The Entrepreneur Agony Aunt Blog

Keeping it real, making it happen and telling the startup founder's story like it is. Because there are no mistakes that someone else hasn't already made.

Tales from serial tech entrepreneur Vicky Brock's experiences in founding, growing, building teams, raising money, getting to product market fit and failing fabulously!

October 13, 2019

The six questions I ask myself before I do a startup, and how finding a problem worth solving helped me find my purpose again. My TEDx talk Glasgow Caledonian University, October 12 2019

July 11, 2018

I want to challenge the assumption that an acquisition or exit is always good, and the ultimate success outcome that entrepreneurs and their teams should aspire to. Let's be more honest with ourselves and each other on the reality of what most exits look like, beca...

April 20, 2018

Get Market Fit, my 4th startup, made its debut yesterday. I launched at EIE18, Scotland's grand-scale technology investor showcase. 6 months ago, when I was sure my next great idea would come to me at any moment, it made complete sense to commit to pitching my name...

December 20, 2017

It is impossible for a startup to thrive and grow in complete isolation. You need customers, staff, supporters and advisors. And that means that whether you are a social butterfly or the most reluctant introvert, you will need to systematically access multiple pools of...

December 6, 2017

My new Entrepreneur Agony Aunt podcast to support startups, CEOs and founders through the personal and professional challenges of growing their business is now live - on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean and more Each week I’ll be joined by a high profile, expert gue...

November 22, 2017

One of the most common questions I get asked by first time pre-start founders is "How?" Here are my tips on how to start, what to focus on and the tactics that make your time and money go further

November 14, 2017

it is demotivating and scary when no one else seems to be working as hard as you. When productivity problems hit, your startup suddenly feels on very shaky foundations. But if you don't tackle this problem fast it will kill your business. An early stage company has...

November 6, 2017

It's OK to not be OK. Despite your peers' amazing PR - the reality is always tougher than it seems. These fears are shared by most entrepreneurs at some point in startup life - let's start talking more openly about it

October 24, 2017

Success as a startup is ultimately about the people and the numbers. Yet so many founders and entrepreneurs don't have a strong grip on the financial basics - here's the essential concepts, metrics and resources to help

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