Startup Tips from BizSpark Summit 2010

We were at the Microsoft London office yesterday for the 2010 BizSpark summit – BizSpark being Microsoft’s startup accelerator programme. Keynote speakers were Loic Le Meur, founder of Seesmic, and Alistair Mitchell, CEO of Huddle. (Loic was there with his camera, and if you look carefully at the pictures, you can find both Linda and […]

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The Facebook Places Opportunity

If you haven’t been paying attention Facebook announced Places* last week (see here for background and explanation). Online checkin has become increasingly popular for NetGen users recently, with Foursquare leading the way. But now that Facebook has added this capability for its half a billion users, the dynamics of this market suddenly change. Research shows […]

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Web Favourites Aug 18 2010

This post is part of an occasional roundup of things that I read and found interesting. There won’t be a lot of comment from me, but hopefully you will find the links useful. Enjoy! Interesting stuff I came across recently: Could the Freemium model work in legal services? – I suspect most readers of this […]

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Legal Opportunities #2: Convenience

Well, this all seems rather apt given, the recent Panorama expose on will writers… This photo was taken in my local shopping mall a little while back… A company offering wills for £49, complete with a freephone number and a home visit to complete the paperwork. Now as it turns out, the home visit is […]

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