The Blog

Experimenting Your Way to a Global Music Streaming Community with Gilbert Corrales from Leaf


How a close-knit team upped roots, moved to the UK and created a music-streaming app used by tens of thousands across the globe

7th Sep 2016

Helping Corporates Be More Startup with Howard Rees


Moving quickly and innovating gets harder the larger you get, but the rewards for getting it right are great. Howard Rees from CSC came in to chat with us and outline how he goes about getting larger, more mature companies to "think like a startup".

18th Jul 2016

Building a 20,000-strong community in 1 year: The creation and rise of with Ben Bowler


A chat with the founder of this live streaming music platform about the past, present and future. Pull up, selecta!

30th Jun 2016

Keeping Skills Sharp by Hacking for Good

We got out of the office to hack for a good cause. See how we got on...

27th Jun 2016

How To Raise, Fail and Find Your True Calling: Mental Health in Startups with James Routledge


James's journey from building a business, pivoting and failing to rising from the ashes with a new venture aimed at helping those who've been burned by the startup life

17th May 2016

Life After Techstars: Headliner’s Accelerator Post Mortem with Stan Mcleod


What is a business accelerator? What does it do? Could one help you and your startup?

3rd May 2016

How eBay Listened To Their Early Adopters and Built Long-Lasting Success

How a small website called AuctionWeb became a multi-million-dollar household name by listening to their users.

12th Apr 2016

Lighthouse Book Review: “Creativity Inc” by Ed Catmull


All the secrets behind the masters of storytelling, Pixar. We discuss the ways Ed has built a company where honesty and creativity lie at the heart of everything.

4th Apr 2016

Don’t try and Change the World: Using a Niche to Grow Your Business

Having a plan is essential, and being a company who completely changes an industry is a healthy goal. The issue is trying to run before you can walk.

29th Mar 2016

One Step at a Time: Exploring a New Market With a Lean MVP


How Lighthouse's latest side project, Bandit, is attempting to gain traction by starting small and learning directly from its early adopters

21st Mar 2016