Business planning

Everyone will talk to you about your business plan, and while it remains the case that start-ups should not let planning get in the way of getting on with the business, it can help any new business to understand the steps that will be needed to get their enterprise off the ground. It also helps businesses stay on track through their later stages.
Business planning

Some Hints on Why Failure Happens to Start-Ups

An article late in 2015 from Pascal Bouvier, a venture partner at Santander InnoVentures made for some interesting reading for anyone looking to launch a business in the gambling space. The posting on the CB Insights website (whttps://www.cbinsights.com/blog/ten-reasons-fintech-startups-fail/) was looking at some of the reasons why start-ups in the fintech sector fail. When reading the piece it struck us at GamCrowd that there were certain aspects of the article that applied to the gambling space, so we thought it worth examining what Bouvier had to say. Read More...

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The Dos and Dont’s of Scaling up

The Dos and Dont’s of Scaling up

Getting from A – the start-up phase – through to B – the growth stage – may sound like a problem that is either too far in the distance to worry about or conversely something that will be a natural evolution and also something not worth worrying about.Read more...

DiscountIF Smashes Crowdfunding Target

DiscountIF Smashes Crowdfunding Target

Innovative retail shopping operator and previous Pitch ICE competitor DiscountIF has reached its Seedrs crowdfunding target of £150,000. The company launched its Seedrs campaign in October and as of the end of December the company had raised over £161,000. The initial offer was for 10% of the company and the money raised now values the company at £1.25m. Read more...

My Top Tips for Pitching at ICE’ by Helen Walton, founder at Gamevy

My Top Tips for Pitching at ICE’ by Helen Walton, founder at Gamevy

We weren’t even that sure if we were going to do Pitch ICE. It was a bit early for us – we only had one game ready to play and another one ‘nearly’ ready. We certainly hadn’t launched and therefore had no real numbers to speak of. In our ‘plan’ it would have been just perfect if ICE had been in June. Or July.Read more...

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