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Video Series | The Elevator Pitch
Here it is, our new online video series offering advice for startups looking to maintain growth in the coming months. The series dubbed ‘The Elevator Pitch’ features our CEO, Kate offering top tips inside a lift as it travels between floors....
Performance Marketing: Everything you need to know in...
First things first: What is performance marketing? If you drew a March of Progress equivalent for marketing and advertising, you would probably have your primate as early printed advertising, up through billboards, radio, TV, telemarketing and ending with performance marketing...
Guide to UK Startup Funding
For all startups looking to shift from promise to performance, funding makes all the difference. Finding out who the funds are, where they’re based, plus what resources and network they offer is a common challenge for startup founders.   In...
Adapting your marketing strategy during uncertainty
Events like Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic are stark reminders for businesses of the need to plan for uncertainty. In a world of rapidly evolving social networks and technologies, businesses of all sizes need to develop more agile go-to-market strategies...
We’ve partnered with Teston.io to transform startup user...
We’re thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership that gives UK startups the opportunity to validate product/market fit and identify opportunities to scale faster. The collaboration with Oslo-based user testing platform, Teston will provide scaling businesses with greater access to...
Welcome Chris! Our New Director of Client Growth
Chris Peters, former Performance Director at Mindshare has joined GrowthMinds as our new Director of Client Growth. At Mindshare, Chris led accounts for BP, Three and scaleups like Dollar Shave Club and Birchbox. The choice to leave one of the world’s largest...
Ultimate SaaS Startup Map of Greater Manchester
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is one of the biggest sectors of Greater Manchester’s thriving startup scene. With more and more startups and investors making the North West their home, the region is often championed as a challenger to the London SaaS scene. To...
3 Reasons to Growth Hack Your Startup with...
It’s no secret that growth hacking can transform a startup’s trajectory. With the right team and framework; reaching targets, getting funding and reaching exit all becomes possible. But how do you ensure a growth hacking strategy and methodology is properly...
How to master customer interviews and find product/market...
It’s brutal but 9 out of 10 startups are destined to fail. 20% of small businesses don’t even make it through their first year. “How do I make sure that I’m one of the 10%?” is a question the industry’s finest...
My takeways after 8 years working with and...
Founding a SaaS startup is a complex tightrope walk of figuring out how to grow, without burning so much cash that the business will run out of an investment before the returns come in. Kate Fairhurst, the founder of GrowthMinds,...
Five tips on what to avoid when pitching...
It’s easy to find guides on how to fundraise. In fact, the internet is full of them. However, as vital as it is to follow the advice of the experts on how to seek start-up capital, it’s just as important...
SaaS Growth Hacks – The ultimate SaaS leaders...
As we’ve covered many times before, growth hacking, specifically SaaS growth hacks can have a huge impact on your business. But what is actually working? There are plenty of posts on the web that’ll give you a huge list of...