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Category: Founders’ Network

Startups: read this before you hire your first employee

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Pete Smith is co-founder of Songkick and Silicon Milkroundabout. He will be giving at talk about sourcing, hiring and leadership at Tech North’s Founders’ Network Summit on 2 March 2017. … read more

Don’t be scared of cap tables

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Deborah McGargle, an experienced entrepreneur, investor and business mentor, will be delivering a workshop on planning the financial future of your business at Tech North’s Founders’ Network Summit on 2nd … read more

Nailing that crucial deal: preparation, sales and negotiation

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Gerald Vanderpuye, co-founder of BuyerDeck, will be delivering a workshop on nailing crucial deals at Tech North’s Founders’ Network Summit on 2nd March 2017. In this guest post he discusses why … read more

How to stop screwing up your customer conversations / Founders’ Network Knowledge Series

Business meeting

Before we’ve reached product-market fit, our main goal when we talk to customers is to learn. Sales is a by-product of learning what people care about. The number one mistake … read more

Intelligent hiring means more than an interview / Founders’ Network Knowledge Series

Matt Johnson - founder at Form

So you’re getting your business off the ground and are bringing new people into your team. If you were to ask a mentor who has trodden the path of building a … read more

What you could have learned at Founders’ Network so far

Founders Network

In the last week of July, we kicked off our new Founders’ Network programme with three events on three consecutive days in three different cities. Our August events will be … read more

3 ways founders can avoid writing a hiring horror story [Founders’ Network Knowledge]


Our Founders’ Network events might be exclusive to our hand-picked network of digital business founders in the North of England, but we’re keen to share the knowledge and insights from these events … read more

The biggest mistake of your first funding round / Founders’ Network Knowledge

Business meeting

Our Founders’ Network events might be exclusive to our hand-picked network of digital business founders in the North of England, but we’re keen to share the knowledge and insights from … read more

Give your startup a leg up: Join Tech North’s Founders’ Network

Founders Network

Founders’ Network is a programme that has been designed specifically for tech startup founders in the North of England. Its purpose is threefold: provide access to top quality learning to help … read more

How Tech North is helping to drive healthcare innovation in Barnsley

Connected Health feat

How can designers and digital technology specialists work with healthcare professionals and patients to create pioneering solutions to real problems? Connected Healthcare is a series of events aiming to find out, and Tech … read more



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