiff

Two things this month that I’m proud to have had a small part in helping with… Firstly – I was one of the team that pulled together the Cardiff Start launch.   And secondly, I was a micro-investor, and was interviewed, for the upcoming We Are Cardiff documentary. There’s a launch screening party at Chapter […]

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Digital 2013 – does it reflect the needs of the startup community?

A few months ago the Welsh Government announced Digital 2013, “Wales’ Premier free ICT event”, at the swanky Celtic Manor resort. After a slightly stuttering start (early versions of the website suggesting that all applications to attend would be reviewed, plus the site didn’t load properly in some browsers – criminal for a “digital event”), […]

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National Assembly for Wales youth entrepreneurship inquiry

Last week I gave video evidence to the National Assembly for Wales’ inquiry into youth entrepreneurship. As I don’t really have a huge amount of expertise in the specific area of youth enterprise, our discussion was a lot wider ranging about enterprise in general, and digital and tech startups. The edited, erm, “highlights” are below, […]

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