Monthly Archives: January 2014

Rachel Evatt Skyscanner

Rachel Evatt on selling Zoombu and her role at Skyscanner Interviews

In this fascinating interview, I speak with Rachel Evatt, product director of Skyscanner as she talks me through her entrepreneurial journey, about the struggles of starting a business, getting tract Read More...
Christoph Rieche iwoca

How iwoca is helping small businesses grow – with Christoph Rieche Interviews

Early this week, I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Christoph Rieche, the CEO and co-founder of iwoca, a start-up offering fast-growing ecommerce businesses access to the working capital nee Read More...
Piers Ridyard of Nifty Drives Ltd. Manchester

How Nifty Drives became a Kickstarter success – with Piers Ridyard Interviews

Nifty Drives found its success through Kickstarter and hasn’t looked back since. I invited the CEO of the company, Piers Ridyard as he shares the story of its success. ©JohnHoulihan.com Hi Piers, T Read More...
Thomas Granier Equal Experts

Building a successful company – with Thomas Granier of Equal Experts Interviews

Thomas Granier is the founder of Equal Experts, a professional service firm that delivers Application Development services to blue chip clients, including major investment banks and leading Telecom co Read More...
Danielle Barnetche Alex McGregor Lighthouse Learning

How Lighthouse is making learning mobile for kids – A conversation with the founders Education

I invited the founders of Lighthouse Learning, a children’s digital education company as they share their entrepreneurial journey, how the idea for the company came about and their plans for the fut Read More...
Sohail Rashid

Rightmove and Zoopla, Property Network is joining the party– with Sohail Rashid Interviews

Sohail Rashid, CEO and Founder of Property Network stopped by the YHP HQ this week, sharing some valuable insights into his journey as an entrepreneur, key lessons learnt along the way and advices for Read More...
Jess Stephens Tagpoints

How TagPoints is rewarding customer’s loyalty – with Jessica Stephens Interviews

TagPoints is the new way for businesses to recruit and retain customers while generating valuable data. Using its mobile proximity marketing and loyalty platform, it delivers relevant content to shopp Read More...
IMG_3106

The Pursuit of Happiness: Start-ups in the US Culture

© Mari Smith "Facebook HQ - The Facebook Wall!" Though often derided, the American Dream is an incredibly powerful part of the country’s psyche, lying at the heart of its commitment to capitalism, Read More...
The Smart Future

The Smart Future of M2M Technology Entrepreneurship

© OuiShare "OuiShare Summit 2012" M2M (machine-to-machine) technology is prolific in the start-up scene but can often be drowned out by the flashier innovations in social media and app creation. Apps Read More...
Dressing to impress

Dressing to Impress Culture

© Robert Sheie "Suits" Despite the fact that an increasing number of start-up companies are based around cutting edge technologies and advanced scientific theory, it seems that many of our younger en Read More...
Internet of things

A Bird in the Hand – Starting Up the Internet of Things Entrepreneurship

© Stiftelsen "Det händer på Internet 2013" Recent reports have indicated that tech-giant Google have acquired intelligent thermostat and smoke detector company Nest Labs in a take-over strategy tha Read More...
Email Marketing Mistakes

Top 5 Email Marketing Mistakes to Avoid in the New Year Marketing

It’s 2014, and you know what that means: time to send out a marketing email using setting goals for the New Year as a topical frame. (Hey, isn't that what we’re doing right now?). It’s no wonder Read More...
Colin Hewitt Float

Planning your financial future with Float – Colin Hewitt Interviews

Colin Hewitt is the founder of Float, a cash flow forecasting tool that keeps your cash management forecasts accurate and up to date. I invited Colin on YHP as he shares his entrepreneurial journey. H Read More...
Nick Davies neighbourly

Connecting community projects with companies through neighbourly – with Nick Davies Interviews

Nick Davies is the founder of neighbourly, a digital marketplace that connects community projects with companies that want to make a difference. I invited Nick over on YHP as he shares some of the key Read More...
Line Up

How Barnaby Clark is planning for world domination with Line-Up Interviews

Barnaby Clark is the founder of Planvine, the creator of Line-Up, an app that lets people create a personalised what's on guide. Users can follow their favourite venues to receive a stream of all upco Read More...