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Posted by: on June 13, 2017

What it means to go the extra mile

Featuring a letter from an old couple that will make you melt The Letter. Skip to the bottom to see it in context. The other day, we received a large delivery. We were trying to figure out what to do with it as the delivery man wheeled the shrink-wrapped block of boxes into the office. We decided […]

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Posted by: on April 21, 2017

How we raised a £100k seed round with a single cold email

When people find out you run a startup, one of the first things they ask is, “Have you raised any money and how did you do it?”. We always like to joke that we raised our seed round with a single cold email. But actually, it’s a true story, and as I told more people, […]

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Posted by: on April 21, 2017

“How did you get to study at Oxford?”: Alozie’s story

In 1998, having worked for 7 years with Budget Rent A Car as their Europe, Africa and Middle East Financial Accountant, I decided to contract out my services to other organisations. The experience took me to companies like the British Airport Authority, the University of Westminster, Santander Bank, the UK Ministry of Defence and the […]

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