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Finance for tomorrow

We now provide affordable financial resources that scale up or down with...

Jim Shirley ·

The Complete Guide to Smoke Testing

Smoke tests are a low-risk way to test desirability for a product or...

Sam Dickie ·

Thoughts: only brave business leaders can save UK plc

As company founders and business leaders, we have a moral obligation – to...

Campbell Williams ·

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3 Ways to Build a Productive & Healthy Startup Culture

Startups by definition employ fewer people, operate at a fast pace, and pivot more frequently than bigger companies....

Urszula Kotowska @ ucreate Urszula Kotowska ·

Why I Unsubscribed 25% Of My Newsletter Subscribers 

Recently I have been reading about the importance of cleaning and managing newsletter subscriber lists. It’s only...

Sam Dickie @ ucreate Sam Dickie ·

How To Be A Great Junior Team Member

So you finally got a serious job, working with a real team on real projects. A high time you eventually used all those...

Mikolaj Dobrucki @ ucreate Mikolaj Dobrucki ·

Giving Feedback That Matters

This is an article about giving feedback that not only sounds valuable but will actually bring change and help people....

Mikolaj Dobrucki @ ucreate Mikolaj Dobrucki ·

You’re not Jeff Bezos so don’t try to be

You’ve seen the headlines, you’ve read the success stories and now you’re on a mission to join the exclusive unicorn...

Alex Bolas @ ucreate Alex Bolas ·

How to keep internal projects on track

I’ve recently been going through my own internal project (disclaimer - the team at ucreate aren’t haters!) and I’m...

Alex Bolas @ ucreate Alex Bolas ·

Insights from India

Back in November I was lucky enough to visit our team in India and what an experience it was. The cultural differences,...

Alex Bolas @ ucreate Alex Bolas ·

6 Lessons from a Startup Studio

I’ve worked directly with many startups, and indirectly with many more. Here are the top 6 lessons I think Founders can...

Joe Dempsey @ ucreate Joe Dempsey ·

Practical ideation for dreamers

Purposeful ideation is a specialist topic in itself. The ‘Eureka’ moments that hit us while in the bath tub won’t turn...

Our 3rd Birthday

ucreate has turned 3 years old. Not only did we survive, we flourished. Find out our story and the learnings we had...

When to launch your business

In this piece, Matt Jonns, CEO of ucreate, discusses his own start-up journey and what other would-be business owners...

Matt Jonns @ ucreate Matt Jonns ·
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