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Small business lessons from New York and London

25 May 2017 8:08 PM
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Entrepreneurship
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Bruce Whitfield interviews Aurik Business Accelerator’s Pavlo Phitidis about his whirlwind fact-finding mission abroad.

Five days in New York City… Five days in London… 31 meetings!

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Aurik Business Accelerator’s Pavlo Phitidis for his weekly small business feature.

Phitidis shared some learnings from his whirlwind tour.

He met with some of the most aggressive tech start-ups in the world and gained insight into their business and funding.

Phitidis also spoke about trends in tech business development and funding processes.

He touched on President Trump and Prime Minister May, and what impact they will have on the business environment.

For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

They believe Trump will bring down regulation and tax rates; making the starting of a business easier.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

He or she who owns the user interface owns the customer.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

This whole thing with Russia in the States is very, very real.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

I met with two CEOs of autonomous car makers.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

You can rent office space by the second, by the minute, by the hour…

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

Throughout London I had free Wi-Fi.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

The robot story is real!

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

Co-botting is using tech to make things easier. You’re assisted by a robot…

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

People are very negative about politics [in London].

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

If you don’t have a cofounder the likelihood of getting funding is much lower.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Accelerator

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25 May 2017 8:08 PM
Tags:
Entrepreneurship
Wesgro
small business
Start-up
tech
start-ups
funding

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