Moving on to things new, and better…

After five and a half years I have to say that so much has changed. I have certainly grown up in some ways and learnt even more but now it is time for me to spread my wings and do so thanking the Ariadne team and all our clients, friends and investors. My appreciation of the struggle that entrepreneurs face … Read More

Doing and Thinking about Local Business: My Four-Axis Approach

I have been preparing for the Google Think Local conference on the 4th October where I am hosting a panel of three who each have a specific and highly relevant experience of thinking about local business or leveraging online opportunities to make business possible local. Joining me are Brad Liebmann (founder of – local mobile advertising network), Peter Gandy … Read More

Yahoo!’s Downfall… Thanks to Shareholders?

Yahoo! an ex-darling of the web doesn’t appear to have much air left in it’s tyres with yet another announcement of a service being stopped. Yahoo had a music service and with Hollywood deal maker Terry Semel at the helm, invested in this sector by buying music match an creating a pre-Last FM version of social music with recommendations, premium … Read More