09/03/2021

Our Industry 4.0 (4th) Business Anniversary and the story so far...

00:00 The business is celebrating it's 4th Anniversary 00:35 Bournemouth beach and story of the area 02:29 Telecom House, 35 Holdenhurst Road, Lansdowne, Bournemouth 05:10 The Helm, Lansdowne 05:46 Regus Bournemouth Coworking and Serviced Offices, Lansdowne 05:59 Oxford Point, Lansdowne 06:18 Bailey Point, Lansdowne 07:01 New Secondary School, Bournemouth 07:17 Skyline International Student Accommodation, Lansdowne 08:01 Belaton House, Private Student Accommodation, Lansdowne 08:23 Bournemouth Gateway, Bournemouth University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences 08:53 Home Park, Arts University Bournemouth, Student Accommodation, Lansdowne 08:56 4Com Telephone Systems, Lansdowne 09:11 Seed of the business, formed at ASM DEK Printing Machines, Weymouth, Dorset 13:25 Business Lesson: Form or migrate your business and product towards an area with the right skillset 17:23 Experiences of working in the Digital Economy 18:48 First Bourne Start-up Business Accelerator delivered by Silicon South, Bournemouth 19:30 Investors encourage co-founding a business 21:56 What is a Business Accelerator 23:20 Appling for the Business Accelerator 23:52 The Student Centre, Bournemouth University, Beach Hut Photos 23:58 Business Lesson: We didn't get accepted first time, keep trying! 25:24 The challenges of attending a Business Accelerator as a private business. 26:13 Playing the Game 28:11 Business Accelerator Photos 31:46 The Pitch Event at the start 32:22 What did we get from the Business Accelerator 33:12 The Pitch Event at the end 36:51 Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse your business pitches! 38:41 Where are the other companies now? 41:46 What have we achieved in 4 years? 41:53 MultiPlug Edge Computing Platform 42:29 Quentin SMEMA Hermes Adaptor 43:27 Business Lesson: Eat your own dog food (dogfooding) and Scratch your own itch 44:50 Keep in contact with your local business support bubbles 46:01 Questions and Answers of the experiences in the 4 years 47:17 Q&A If you were starting out now would you do anything differently? 49:41 Q&A What has been the most challenging moment? 51:54 Q&A Any advice about Bootstrapping? 56:58 Q&A What are some things you wish you'd have known before starting? 58:16 Q&A Do you have a backup plan if things fall through? 01:01:01 Q&A Has it been hard to get funds for everything you want to do? 01:05:06 Q&A Do you have an end goal in mind after which you'll stop and move on to something else? 01:05:51 Q&A Do you get any negativity or scepticism about your idea, if so how do you deal with it? 01:09:10 Q&A Do you have any regrets? 01:11:23 David's advice to Business Start-up Founders 01:14:15 Thank you for all the support along our journey and Thank You for watching