Barefoot CEO: Notes on Wartime vs Peacetime

by oneafrikan on October 26, 2014

I’m reading Ben Horowitz’s book, for the second time. The first time was before The Forge. For a long while I’ve been wrestling with this notion of the Wartime / Peacetime CEO. Looking back over the last 2.5 years, there (…)

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What I’ve learnt from the trenches of startup eCommerce in London

by oneafrikan on September 18, 2014

I’ve spent almost two weeks writing this. At first it was too personal, then it became too anecdotal, so I’ve settled on a list of things which I think are concrete lessons I can impart, and which are easily digestible. (…)

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Creating Systems & Processes that provide the framework for rapid growth. Talk from Scaling Startups London.

by oneafrikan on March 27, 2014

Did a talk today on my experiences scaling a startup, at the London Fast Growth Forum. Here it is: