Dear Diary, There are many beautiful places in the UK. You don’t always have to go abroad for a change of scenery. I spent a week travelling to three different places: Bath, Bristol and Shaftesbury. It was a little round-trip, or what I call it, a digital nomading experiment. Well, I believe that most digital…

Coming up with the perfect name that fits your business idea and product like a glove is one of the hardest parts of starting a business. A lot of the time, you have an idea but cannot come up with a name that showcases the whole brand in the way you want it to. Therefore,…

It seems to be that shiny new thing that the pandemic has fast-tracked, but hybrid working isn’t as new as you might think. The publishing house Capital Business Media that produces the magazine Business Matters adopted a hybrid working model in 2011 and they wouldn’t want it any other way. We’ve spoken to Richard Alvin,…

Lynn Nathan is Director of Distribution at Collidr.com and a member and investment committee participant at Kelvin Capital. In her role as an Angel Investor, she regularly attends our business pitch events. Lynn told us in our interview what really matters in a pitch and provides insights into the businesses she invests in. How would…

The first time you attend a professional networking event can be a bit intimidating. Some people might wear a suit and tie, have years of experience, and know exactly how to introduce themselves and their business. There you are staring at the business card in your hand, completely speechless. How should you talk to these…

The term “pitch” is one that we hear often in the start-up space. Everybody seems to be constantly “pitching”. It has nothing to do with an outdoor playing area for sports, like a football pitch. So what is it? What is a business pitch? In short, a business pitch is a presentation of a business…

Dear Flo-working Diary, It was my first co-working experience after a year of lockdown. Coffeeshops weren’t even open yet, but some of the co-working spaces were. I also hadn’t seen Ben – one of the Othership co-founders – in a while, and we decided to choose a special place to celebrate the fact that we…

We had almost forgotten what it feels like. After more than a year of lockdown, months of social distancing, working from home and weeks of rain and grey skies, we were invited to a summer rooftop party in a coworking space in London. It was surprisingly easy to remember how to be social, how to…

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