Secret ambitions, early exits and bootstrapped lessons

* This is the first post by James Devonport Wood, MD of accredited Facebook developer PageHub

There is a significant gap in Europe for early stage funding for startups seeking less than £500,000. While new funds and incubators are starting to emerge, the lack of finance available is leaving European tech businesses at a disadvantage to their North American counterparts.

For many startups, bootstrapping a business is the only method of starting a company although this does have its advantages. Bootstrapped startups are more likely to have a more realistic business model and to be profitable early on. Continue reading

Thinking of going to New Orleans and CTIA? You can now go for free…

North America’s biggest wireless trade show CTIA takes place from May 8-10th May and this year is in the wonderful New Orleans.

Since Katrina the city depends on conferences such as CTIA to help its economy, so this publication recommends you help the city and attend the show.

To that end, Monty’s Outlook can offer you a special Platinum code for free entry to the show. This also means the money you save can be spent in the bars of Bourbon Street… or in other ways you prefer… nudge-nudge, wink-wink

To take advantage of this just click here and enter Monty4CTIA for your free pass. This offer ends at midnight on May 1st so be quick.