Profit margins and target markets.

Profit margins Selling items with high profit margins is where the money is at. Ask Apple! In just 18 months between October 2010 and March 2012, gross margins on iPhone were between 49 and 58%, an almost unheard of figure for a consumer electronics product. Apple didn’t get to be…

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Professional Networking. Never Stop.

Below is a post sent in to us by Rob who is a contact of ours working on a new social website called Akin. The post is written by one of their Interns called Victoria. Professional Networking. Never Stop. When I had my first experience of professional networking, I didn’t…

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A few points on The Education System

The more time I spend with certain entrepreneurs and business people the more complaints and criticisms I hear about the Irish Education System and how it is failing the youth of Ireland at the moment. I decided to share my own views on the system in the areas of tech…

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What will people pay for?

What will people pay for? It was only yesterday that my business partner, Lukasz and I took our girlfriends to dinner and when walking home we passed a small cupcake shop which specialised in selling unique and attractive cupcakes. The girls quickly commented on how they would love to own…

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How software is sold Pros and Cons

How software is sold Pros and Cons A lot has changed in the last 10 years in the software market. We have drifted away from a time when all software was bought, downloaded and then used. “Free to play” ,SAAS, advertising and the selling of big data have become the…

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What accelerators are looking for in startups

What accelerators are looking for in startups Accelerators are becoming increasingly popular as governments and companies across the world are trying their best to create new jobs, come across the next big thing or be the reason the next facebook got off the ground. They usually offer a sum of…

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