SETsquared Blog

Day 7: Values and culture

18 May 2016
Boston by night
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Day 5: Ignore hidden costs at your peril

16 May 2016
One company practicing their USA-focused pitch for an invited audience of VCs and advisors
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Day 4: A trip to the infinite corridor

13 May 2016

The photo shows the various entrepreneurs attending the kTeams accelerator in front of the MIT Great Dome. We had a great tour of selected MIT buildings, including the “infinite corridor”. It was...

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Day 3: Take out the tech and focus on value

12 May 2016

More work on positioning today, focusing positioning further for the USA and for the selected audience. The focus remains simplifying and concentrating on the bare essentials. Extensive work on...

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Day 2: How to win VCs and influence them

11 May 2016

Day 2 started at around 04:00am for me with Jetlag still working through my system.  After a few hours working with the team in England, I set off for the Cambridge Innovation Centre for the...

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Day 1: Get to the point and do it fast

10 May 2016
Mike Austin, CEO of Fresh Relevance a Southampton SETsquared member company, reflects on the whirlwind that has been his first day on the kTeams accelerator programme in Boston.
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SETsquared’s Researcher to Innovator programme (R2I) changed my work as an academic

27 Apr 2016
After my PhD I worked a few years in industry, before taking the plunge into academia. Even though I worked in a research institute before, the change to working for a University was a bit of a...
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Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

17 Apr 2016

On the 8th April I was invited to attend the Express & Echo 2016 Business Awards, held at Sandy Park in Exeter. With the encouragement of Joe Pearce I had entered an application for MGR Music...

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National Business Awards & Wedding Band

28 Mar 2016

There has been a lot happening since my last post in August 2015! Firstly, I was very privileged to be able to join the University of Exeter at the National Business Awards in November, where the...

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Why I want SETsquared to lead the way for female tech entrepreneurs

07 Mar 2016

Martha Lane Fox’s 2015 Dimbleby Lecture identified the question of; ‘How to get more women into technology?’ as being key to the digital future of the nation.

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