One word of advice from Eric Ries

4:09PM | Monday, 13 April 2015 | Rebekah Campbell

Some years ago, I was lucky enough to hear Eric Ries speak. Here's the most important piece of advice he shared with me that day.

Keep dreaming: Why we merged with Beat the Q

11:24PM | Monday, 17 November 2014 | Rebekah Campbell

I was sitting in a coffee shop, mid conversation with one of the small app companies and I allowed my mind to drift. What would the future look like?

What two years have taught me about pitching for investment

4:45PM | Wednesday, 30 April 2014 | Rebekah Campbell

Rethinking how you approach presentations can make a big difference to investment outcomes.

Barriers are imaginary: A lesson from my childhood

4:37PM | Thursday, 10 April 2014 | Rebekah Campbell

As a 13-year-old New Zealander, I wanted to become prime minister. Here's the lesson I learnt by meeting the PM.

Do you want to work at my start-up?

3:02PM | Thursday, 6 March 2014 | Rebekah Campbell

Are you looking to work at a start-up? If so, here are six key tips to help you get the job.

The end of stress

1:09PM | Wednesday, 15 January 2014 | Rebekah Campbell

Now, in the new year, I can admit it: 2013 was stressful and I’m glad it’s over. Here are the four key causes of business stress.

How to create a start-up culture that rivals Google

11:43PM | Wednesday, 13 November 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Are you looking to create a positive work environment for your staff on a limited budget? Here are five ways to create a great company culture without spending a fortune.

One of the worst things you can do in business and in life, and we do it all the time

10:47PM | Thursday, 31 October 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Are you looking to build an honest business? If so, truth be told, there’s one little secret you really need to remember.

How to build the right board for your start-up

10:27PM | Thursday, 10 October 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

A start-up's board helps in many ways, but it can hinder in others. Here are the secrets to finding the perfect directors for your business.

What I’ve learnt about outsourcing

9:49PM | Wednesday, 25 September 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Outsourcing remains a controversial topic and it seems everyone holds a different opinion. Here are my experiences with sending tasks offshore – both good and bad.

Why New Zealand is the perfect place to launch your start-up

9:37PM | Wednesday, 11 September 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Are you looking to launch a new venture? Here are five very good reasons why you should consider starting up – in New Zealand.

Why you should raise money yourself and not hire a corporate advisor

8:55PM | Thursday, 22 August 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Hang around a few start-up events and it's likely you'll bump into someone – usually a 40 to 50-year-old male – who says they’re interested in becoming your 'corporate advisor'. There are some critical reasons why you should say no to them.

Sole founder or co-founders – what’s the best option for your start-up?

7:10PM | Wednesday, 31 July 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

If you have a brilliant business idea, you’ll need to decide whether you want to go it alone or try to find a business partner who can fit your vision. Here are the four key benefits of each option.

Building community: Finding the first 10,000 fans

7:04PM | Tuesday, 16 July 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Once your start-up builds critical mass, you can begin to grow by momentum. Getting to that point, however, is a whole different challenge.

Four things start-ups can learn from extreme sports athletes

7:58PM | Wednesday, 3 July 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

There are more similarities between start-up entrepreneurs and extreme athletes than you may think. Here are four things extreme sportspeople can teach entrepreneurs.

On jealousy (Or why Bill Gates lies awake at night thinking of Einstein)

6:15PM | Tuesday, 18 June 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

In business, jealousy and competitiveness can be important motivators, but how can you maintain a peaceful state of mind while looking over your shoulder? Here are five personal observations and experiences.

How to network as an introvert

5:29PM | Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Do you ever feel a little shy at business conferences or networking events? Here are five tips to help you come out of your shell and make contacts with confidence.

An entrepreneur’s message for family, friends and supporters

5:59PM | Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Recently, a young entrepreneur named Mark asked for some advice. The experience got me thinking about all the negative people who talk would-be entrepreneurs out of starting their own businesses.

How we analysed competitors to design our product

4:49PM | Wednesday, 24 April 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Since launching in the US, Posse has increasingly been compared to major tech sites such as Foursquare. Here are four pieces of inspiration we’ve taken from the tech giants.

Why it’s important to celebrate little victories

4:01PM | Wednesday, 10 April 2013 | Rebekah Campbell

Do you celebrate when your team achieves a key milestone? If not, there are five very good reasons why you should.