This page outlines some learnings from a few of the companies I've started.

Rental Hub

Tip 1: Understand your market and user and define you business model before opening a bank account and registering a company.

Tip 2: Don't get caught up what your logo and website look like for MVP.


Hacktivate

Tip 3: Have a mission. Something that everyone can align and push toward it

Tip 4: Have a side hustle. That extra 200-300 per week will make all the difference.

Tip 5: Be passionate about what you are working on but be realistic about how you approach it, don't quit your job or drop out of uni until you've validated your market and identified your users.


Summer of Dev

Tip 6: Learn finance and understand cash flow.

  • Pay yourself last
  • Spend less than you earn
  • Avoid bank loans at all costs.
  • Understand which taxes you will be liable for.

Tip 7: Ask for help. Get yourself a trusted mentor or advisor asap.

Tip 8: Read and listen.

Here is a list of my favourite podcasts: (in no particular order)

Any questions feel free to reach out.