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Alexander Nicholson

Alexander Nicholson

An experienced problem solver and project manager: Alex has delivered two ventures having studied at the Universities of Cambridge and St Andrews.

London, United Kingdom
Member since October 22, 2013
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Education
2014 University of Cambridge Entrepreneurship and Finance
2012 University of St Andrews , MA , Sustainable Development (w/Economics and History)

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to be my own boss, and be in control.

My favorite startups:

The Yacht Week, Gentleman's Journal

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Managing the execution process in a timely fashion.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

They aren't actually solving a problem, and instead push people concepts that they think they will want.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

1. Test the problem you are trying to solve with your identified customers before you raise finance. 2 Don't bring on anyone too quickly. 3. Patience with the innovation process - have an alternative cash flow to see you through the delays.