In business you hear a lot about economies of scale — the idea that if you produce or consume a lot of something you can expect it to be cheaper per unit. But I’ve been wondering recently about whether there’s a different kind of benefit you can get from deliberately trying to create diversity in a group. […]
I’ve been cycling to work pretty much every day for six months now. For some reason I chose one of the coldest, darkest, windiest days of the winter to start and now we’re in a lovely warm stretch with long summer evenings so I’ve seen most things that London can throw at you. A few […]
I admit we might have got a bit carried away on a trip to Columbia Road market yesterday. The flies in the living room no longer stand a chance thanks to this guy.
I’ve generally tried to live by the adage of “always learn from people who are better than you” and yesterday we helped launch the Accelerator AssemblyÂ — a network for EU tech accelerator programmes which we’ll be co-ordinating along with our friends at Seedcamp, Techstars, Seed-DB, Nesta, Startup Weekend and Howtoweb. It shows how much accelerators have […]
Google very kindly invited all the new BGV teams over to their London HQ yesterday evening for a ‘Celebration of the UK’s Computing Heritage’ which was great fun. We got to hear from many of the people who brought the internet into the world both from the US (Vint Cerf, one of the creators of […]
Today is a pretty exciting day for me as it’s day 1 of the Bethnal Green Ventures programme. Over the next three months we’ll be working very closely with the ten teams who made it through our selection process and trying to help them get off to the best possible start. It’s very early days […]