Onwards and upwards

by oneafrikan on December 3, 2009

The last two years have been “interesting”, to say the least. Full of lessons, incredible journeys, and all kinds of growth. I’ve been quiet here for a while now, as I’ve been super busy laying foundations for next steps, so (…)

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Making progress, skimming the molasses

by oneafrikan on September 12, 2009

Yesterday was a good day. As an aspiring social entrepreneur and increasingly part time geek, I’ve had my theories on why technical / programmer / geek / web type people stick to certain kinds of focus areas when trying to (…)

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Ten Startup-Related Panels from the SxSW Panel Picker on ReadWriteStart

by oneafrikan on September 9, 2009

w00t! Pretty excited to see that my panel submission has been highlighted by the folks at ReadWriteStart /ReadWriteWeb… ;-) If you’re going to SxSW and you’re into bootstrapping / building a startup, then this is a great place to start (…)

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Building a startup you love: Set real goals you can achieve

by oneafrikan on September 2, 2009

This is an in-depth post, which is part of a series on Building a Startup You Love. The original (short) version is at: Building a Startup You Love is Hard. The first post was written for ISLabs, and is at: (…)

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Front End Developer job in London, at Kublax

by oneafrikan on August 27, 2009

Location: London, UK Description: Do you believe in user-focused, web standard design and development, driven by simplicity? Kublax is a financial services SaaS start-up based in London, looking for a motivated UI person to help deliver a compelling product for (…)

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Shameless plug – please vote for my panels at SxSW Interactive 2010 ;-)

by oneafrikan on August 26, 2009

If you’ve got a few mins, would appreciate your vote for my panel submission for SxSW next year ;-) Starting and Selling Startups – Lessons From the Coalface This session looks at finding that ‘right idea’ and following it through (…)

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Checkout TechCrunch Europe Guide to Bootstrapping

by oneafrikan on July 31, 2009

Check it out, some good ones: _The TechCrunch Europe Guide to Bootstrapping – Your Advice This week TechCrunch Europe interrogated your hive mind on the subject of bootstrapping your startup. Most startups bootstrap for at least part of their lifetime (…)

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