Category: Leadership & People
Leadership & People| 4 min read
Meet the 2016 Winner of the Best Bootstrapped Startup & Startup Founder of the Year
Christy Laurence is Founder of Plann, an Instagram management tool. Having won both our 2016 Best Boostrapped Startup AND Startup Founder of the Year award, she's now accelerated her startup into Silicon Valley. We caught up with Christy to see what she's been up to since StartCon!
Leadership & People| 3 min read
The Importance of Networking
It’s interesting how the concept of networking was natural to us even when we could barely speak. Cast your mind back to when you were little. Before you went to preschool, your human network was only your family. But on your first day of preschool, you met your first friend who introduced you to their best friend and that’s when your group of friends grew and grew and grew.Essentially, networking in business is developing a system of support and contacts, building your contact base through events and other various social or business opportunities. The wider your network is, the more contacts you have in more places and the more support you have. It’s as simple as that. Still not convinced? Keep reading.