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Month: November 2014

Ajaz Ahmed #CutTheCrap

I had the pleasure to listen to Ajaz Ahmed, the founder of £1.6 billion Freeserve today at the TiENorth event at HSBC, Spinningfield, Manchester. I’ve hosted Ajaz before, in fact twice and he was the keynote speaker at our first Northern Tech Awards in 2011. Today’s session was title #CutTheCrap and was full of great case studies and advice for the budding entrepreneur. What was remarkable about his speech was that every slide simply had a unique hashtag. It was optimised for tweeps. manojranaweera Say everyday #ineedmycustomers more than they need me #CutTheCrap @Ajaz_Ahmed 10/11/2014 19:20 manojranaweera Love the #uglybabysyndrome…

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Emotional Day!

Just got back home from two days of discussing strategy and commercialisation of Livestax with the full team and facilitators. We covered an amazing amount of work, got to know the strengths and weaknesses of the team much better than ever before. It has taken over 3 years since Phil Brown of Causeway Technologies and Ross Alderson of Powershift Media came up with the concept. We are finally getting closer to the public release of V2 of Livestax (V1 was launched inside Causeway in Jan 2014). It was also an emotional day as I requested to become a partner to Livestax…

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