Internships should not greet you with ease, but create a safe place for you to fail

Written by Lily Covington on her experience as an intern at Cruxy&Co When I left university and was propelled into the real world, I found myself faced with two options. One was a three-month internship with the security of a job at the end. My interviewer explained that given my background of studying philosophy, I…

Slicing through the hype: 5 challenging take outs from London FinTech Week

Why you’re not selling: most stake holders don’t care about the intricacies of your technology Many tech founders still carry the attitude that if you’re not from a technical background, you fail to understand their “business”. This is why many entrepreneurs fail to find their product market fit & commercialise their business. It’s one thing…

Cruxy’s BBC interview on Uber’s toxic demise: the provocations we didn’t say

Cultural pollution flows from the top down With #deleteuber trending, Travis’ enforced resignation & the firing of over 20 employees in the last month alone, it’s clear that the supposed foundations of the business are well & truly splintered. Uber’s site states “don’t just find your place, create it” but how are employees meant to…

What it actually takes for Tech companies to win in the Chinese market (From an actual Chinese person)

Technology has been undoubtedly booming over the last few years – this has been no different in the Chinese market. China has had more than $110bn worth of tech M&A deals in the past 2 years. The Chinese economy is the second largest in the world – it’s no surprise tech giants like Google, Facebook…