I took a decision to suspend the operations of ebdex, which I founded in late 2004. The decision was not taken lightly, but was inevitable given the level of difficulties ebdex faced with its development partner, Affno. I cannot go into more details at present due to legal advice. So what would become of ebdex?
- ebdex will continue to be a registered company in England and Wales.
- ebdex’s office at Daresbury Innovation Centre will be maintained.
- ebdex Consultancy – ebdex will be open for consultancy opportunities in the areas of document exchange solutions, e-invoicing and EIPP, and supply chain finance.
- ebdex Labs – ebdex will explore start up opportunities, especially from the point of providing commercial expertise to technology entrepreneurs.
Personally, I will continue to promote entrepreneurship in the North West of England through:
If anyone is interested in avoiding the pitfalls of outsourcing technology development, or starting up your own enterprise, I am happy to provide any advice I could to make your journey more enjoyable than mine.